Now accepting applications for the School-Based Health Centers Enhancement Grants RFA – apply by November 21!  

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids We are excited to share that the Best Starts for Kids School-Based Health Centers Enhancement Grants RFA request for applications (RFA) is now open! This funding opportunity closes on Monday, November 21 at 2PM, please submit your application by then.   Click here to view the full funding opportunity details and…

Legislators Visit Renton SBHC

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance In May, U.S. Representatives Kim Schrier and Adam Smith and Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra toured the SBHC at Renton High School (sponsored by HealthPoint) to bring awareness to the drop in routine childhood vaccinations. Read more on Representative Schrier’s website. 

Best Starts Announces Funding for School Based Health Centers 

Crossposted from Best Starts Blog Children and young people have better health outcomes and overall well-being when they can routinely access care for their mental, behavioral, emotional and physical health. One way Best Starts is working to reduce barriers for young people to accessing health services is by funding School Based Health Centers (SBHC).   These…

Best Starts Hosting Third Quarter Virtual Open House June 29 

Crossposted from Best Starts for Kids Best Starts for Kids is hosting a virtual Open House June 29 for BSK Champions, existing and potential community partners, to learn more about upcoming funding opportunities.  At Best Starts we recognize that to build programs that support thriving families, babies, children, and young people, we must build our work in…

Free and Accessible Professional Development and Training Opportunities for Organizations

Crossposted from Schools Out Washington (SOWA) The following trainings are available to all our School-Based Health Center (SBHC) colleagues and sponsor organizations. King County Professional Learning System (KCPLS) supports free and accessible professional development and training opportunities for organizations and/or individuals that are:  Best Starts for Kids (BSK) Strategy 5-24 grantees  BSK – Out of School Time…