Supporting LGBTQ Youth Through SBHCs

During the month of June, people around the world celebrate Pride Month. An important month for the LGBTQ community and their allies, Pride Month is marked by parades, abounding rainbow decorations, and outward expressions of solidarity. However, LGBTQ youth need support well beyond the month of June and school-based health providers are uniquely positioned and…

SBHC Planning Grant Opportunity

Crossposted from the Washington School-Based Health Alliance. Kaiser Permanente Washington is releasing an RFP for the planning of school-based health centers (SBHCs). The investment will support up to five collaborative partnerships in the planning and development of SBHCs for the purpose of improving the health of young people, promoting the full participation of SBHCs in…

Seattle’s Police Chief Visits Interagency SBHC

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, Interagency Academy’s School-Based Health Center (SBHC) welcomed interim Seattle Police Chief, Carmen Best. Staff from Public Health–Seattle & King County, sponsor agency Kaiser Permanente, and Seattle Public Schools (including Principal, Kaaren Andrews) led Chief Best on a tour and introduced her to clinic services. An enthusiastic thank you to the school and clinic staff…