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Committed to advancing health care access in schools and helping ensure the health and academic success of youth statewide.


School-based Health Centers in Washington

School-based Health Centers (SBHCs) are emerging in Washington State and across the country as an effective way to deliver consistent, high quality primary health care and mental health services to children and adolescents.



The Need

Washington’s children and youth are suffering the devastating physical, mental and social impacts of a health care crisis. Thousands in every community lack access to quality, affordable and preventive health care.

News & Updates

SBHC Day of Action: June 4

With a bill in the House extending the school-based health center (SBHC) authorization program, this is the moment in time to solidify SBHCs as a federal program. Act now.

Opportunities for public comment on Seattle's levy that supports school-based health centers. 

The Seattle City Council and Department of Education and Early Learning are offering opportunities for community comment on the proposed Families, Education, Preschool, and Promise Levy, which is slated for the November 2018 Seattle ballot. Learn more.

 

 

Welcome to Washington School-based Health Alliance

The Washington School-based Health Alliance is an advocacy organization committed to advancing health care access in schools and helping ensure the health and academic success of children and youth statewide. Washington’s children and youth are suffering the devastating physical, mental and social impacts of a health care crisis. Thousands in every community lack access to quality, affordable and preventive health care.

Untitled-4.jpgThe Washington School-based Health Alliance provides strong leadership in the school-based health care movement through its efforts to build and sustain local, statewide and national support.

Make a difference!

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Our Vision

All children and youth are healthy, thriving and successful.

Our Mission

Advance and advocate for school-based health care to ensure the health and academic success of children and youth statewide.

Our Goals

Build local, statewide and national support for school-based health care. Provide strong leadership for the SBHC movement in Washington State.