What Are School Based Health Centers?
School-Based Health Centers are comprehensive primary care programs, located within schools and linked to community-based services. They provide medical and mental health screening and treatment for young people who might otherwise not have access to primary care. School-Based Health Centers have proven to be successful vehicles for addressing the challenges of adolescent health care. They are designed to be accessible, affordable, confidential, and teen friendly.
Who Can Use the Health Center?
The District 207 School-Based Health Center is open to any student at who has a signed parental consent form.
How is the Health Center Funded?
The Health Center receives funding from a state grant and private donations. An advisory Board at School Personnel and Community members oversee these efforts.