Mission, Vision, Strategic Goals

The School-Based Health Alliance is a non-profit organization that has a mission to improve the health status of children and youth by advancing and advocating for school-based health care.

School-Based Health Alliance believes that:

  • Children and adolescents need high quality, accessible, culturally competent, comprehensive health care.
  • The school setting is a sensible and appropriate place to deliver health care because that is where the students are.
  • Ideally, the full scope of services is provided directly in a SBHC; alternative models may be dictated by resources and the needs of the community.
  • SBHCs reduce health inequities and improve health outcomes for underserved youth.
  • SBHCs should be fairly reimbursed for the high-quality health services they provide.