Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 1:12am

Partners

National:

Center for Health Care in Schools- The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools supports the good health of children and adolescents by working with parents, teachers, health professionals and school administrators to strengthen successful health programs at school.

School-Based Health Alliance - Formerly the National Assembly on School-Based Health Care (NASBHC), SBHA was founded in 1995 and is the national voice for school-based health centers (SBHCs).

State:

The Sisters of Saint Joseph Health and Wellness Foundation- SSJHWF was established to address the health needs of West Virginians. The Foundation focuses its efforts on specific projects with the most promise to impact the long-term health of West Virginia's children. The SSJHWF is currently focused on funding projects from the West Virginia School-Based Health Initiative, WV Child Advocacy Network (Child Advocacy Centers), and Partners in Community Outreach (In-Home Family Education)."

Marshall University School Health Technical Assistance Center- MUTA is place to go for resources, assistance, and training related to school-based health centers and school-based behavioral and oral health programs in West Virginia.

West Virginia Department of Education - The West Virginia Department of Education is the state education agency of West Virginia. It is headquartered in Charleston. 

West Virginia Bureau for Public Health- Division of Primary Care- The Division of Primary Care within the Office of Community Health Systems and Health Promotion allocates funding to community-based comprehensive Primary Care Health Centers and Free Clinics (Health Rights) to improve the health status among medically underserved (uninsured) populations. Both State and Federal grant funds support efforts to provide quality, accessible health care services regardless of ability to pay. School-Based Health Centers and Black Lung Clinics Programs also receive their funding.

West Virginia Bureau for Behavioral Health & Health Facilities- Division of Children's Services- The behavioral health needs of children and families are a priority service concern within the Division of Children's Services. The Division reaches out to Behavioral Health providers Statewide by providing allocations and technical assistance to develop the most appropriate services within all communities in West Virginia. Such services funded by the Division include crisis services, special outreach to schools, in-patient hospitalization and innovative projects which model the best practice for serving children, with a serious emotional disorder, and their families.

Expanded School Mental Health in West Virginia- ESMH is a partnership between the West Virginia Department of Education and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.  "Expanded school mental health" refers to programs that build on core services typically provided by schools.

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care- WVAHC is a diverse group of individuals concerned about the rising cost of health care and health care insurance coverage.  Their work includes working toward preserving and protecting the Affordable Care Act.

West Virginia Association of School Nurses- West Virginia Association of School Nurses, Inc. is a specialty nursing organization devoted exclusively to meeting the needs of school nurses and the children that school nurses serve. WVASN has a membership of over 200 school nurses and friends of school nurses.

West Virginia Asthma Coalition- The West Virginia Asthma Coalition (WVAC) is a diverse group of organizations and individuals committed to reducing the growing burden of asthma in our state

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy- The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy is a policy research organization that is nonpartisan, nonprofit, and statewide. 

West Virginia Children's Health Insurance Program-  WVCHIP was created to help working families who do not have health insurance for their children.  You want your kids to be healthy. One good way to keep them healthy is making sure they get medical care. Children who get good medical care have a better chance of being healthy and doing well in school

West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition- WVHKFC, along with other individuals, private organizations, and state agencies, work to improve the health of children and families in West Virginia.

West Virginia Immunization Network- For more than a decade, The West Virginia Immunization Network (WIN) has worked with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Immunization Services to improve the health of all West Virginians by working cooperatively to prevent disease through increased immunization rates across the lifespan.

WVSBHA | PO Box 11436 | Charleston, WV 25339 | wvsbha@gmail.com
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