Advancing School-Connected Strategies for Children's Health and School Success


The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools (CHHCS) is a nonpartisan policy, applied research, resource and technical assistance center with a history of developing school-connected strategies for better health and education outcomes for children. CHHCS partners with foundations, government health and education agencies, school districts, and providers across the country to support their school-connected initiatives.


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We envision a society where school and community environments foster health and opportunities for all students to thrive.




Project Highlight: DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice

CHHCS organizes and facilitates the DC School Behavioral Health Community of Practice (DC CoP). The DC CoP provides a learning community to support DC’s School Behavioral Health Expansion Initiative in the District of Columbia's public and public charter schools. Funded by District of Columbia Department of Behavioral Health.

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