School Health Connection
Every child and adolescent in greater New Orleans develops and learns in a healthy school community.
School Health Connection provides leadership and coordination to promote healthy school communities and access to health services so that children and youth in the Greater New Orleans area can reach their full potential.
About School Health Connection (SHC)
School Health Connection (SHC) is a regional collaborative effort formed in 2006 to support the rebuilding and expansion of School Based Health Centers (SBHCs) in the greater New Orleans area following Hurricane Katrina. SHC collaborative partners include local and state government and school systems, universities, medical institutions, foundations, and community partners. School Health Connection is a program of the Louisiana Public Health Institute and is currently funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the GE Foundation.
SHC’s goal is to improve overall health of students and school communities. SHC provides support and technical assistance to school-based health centers in the greater New Orleans area. In addition, SHC works with schools in Orleans Parish to develop comprehensive school wellness programs.To contact School Health Connection, call 504.301.9800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information, visit the links on the right hand side of this page.