Innovation Award—Community Service ~ 2012
Los Angeles Unified School District
School-Based Health Clinics Program
The Los Angeles Unified School District Human Services Division and the Facilities Services Division joined efforts to develop school-based health clinics program that deliver quality health, mental health, and human services accessible by students to help them achieve a higher level of well-being. Through a network of medical service providers and community partners, LAUSD operates 33 school-based clinics and 99 mobile clinics. Fifteen new wellness centers and the 99 mobile van sites have been funded by innovation school construction bond funds. This effort provides the most underserved student populations with access to quality healthcare.