Technical assistance and direction for RWJF's School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program

The Foundation's School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program was designed to strengthen the capacity of communities and families to meet the multiple health and health-related needs of adolescents by utilizing local public secondary schools as a principal locus of care.Dr. Julia Graham Lear of Children's Hospital, together with Dr. Philip Porter, of Harvard University, provide technical assistance and direction for the School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program. The Foundation authorized funds to provide six-year support to up to twenty local health provider institutions for the establishment of first-line primary care health centers in the public secondary school facilities. The support period will have two phases -- two years and four years. Nineteen first-stage grants have been made for the establishment of health clinics in twenty-three schools located in fourteen cities.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $331,433.00

Awarded on: 1/3/1989

Time frame: 1/1/1989 - 12/31/1989

Grant Number: 13193


Children's National Medical Center

111 Michigan Avenue, N.W.
Washington, 20010-2970

Julia Graham Lear
Project Director