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. Philip Porter of Harvard, together with Dr. Julia Graham Lear of Children's Hospital, provide technical assistance and direction for the School Based Adolescent Health Care Program. The program was authorized at $16.8 million in December 1985 to provide six-year support to up to 20 local health provider institutions for the establishment 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 $69,609.00

Awarded on: 1/3/1989

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

Grant Number: 13209


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