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Planning for a New School-Based Health Center

Resources for Planning New SBHCs

Any community may choose to plan for a SBHC. At times, the SBHC State Program Office (SPO) has state planning grants available to support the readiness and implementation of a new SBHC. Please check out the funding tab for possible state planning grant opportunities.

We encourage any community interested in developing and opening a SBHC to review the following documents:

This information will help smooth your planning process and ensure your SBHC will be prepared to meet the SPO Standards for Certification. Once opened, a SBHC may request to be certified by the SBHC State Program Office (SPO).

For more information about planning new SBHCs, SPO encourages communities to contact the SBHC State Program Office at or 971-673-0871.