At Health Connected, we are committed to maximizing our impact in the communities we serve. To learn more about our impact on California's youth and the families and schools that support them, check out our indicators of success:
During the 2018-2019 school year, Health Connected served 15,760 students at 102 schools, primarily in San Mateo County and Santa Clara County, through our Youth Services program (in-school puberty and sexuality education for students ages 10-18).
Among students who received our Youth Services program:
72% of 5th and 6th graders now feel more comfortable with their body and puberty changes.
90% of 7th and 8th graders would intervene if their friend made homophobic or transphobic comments.
72% of 9th graders now feel more comfortable accessing clinic services.
91% of 11th and 12th graders agree that this program made it easier for them to practice safer sex now or in the future.
During the 2018-2019 school year, 10,393 parents and guardians completed an interview with their child about sex, sexuality, and relationships as part of our Youth Services program.
We also provided our Parent Services program (adapatable workshops on family communication surrounding puberty and sexuality) to 1,877 parents of adolescents and pre-adolescents.
Among parents and guardians who completed the interview with their child:
80% agreed that the program made them feel more comfortable talking with their child about sex, sexuality, and relationships in the future.
During the 2018-2019 school year, Health Connected trained 742 education professionals through our Training & Technical Assistance program, impacting roughly 71,015 additional students.
Among teachers whose students received in-school puberty or sexuality education through our Youth Services program:
100% said that they would invite Health Connected back to their classroom next year.
To learn more about Health Connected's impact, download our latest Annual Reports below:
During the 2018-2019 school year, we served a total of 18,379 people.