Our Impact

 

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 2020-2021 school year, we served a total of 18,652 people.

Youth

During the 2020-2021 school year, Health Connected served 13,485 students at 88 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:

 

  • 88% of 5th and 6th graders feel more confident to intervene if a friend made negative remarks about someone's body or looks.

 

  • 83% of 7th and 8th graders can now talk about sexual health with their parent(s) or a trusted adult.

 

  • 90% of 9th graders agree that this program made it easier for them to practice safer sex now or in the future.

 

  • 66% of those in Special Education can now talk about sexual health with their parent(s) or a trusted adult.

Parents

During the 2020-2021 school year, Health Connected provided our Parent Services programs (adapatable workshops on family communication surrounding puberty and sexuality and information sessions) to 4,344 parents of adolescents and pre-adolescents.

Providers

During the 2020-2021 school year, Health Connected trained 823 education professionals through our Training & Technical Assistance program, impacting roughly 57,000 additional students.

To learn more about Health Connected's impact, download our latest Annual Report and Impact Report below: