Dr. Robert E. Appleby's School Based Health Centers play a critical role in Norwalk students' lives.
New Haven Public Schools Superintendent Garth Harries and Mayor Toni Harp joined second-grader Ramaya and
fourth-grader Jamelette Dixon Tuesday to cut the ribbon of the Smile New Haven! school-based dental clinic at Troup.
that joins primary care providers and specialists to discuss challenging cases in a particular subject area.
United Community and Family Services is already overwhelmingly busy with student visits.
Even though starting this fall all city schools have a full-time nurse, an on-site health clinic can provide all or
most of the services of a doctor’s office, including shots and prescriptions.
Clifford Beers Clinic provides mental health intervention in an effective community partnership that improves comprehensive
health care in schools. As early as 1961, Clifford Beers Clinic was reaching out to area schools to explore the need for services.
Today, the CIFC has an operating budget of more than $12 million. The not-for-profit organization runs a variety of Danbury
programs including Head Start, school-based health centers and a community-based health center for low-income families.