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School-Based Health Programs

School-Based Health Programs

Hackley Community Care’s (HCC) School-Based Health Programs are designed to meet students and families where they live: in their neighborhoods. HCC was established in the schools in 2005 when HCC was awarded a state grant to operate in three middle schools. The purpose of the School-Based Health Programs was to create a model of care for underserved children and youth through health education. Services have continuously expanded to include health, dental care, and behavioral health services.

Today, the School-Based Health Programs model has expanded services to include two Child and Adolescent Health Centers at Muskegon High School and Oakridge Middle / High School. The school-based health program has developed successful partnerships with 13l Muskegon County School districts. The Muskegon Teen Health Center and Oakridge Teen Health Center serve as the Network Hub to 13 school-based sites that serve as an anchor for kids, residents, neighborhoods, and schools. Signed parental consent is required for your child to receive most services


Child and Adolescent Health Centers

Hackley Community Care’s Teen Health Centers at Muskegon High School and Oakridge Middle /High School provide medical, behavioral health, and dental services to children ages 5 to 21. Services are available to students from all school districts.

Both locations can serve as an adolescent’s primary care provider (PCP), medical home or we can coordinate services with a student’s outside PCP. Our amazing staff can assist students with:

  • Medical Services
  • Complete physicals
  • Immunizations,
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Acute care
  • Risk assessment
  • STI/HIV testing
  • Referrals to specialty care
  • Behavioral Health Services
  • Risk Assessment
  • Counseling
  • Therapy
  • Care Coordination with PCP
  • Dental Health Services
  • X-rays
  • Exams
  • Preventative Care
  • Restorative Care

**We encourage parents to complete and sign a consent form for their students to be seen at the Teen Health Centers. **

To schedule your child’s appointment please call:


School Wellness Model

The School Wellness Program provides health screenings, health education, counseling, and other health resources to youth through the care of a School Nurse and a Behavioral Health Provider.


Behavioral Health Model

The Behavioral Health Service Program is   designed to provide counseling, mental health education, and other community resources to youth through the care of a licensed Behavioral Health Provider.


School Wellness Program at Muskegon Middle School

The School Wellness Program (SWP) provides on-site health care services, screenings and health education to students at Muskegon Middle School. Services also include dental screenings and cleanings and behavioral health counseling.

Mobile Dental Services

Students have access to Mobile Dental Services in the districts we serve, during school hours. The 26-ft, Mobile Dental Unit provides preventative and treatment services at school sites within our existing service area. The mobile dental unit is staffed with a dentist, hygienist, and includes an operatory and digital Panoramic (PAN) X-ray machine equipment that allows for enhanced diagnostic images, and more accurate evaluation and treatment planning for patients.

Oral health services in the schools enhance patient education regarding smoking and its impact on oral health, including cancer. The mobile unit replaces HCC’s portable mobile equipment that was being utilized within the school sites.

If you are interested in utilizing our mobile dental services at your school, please contact Lindsey at 231.733.6680.

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Students have access to our school-based health programs located throughout Muskegon County.

Our program locations include:

  • Muskegon Teen Health Center
  • Oakridge Teen Health Center

To schedule your child’s appointment please call:

Muskegon Teen Health Center at 231.733.6680
Mon – Thurs: 8 AM – 4:30 PM
Fri: 8 AM – Noon
Closed 12:30 PM – 1 PM daily for lunch

Oakridge Teen Health Center at 231.733.6830
Mon – Thurs: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Fri: 7:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Closed 12:30 – 1 PM daily for lunch
(Hours at both Teen Health Centers are subject to change during the summer)

Signed parental consent is required for your child to receive most services.

We coordinate all of our services with your child’s primary care provider to manage your child’s health while they are at school. We follow all applicable federal and state laws for minor consent for treatment.

Hackley Community Care School-Based Health Services are available in the following school districts:

  • Muskegon Teen Health Center
  • Fruitport Community Schools
  • Holton Public Schools
  • Muskegon Heights Public Academy
  • Muskegon Public School
  • Oakridge Public Schools
  • Orchard View Schools
  • Ravenna Public School District
  • Three Oaks Public School Academy
  • Whitehall District Schools

We also offer virtual appointments in the following school districts:

  • Mona Shores Public Schools
  • Muskegon Montessori Academy
  • North Muskegon Public Schools
  • Timberland Charter Academy

For a detailed list of school sites, please contact us.

If you would like for your child to receive services offered by our school-based health programs, or need assistance with Medicaid enrollment, please contact one of the Teen Health Centers for additional information.

All insurances, Medicaid plans, and Delta Dental Healthy Kids are accepted and we will serve the patient if they are uninsured. We will work with each individual to secure insurance, apply for Medicaid, or our Sliding Fee Scale Program.  Some sites are grant-funded and will not apply co-pays. 

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