The Ohio School-Based Health Alliance (“Ohio Alliance”) is the only statewide organization created to advance and support the sustainability and expansion of school-based health care. Since 2010, the organization has been designated as the state affiliate of the national School-Based Health Alliance.

Building on its decades-long history of supporting school-based health care partners, the Ohio Alliance serves as the strategic voice, thought leader, resource center, and connecting entity on school-based health care in Ohio.

Become a member of the Ohio Alliance and a part of building a future in which every student, family, and community has the equitable health services, supports, and systems they need to achieve optimal health and education outcomes.

Membership Benefits

Policy, advocacy, and funding
  • Statewide voice advocating for SBHCs at the state and federal level
  • Receive updates on school-based health care national efforts
  • Connection to national SBHA through state affiliation
  • Inclusion in cohort funding opportunities
  • Priority notification of grants managed by the Ohio Alliance
Professional development and capacity building
  • Discount on Ohio Alliance Annual Conference, webinars, and continuing education
  • Access to peer learning and networking opportunities
  • First to learn about school-based health tools, resources, and data platforms
  • Discount on technical assistance and consulting projects
Communications and visibility
  • Priority communications, alerts, and notices of funding opportunities
  • Statewide recognition and visibility for your organization
  • Priority opportunities to join state advisory groups, councils, and committees
  • Access to presentation and speaking engagement opportunities
Ohio Alliance memberships are annual from January 1 to December 31. Organizations that join at the beginning of each year are able to access membership benefits sooner.

Membership Categories

School-Based Health Center (SBHC) Operator
This category includes organizations that operate one or more school-based health centers (SBHCs) (i.e., run day to day operations). SBHCs provide regular access to, at minimum, comprehensive primary healthcare services to students and are co-located on a school campus.
Dues: Begin at $300; based on the number of SBHC sites operated
  • 1-3 SBHCs: $300
  • 3-7 SBHCs: $600
  • 8+ SBHCs: $1,200
School Health Service Operator/Administrator
This category includes organizations that operate or administer other models of school-based health care. This also includes school district partners.:
Dues: $300
  • Telehealth school spokes
  • Mobile health
  • School-linked
  • Behavioral, dental, or vision services
  • Other school health services (i.e., school nurse, behavioral health, prevention, etc.)
  • School district SBHC partner
Organizations interested in membership but facing financial constraints may be eligible for a scholarship upon Ohio Alliance Board approval. Contact Bibiana Lagos at with questions or inquiries.

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* Please type the organization’s name as you would want to be identified in membership.

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* Which membership best fits your organization? Please note that if you operate SBHCS, you should select SBHC operator even if you operate or administer other school health service models.