Through collaboration and partnerships with the Office of School Health and other community partners, Community Schools have access to a variety of health services to focus on healthy families and communities.

Vision Services

More information can be found here on the free screenings and glasses available to all students in Community Schools.

Dental Services

Office of School Health's Oral Health Program connects third-party dental providers to schools across the city. Services rendered are both preventative and restorative.

For community partners who provide low to no-cost dental services for students and families in your borough, click here.

School-based Health Centers

Many Community Schools have launched school-based health clinics that provide health services for students and families. More information on SBHCs can be found on the DOE main website.

For information about establishing a health center in your Community School, contact your Program Manager.

Reproductive Health

Free and confidential limited reproductive health services for high school students are provided by Connecting Adolescents to Comprehensive Healthcare (CATCH)

Contact Pamela Haller, Project Director of the CATCH program or Lorraine Tiezzi, Director, Adolescent Health for more information.

Asthma Prevention

In addition to the Asthma Case Management program, the Office of School Health has many community partners committing to aiding schools in training their teachers and parents on asthma management.

For more information, contact Wilma Mitey (DOHMH).

Additional Resources

The Floating Hospital provides medical, dental, and mental health services to all families in temporary housing, even if they are unable to pay or are undocumented. They are also offering healthcare workshops for your students, parents and staff on a variety of different topics.

Refer your families in temporary housing today by clicking here.

If you have any questions, or if you are interested in learning more, reach out to Genaro Rivera at

OCS Health Resource Guide

The Office of Community Schools created a resource guide that contains online resources and partners who deal with asthma, dental, and community health centers.

(FINAL) OCS Health Resource Guide