Health & Dental Services Center
Boys & Girls Club Health & Dental Services Center provides effective health, dental and vision services as well as health education programs to youth, grades 1-12, in our community.
The Boys & Girls Club is committed to supporting the health and wellness of children and adolescents by working with parents, teachers, health professionals and school administrators to create the ideal setting for teaching students how to adopt and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.
The Boys & Girls Club is the ideal setting for teaching young people how to adopt and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle:
- Dental treatment for low-income, uninsured students
- Vision exams and & eye wear vouchers
- Family health education center
- Back to School Family Health Fair
- Access to health screenings
- Structured physical activities
- Career exploration opportunities
- Community resources
Creating Healthy Smiles
Education: Providing oral health education to parents and students to increase awareness of oral health care and improve daily home care habits.
Prevention: Providing effective and proven prevention services such as screenings, dental sealants, fluoride applications, cleanings and diet counseling to students.
Treatment: Uninsured children with dental decay are treated by local volunteer dentists and dental auxiliary in our 3-operatory clinic at the Boys & Girls Club.
The Health & Dental Services Center operates with generous support from individuals, businesses, foundations including United Way & Kaiser Permanente.