Youth Health Service Corps is a nationally recognized youth enrichment program designed and supported by CT AHEC that exposes middle and high school students to health careers. In addition to the five-module curriculum, the Youth Health Service Corps Program engages youth in service learning projects in their communities. The modules include a focus on:
- Leadership and Service Learning
- Vulnerable Populations and Cultural Competency
- Legal and Ethical Issues
- Health Career Exploration
- Health Care Skills
The Afterschool Alliance, a nonprofit organization whose mission is "to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs," published a service spotlight about Youth Health Service Corps.
To learn more about the Youth Health Service Corps, please contact our center directors below.
Health 360, Inc.
Areas Served: Greater Waterbury, Greater Danbury and Litchfield County
Patricia Harrity, M.S.
Central AHEC, Inc.
151 New Park Avenue, Suite 3C, 1st Floor
Hartford, CT 06106
Areas Served: Hartford and Middlesex Counties, Meriden and Wallingford
Patricia Gonzalez, M.S.
Southwestern AHEC, Inc.
5 Research Drive, 2nd Floor
Shelton, CT 06484
Areas Served: Fairfield and New Haven Counties, including Bridgeport and New Haven
Health Education Center, Inc.
55 Main Street
Norwich, CT 06360
Areas Served: Windham and New London Counties