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Referrals and/or Partnerships:  

Amber Goldman at, 415-642-8901 ext. 1324

General questions:

John Moreno at, 415-642-8901 ext. 1320

Health Inquiries:

Julie McElhatton at, 415-642-8901 ext. 1325

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Health & Wellness

Our Mission

The Health & Wellness Center strives to provide a safe and supportive environment for all students by reducing physical and emotional barriers that inhibit academic and social success in the classroom and beyond. 

Health and Wellness Center - DPH Nurses Office

Community Partnerships

We partner with many community based organizations that provide case managements, individual counseling, group counseling and attendance support on a weekly basis.  We greatly appreciate these organizations for their support at WBMS Health and Wellness.

  • Huckleberry Youth Services
  • Department of Public Health
  • Edgewood Services
  • SF Magic Zone
  • 3rd Street Clinic
  • SF Hope
  • Hunter's Point Family
  • Peacekeepers

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Student Supports

  • Preventative and Responsive Medical Care
  • Emotional and Behavioral Health Supports
  • Student Case Management
  • Onsite Confidential Counseling Services
  • Vision and Hearing Screening
  • Dental Screenings and Sealants
  • Reproductive Health Services
  • Supportive Space for WBMS Students
  • Referrals to Outside Agencies


Programs & Clubs

  • Nutrition Outreach Workers
  • Youth Outreach Workers
  • Rainbow Club
  • Skill Building and Therapy Groups
  • Newcomer Group
  • Families and Youth in Transition
  • Mentoring for Success
  • Foster Youth Program

HWC Multidisciplinary Team

Amber Goldman - Wellness Coordinator/School Social Worker (full time)

Julie McElhatton - School District Nurse (full time)

John Moreno - School District Community Health Outreach Worker (full time)

Carol Taniguchi - DPH Nurse Praticioner (Tuesdays and Thursdays AM)

Jennifer Lopez - DPH Medical Assistant (Tuesdays and Thursdays AM)

Johnathon Lichtenstein - DPH PsyD - therapist (Mondays)

Alicia Corwin - Mental Health Intern (part time)

Dondre Coleman - Mental Health Intern (part time)

Rebecca Grayzel - DPH PsyD Intern (part time)