Young and Healthy
Founded in 1990, Young & Healthy provides access to free, quality health care for uninsured and underserved children from low-income families in the greater Pasadena area through community and professional health care volunteers. More than 270 medical doctors, dentists, mental health professionals, optometrists, nurses, pharmacists and others are coordinated and matched with students who have been referred by school nurses. Over a thousand students are referred and treated each year, receiving up to 15,000 units of service valued at more than $700,000. Young & Healthy also provides outreach services including case management and advocacy, translation, transportation, education and prevention programs in the area of dental and mental health.