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Oakland Unified School District

Health & Wellness

The goals of OUSD Health & Wellness are as follows:

  1. ALL schools are healthy environments.
  2. ALL students, families and staff are physically and emotionally healthy.
  3. ALL students are in school and ready to learn.
  4. ALL students, families and staff are engaged in improving individual and community health.
  5. ALL students are ready for college, career and community.

We address these goals through the programs below. For more info, view our H&W wheel infographic.

Health Access

Healthy Environment

Health Education

Central Family Resource Center

The CFRC provides CalFresh & insurance enrollment assistance; other programs are also available.

School Wellness

Learn how we support programs such as school Wellness Champions, and OUSD's overall Wellness Policy.

Nutrition Education

We provide monthly taste tests, cooking demonstrations, and other nutrition education lessons.

School-Based Health Centers

SBHCs provide a wide range of health services; for behavioral health providers click here.

Behavioral Health Unit

Supporting positive behavior, crisis intervention, consultation, and professional development for staff.

Garden Education

The garden education program provides students hands-on access to nature and food systems.

School Nurses

OUSD's school nurses collaborate with primary care providers to provide students on-site services.

Restorative Justice

RJ builds community, responds to conflict, and provides a welcoming re-entry for returning students.

Drug & Alcohol Education

Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE) engages students away from drug abuse and addiction through beliefs and skills of self-advocacy.

Shoo the Flu

In October, OUSD elementary schools provide free flu shots to students and staff.

LGBTQ Programs

Educational and community building programming towards a health environment for LGBTQ students.

Physical Education

Our PE program develops good health, fundamental motor skills, and students' self-confidence.

Health Resources

Find information, requirements, forms, and other health-related resources.

Nutrition Services

OUSD's nutrition services aims to ensure that all students have access to healthy meals.

Growth & Development

Education, access to sexual health services, and other programs and services are provided free of charge.


Human Trafficking Prevention

Education for students on what human trafficking is, red flags, safety tips, and how to seek support. Staff also receive training.