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    The Kaiser Permanente Wellness Center serves the Aki Kurose community’s medical and health needs. Parents must register their students with the Wellness Center in order to receive services. Forms are available in the Wellness Center at Aki or at this link.

    See the latest newsletter from the Wellness Center

    What kinds of services are offered?

    Primary Care

    • Sports physicals
    • Vaccines
    • Check ups: physical exams
    • Acne and eczema
    • Allergies and asthma
    • Women’s health care

    Mental Health

    • Feeling blue
    • Stress and depression
    • Relationships problems
    • Self-esteem
    • Family conflict
    • Peer pressure
    • Healthy habits

    Health Education

    • Growth and development
    • Nutrition
    • Healthy relationships
    • Sexual health and education
    • Tobacco and drug abuse prevention

    Referrals to community resources

    -- Including health insurance, drug and alcohol treatment, mental health care, and chronic illness care—are also available.

    Who can be seen at the Wellness Center?

    At Aki Kurose Wellness Center, students may be seen by appointment with consent from their parents, during school hours or after school. Teens of any age may be seen for confidential reproductive health care services (birth control, exams). Mental health services are available without parent consent for teens age 13 and over [Reproductive Privacy Act, RCW (9.02)].

    The Aki Kurose Wellness Center is sponsored by Kaiser Permanente in partnership with Public Health—Seattle and King County. School-based health centers are provided in part by the voters of Seattle through the Families and Educational Levy.

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    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Phone: (206) 326-2141

    We are providing telephone visits, video visits and in-person care for students. By appointment only.

    *Services are free to students

    Our Staff

    Marcelene Dorian-Richardson | Health Educator
    Meredith Lirman | School Nurse
    Shoshana Mirel | Nurse Practitioner
    Lisa McDonald | Program Coordinator
    Veronique Sage VanLeuven | Mental Health Counselor