Youth Health & Wellness Center

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Who We Serve: 

The Youth Health & Wellness Center (YHWC) is a child and adolescent health center serving Traverse City's youth between the ages of 10 and 21, as well as their children. All students under 18 must have parental consent for most visits.  Under Michigan law, a minor can receive certain confidential services without parental consent.  Please call for more information on which services are offered confidentially.

How We Work:  

  • You can make an appointment or call with questions anytime at 231-922-6416.
  • We can help you apply for Medicaid/MI Child/Healthy Kids.
  • Your care is confidential.
  • Services will be billed to your health insurance or based on what you can afford.
  • You can down the YHWC forms to fill out and bring to your appointment.

Services Available at YHWC: 


Health Care Services 

  • Primary Care
  • Sick Care/Minor illness Treatment
  • Physicals for Sports, Work or Camp
  • Immunizations, including annual Flu Shots
  • Nutrition Advice and Weight Management
  • Acne Treatment
  • Asthma and Allergies
  • Smoking Cessation
  • HIV Testing and Counseling
  • STD Testing and Treatment
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Vision and Hearing Screenings

Counseling Services

  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Stress Management
  • Family Issues
  • Peer Pressure and Bullying
  • Help location resources including shelter, chortling and food.


We are open during all school breaks and during summer vacation.

Fees & Payments:

No one will be turned away regardless of ability to pay!

Our fees are based on what you can afford. All services are charged on a sliding scale based on client's income. Services can be billed to your health insurance provider, if you would like. We can also help you apply for Medicaid, MI Child or Healthy Kids.

Where We Are Located:

TBAISD Career-Tech Center
880 Parsons Road
Traverse City MI, 49686
Phone: 231-922-6416
Fax: 231-922-6472
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