DASH – Dedicated Action for School Health is a registered charity committed to promoting, supporting and facilitating the creation of healthy school communities in BC.

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Healthy School Communities

Healthy School Communities Certification

The certification is designed to build the capacity of schools to identify and address a priority health topic in their school community through the engagement of students, educators, and community partners.

Comprehensive School Health

CSH is an internationally recognized framework for supporting improvements in students’ educational outcomes while addressing school health in a planned, integrated and holistic way.

Supporting School Communities

DASH supports school communities by providing health promotion initiatives. New in 2021 is DASH’s Vaping: The More You Know.

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Volunteers Needed for the Amazing School Streets Program!

DASH BC, in partnership with the City of Vancouver and Vancouver School Board, are expanding the Vancouver School Streets Program for the upcoming school year. 25% of families reported cycling more and 32% of families reported walking more during the…

Healthy School Communities Certification Year 3

Registration opens soon for year 3 of the Healthy School Communities Certification (HSCC)! The certification is an evidence-based 4-step process that guides schools in planning and implementing activities to address a priority health topic. Certified…

DASH is Looking for Walking School Bus Leaders

Want to help children get a healthy start to their day? Do you love walking and active transportation? DASH is seeking responsible, enthusiastic, and caring individuals to be leaders for the Kid Commute: A Walking School Bus program, which is taking…