Youth Partnership for Health

 
The Youth Partnership for Health (YPH) is a youth advisory council for state, local and community stakeholders. YPH was created to ensure that the needs of young people are integrated in the programs and policies that affect youth, and it aims to represent youth from all over Colorado.
 
Join YPH
YPH meetings are held in Denver one Saturday per month from September to May. All members are given a stipend of $10/hour and receive reimbursement for travel to meetings.
 
Deadline Extended: YPH Applications are open from April 17 - May 8.
 

Application Process
To apply to be a youth consultant with YPH, all applicants must follow these steps:

If you have difficulty completing the online form or need a paper copy, please contact Lorin at 303-691-4073| lorin.scott-okerblom@state.co.us.  

  • Submit Letter of recommendation

Please have an adult other than your parent or guardian submit the online recommendation form or download and email the hard copy recommendation form to lorin.scott-okerblom@state.co.us    

For questions or help with the application, please contact Lorin at 303-691-4073| lorin.scott-okerblom@state.co.us

 
Benefits of membership
Participation in this council will provide opportunities for you to develop leadership skills, increase your knowledge of various health topics and engage in meaningful ways to have your unique voices heard.
 
Who is YPH?
YPH consists of youth consultants, ages 13-19, all selected for their unique experiences that serve as a foundation from which they can provide open and honest feedback.
 
Members of YPH are passionate about the health and well-being of youth, as well as being a catalyst for improving outcomes for all young people statewide.
About YPH
This council was started in 2000 and continues to be supported by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. Youth consultants on this council provide feedback and recommendations to state and community partners who are working to positively impacting the lives of Colorado's youth.