/Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program is designed to promote safe sexual and reproductive health practices to reduce unplanned pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections among adolescents 13-19 years of age through health education, community outreach, and positive youth development.

The program works with community partners to provide evidence-based curriculum to youth who are at highest risk for teen pregnancy. In addition, the program focuses resources in communities where youth are at highest risk for teen pregnancy. This includes, but is not limited to, serving youth in Las Vegas and North Las Vegas.

In addition, the program focuses resources in communities where youth are at highest risk for teen pregnancy. This includes, but is not limited to, serving youth in ZIP codes 89101, 89102, 89106, 89115, 89030, 89031, 89032, 89081, 89104, 89107, 89108, 89110, 89128, 89129 and 89130.

Vision

Reduce the cycle of poverty by helping teenagers develop a vision for their own future.

Mission

Build a strong coalition of agencies that deliver evidenced based messages to high risk teenagers in an effort to improve sexual health and reduce teen pregnancy rates.

Goals

  • Reduce birth rates by 15 percent by 2020
  • Increase HIV Knowledge
  • Increase intention to delay sexual activity
  • Increase intention to access and use birth control and condoms

The SNHD Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program is funded by the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) Cooperative Agreement Award No. 1TPIAH000121-01-00 Teenage Pregnancy Prevention: Replication of Evidence-based Programs to scale in communities with greatest needs (Tier 1B)

Contact Information

Phone: (702) 759-0894

Updated on: September 18, 2018

2018-09-18T13:44:14-07:00