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Teen PACT Program
Address:170 Broadway Brooklyn NY 11211
World Wide Web: http://chnnyc.org/services/pact/
This program trains and develops neighborhood youth on a variety of topics including communication, youth development, self-esteem, relationships, and sexual decision-making. Teens P.A.C.T. (Positive Actions and Choices for Teens) for teens ages 13-19, provides confidential health services and a weekly Teen Lounge.
The goal of Teen PACT is to reduce adolescent pregnancy through education, outreach, and healthcare.and to help youth become productive adults capable of making life-affirming decisions.
Visit our Teen Lounge on Wednesdays 3:00-6:00 PM for free workshops and rap sessions by teens, for teens and about teen issues. Or, drop in anytime for:
* Free and confidential reproductive health services, including gynecological exams, pregnancy testing, STD screening and treatment, HIV counseling and testing, contraceptives, and more.
* Free counseling and supportive services.
* Free recreational and educational activities.
Teen PACT offers rap sessions to youth weekly. These sessions are planned and led by the Peer Educators and are opportunities for youth to meet and discus topics that are important to them.
An annual one-day conference is held in April, "More Than Just Sex", run by teens for teens. A video is available, "Somethin' to Think About", in an effort to reduce high rates of unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease. Additionally, Teen PACT sponsors cultural and recreational field trips outside the neighborhood that expand teens horizons.
Office Hours: 10 am - 6 pm; Teen Lounge, Wednesdays, 3 - 6 pm
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Services Offered:AIDS/HIV Prevention Counseling, Field Trips/Excursions, Health Care, Health Education, HIV Testing, Individual Counseling, Mentoring Programs, Outreach Programs, Recreational Activities, Workshops / Symposiums, Youth Development,
Target Groups(By Need):Adolescents, Pregnant Teens,