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Support

Counseling Services

Abuse

Adolescent Violence Reduction Partnership (AVRP)-Provides protection to youth between the ages of 10 and 15 from becoming perpetrators or victims of violence. Phone- 215-386-4075
 
The Sexual Trauma Adolescent Recovery Project (S.T.A.R)-Provides counseling to adolescent girls between the ages of 13-18 who suffer from problems related to having been raped or sexually abused.  All counseling services are provided at no cost.  For more information, contact Dr. Sandy Capaldi at (215) 746-5705, or visit the website: www.teenstarproject.org
Addiction
 
Quit Smoking-Information on helping teens quit smoking. - www.helpteensquit.com
 
GLBT Resources 
The Attic Youth Center- Provides a wide range of services to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender youth Offices located at 255 S. 16 th Street- phone- 215-545-4331 - www.atticyouthcenter.org
 
Grief Counseling 
 
Center For Grieving Children, Teens, Families-Provides support for children and parents grieving the death of a loved ones.  Office located at 1139 E. Luzerne St- phone-215-744-4025 - www.grievingchildren.org

Help for Homeless Teens   

Covenant House (Homeless Youth)-Provides emergency shelter and a host of support services  (24 hours a day, seven days a week) Located at 31 East Armat Street-phone- 215-951-5411 - www.covenanthousepa.org
Legal Information Service
 
Women's Law Project-Provides free telephone counseling and legal information service-call Monday-Friday 9:30 am -4:30 pm, 215-928-5760-located at 125 S. 9th Street, Suite 300 Philadelphia, PA 19107-www.womenslawproject.org-TELEPHONE BASED ONLY

Reproductive Health  

CHOICE Hotline (Concerns for Health Options, Information, Care and Education)-Provides information, counseling, education, and referrals to free or low cost reproductive health services (pregnancy options and testing, birth control, and STD and HIV testing CHOICE Hotline 215-985-3300/Toll Free 1-800-84-TEENS/Spanish 215-985-3350. www.choice-phila.org - Click here for listing of sites
 
Family Planning Council-Provides reproductive and related health and prevention services. Free clinics throughout the city. phone- (215) 985-2600 for info. - www.familyplanning.org
 
Youth Health Empowerment Project (Y-HEP)- Provides peer health advice, case management, counseling, STD testing and family planning, free food and beverages, showers, free clothes, and legal advice from a public defender. Located at 112 N. Broad Street-phone- 215-564-6388 - www.y-hep.org
 
Planned Parenthood of SE PA-Provides birth control, prenatal care, STD screenings, and sexual health education-Office located at 1144 Locust Street-phone- 215-351-5500 - www.plannedparenthood.org/ppsp/
 
Action AIDS-Provides professional care to people with HIV/AIDs-Office located at 1216 Arch Street, 6 th Floor- phone-215-981-0088 - www.actionaids.org
 
AIDS Hotline-Provides info on AIDs/HIV and STDs, family planning- phone-215-732-AIDS
 
Bebashi- HIV/AIDS agency that serves individuals with the HIV disease. Agency provides support groups for teens. Office located at 1217 Spring Garden St 1st Fl- phone- 215-769-3561. www.bebashi.org
 
Suicide and Crisis Intervention
 
Suicide and Crisis Intervention 24-hour hotline- 215-686-4420

 

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