Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention

* Are you sexually active, at risk of becoming pregnant, or a pregnant or parenting teen?

* Do you know an at risk, pregnant or parenting teen?

The Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention & Services program is designed to reduce adolescent pregnancy. APPS provides intensive case management to pregnant and parenting teens and to teens at risk of pregnancy.

Who is served by APPS?

  • At risk male and female teens, up to the age of 21
  • Pregnant Teens
  • Teen mothers and fathers

APPS counselors can conduct pregnancy prevention workshops for schools or organizations. They also take referrals from parents or school administrators who know a pregnant or parenting teen.

APPS provides:

  • Mental health counseling
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Couples counseling
  • Parenting Skills
  • Childbirth Prep Information
  • Independent Living Skills
  • STI Education
  • Small support groups

Counselors answer teens’ questions about sex and pregnancy prevention. They work with pregnant teens to ensure a safe delivery and with parenting teens to educate them about child development.

What referrals does APPS make?

  • Health Care services
  • Prenatal care
  • Child care providers
  • Family Planning
  • GED Programs
  • Budgeting and parenting workshops

Contact
Yonkers
Robert Cestone 914-964-6767

Mt. Vernon
Jean Williams 914-668-9124