Planned Parenthood

Columbia Willamette

For Youth and Young Adults


Planned Parenthood provides age-appropriate, evidence-based, comprehensive education for youth in schools, community groups and youth serving agencies.

PPCW's education programs for teens and young adults are based on the belief that young people have the right to accurate information and confidential information, that they deserve respect as valued and contributing members of their communities, and that society is responsible for providing them with the tools to act responsibly and secure a stake in the future. All of our programs are developed from research-based approaches that reach young people effectively and positively impact their decisions and choices.

Teen Council Peer Education Program - This one-year program for high school students trains young men and women to become peer educators and health advocates.

Teen Outreach Project (TOP) - TOP is a proven, evidence-based youth development program aimed at reducing teen pregnancy. It is implemented in partnership with schools and community organizations.

HEYA! - The Health Equity Youth Advocates program (HEYA!) prepares young people to train doctors, nurses and medical students to effectively talk with youth about their sexual health. HEYA! participants give health care providers feedback through workshops and mock doctor’s visits.

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For Youth and Young Adults