Would you like to get involved?
As a teen peer educator, you can serve as a resource in providing accurate information about reproductive health issues in your schools and communities. All of our peer educators are recruited from local high schools and are required to take an interactive training that focuses on effective communication skills, decision-making, and human sexuality. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact [email protected].
Teen Information and Peer Services (“TIPSters”)
Our TIPS program is a peer education project that trains teen educators to offer health and sexuality information and referrals to other teenagers of Rockland County. To become a TIPS peer educator, you must take 15 weeks of training to learn how to present educational programs on human sexuality, abstinence, sexual transmitted diseases, birth control, and HIV in both formal and informal settings, and participate in other health-related programs and leadership trainings.
Advancing Youth Leadership through Community Awareness (AYLTCHA)
AYLTCHA is a youth leadership program in Westchester County designed to provide young people ages 13-22 with an opportunity to become involved in community planning initiatives regarding adolescent sexual and reproductive health care. This program includes youth-led civic engagement activities that address issues related to sexual risk behaviors, increasing access to sexual and reproductive health services, encouraging STD and HIV testing, and drug and alcohol use.