For Community Members

Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania community education specialists regularly provide programs to schools, churches, social service agencies, prisons, civic and community organizations.

PPWP education specialists are knowledgeable, experienced and capable of working with diverse groups in a variety of settings. Programs are individually tailored to meet the needs of your particular group. Our programs include single session, multi-session workshops, and ongoing series. Community Education topics include:

  • Anatomy & Reproduction
  • Assertiveness Training for Youth 
  • Child Sexual Abuse Prevention 
  • Contraception/Family Planning
  • Communication Skills 
  • Cross Cultural Diversity 
  • Date Rape Prevention 
  • Decision Making 
  • Delaying Sexual Intercourse 
  • Domestic Violence 
  • Eating Disorders 
  • Family Life Education Issues 
  • Gender Issues 
  • HIV & AIDS 
  • Life Options Skills 
  • Male Involvement & Responsibility Issues 
  • Male Reproductive Health Care
  • Menopause & Mid-Life Issues
  • Parent-Child Communication 
  • Parenting Skills 
  • Peer Pressure 
  • Pregnancy and Birth 
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) 
  • Puberty 
  • Pro-Choice Perspective 
  • Responsibility Issues Related to Sexual Decision Making 
  • Safer Sex 
  • Self-Esteem 
  • Sexual Orientation/Homophobia 
  • Sexual Harassment 
  • Sexuality & Aging 
  • Sexuality & Disability 
  • Sexuality & the Media 
  • Sexuality Myths & Facts 
  • Sexuality & Spirituality 
  • Sexuality Through the Life Cycle
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection
  • Substance Abuse 
  • Teenage Pregnancy 
  • Violence Protection 
  • Women's Reproductive Health Care 

To maintain our high quality of service, it is necessary to charge for programming. Fees for our community education programs are affordably set at $50.00 a session, with significant discounts for multi-session and ongoing series.

PPWP is committed to providing education programs for the community; if your budget is tight, please call us - we will do our best to accommodate you.

For more information, or to schedule an appointment please, call the Community Education Coordinator at 412.434.8957 x 111or email

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