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In Control - In Control is our teen pregnancy prevention program in Rochester, empowering inner-city teens through educational, vocational and recreational projects and activities.


Teen Open Hours - Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York offers teen walk-in times in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Rochester. Our waiting rooms are transformed into teen spaces with peer-led sex education and health related games.

  • Buffalo: 2697 Main Street (Corner of Main Street and Amherst Street) from 4-7pm every Thursday
  • Rochester: 114 University Ave. from 3-7pm every Tuesday 

The Connection is our sex education, teen pregnancy prevention youth drop-in Center in Niagara Falls. At The Connection, youth can spend after-school hours doing homework, relaxing in a safe space or engaging in health and education-focused activities. For youth ages 11-19 years old.

The Connection is open in the summer from 2-6pm, Monday through Friday. During the school year, The Connection is open from 2:30-6pm, Monday through Friday.


Peer Health Advocates (PHAs) are college students who help adolescents effectively access our health services at our Syracuse Health Center. Email us for more information. 


Peers Reaching Out (PROs) is our peer education group providing outreach and education throughout Niagara County. PROs also run our Teen Open Hours in Niagara Falls, transforming our waiting rooms into teen spaces with peer-led sex education and health-related games.


Teen "Reality" Theater (TRT) are teen actors and peer educators based in Buffalo who teach teens and adults about important life challenges through theater..


For Young Women - Planned Parenthood runs female-only groups called the Circle of Friends. These groups provide opportunities for young women to explore issues surrounding sex and relationships in a safe environment.


For Young Men - Planned Parenthood runs groups called Responsible Males in which young men have an opportunity to explore issues of manhood, sex, and relationships in a male-only environment.