Since 1965, Planned Parenthood has been building healthy communities with the most sophisticated instrument in medicine: accurate information.
Our innovative health education programs teach young people to make healthy decisions, and empower teachers, parents, professionals, and caregivers with the necessary tools to have honest discussions with the young people in their lives.
Learn more about our programs below or schedule a presentation.
Planned Parenthood provides an open door to teens who may not have a trusted adult to answer questions, and to the adults who may not have all the answers.
Hotlines: Confidential, real-time answers from trained health educators to questions about sexual behavior, reproductive health, birth control methods, sexually transmitted infections, and communicating with partners and parents.
Call: 877.4ME.2ASK (877.463.2275)
Text: 53634 (message and data rates may apply)
California Healthy Youth Act Presentations: Planned Parenthood offers in-person, comprehensive, and educational classroom presentations that meet the California Healthy Youth Act requirement. These educational courses are available on a wide range of topics to encourage youth aged 12-19 to make healthy, informed decisions regarding their sexuality and health. All topics are: inclusive, medically accurate, age-appropriate, culturally sensitive, and available in Spanish and English.
Community Education and Outreach: Planned Parenthood partners with more than 100 community organizations, colleges, resource centers, and other diverse groups through tabling events, classroom presentations, and community based settings.
Peer Education: The Peer Education Program is a weekend training workshop offered to adolescents aged 15-19 years old in high school. The Peer Education Program enables teens in the community to educate and discuss honest, sexual health information with their fellow classmates using the tools and knowledge they acquire in the peer trainings. Peer Educators will receive additional trainings, support and/or informational updates monthly from Planned Parenthood Program Specialists.
Training for Professionals: Learn to become a go-to resource for questions about sexual health and sexuality, and do your part to prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections and unintended pregnancies. This Program is available face-to-face at the work setting or online via GoTo Webinar.
Parent-Child Communication Workshop: Parents learn how to talk to their children about relationships and sexual behavior using messages based on each individual families values, as well as how to answer questions with the most up-to-date, medically accurate, and age-appropriate information.
Teen Life Skills: A multi-session workshop that teaches adolescents and young adults the life skills they need for success as they journey into adulthood. Topics include sexual health, prevention of Sexually Transmitted Infections and pregnancy, gender issues, and goal setting.
Offered only in San Bernardino.
Be Proud, Be Responsible: The theme “Be Proud! Be Responsible!” resonates across cultures and different age groups. The curriculum has proven outcomes in increasing knowledge about HIV and STIs, transmission, unplanned pregnancy, and condom use. Accurate information imparted by a relatable facilitator among youth is enhanced with strong “negotiation and refusal skills.”
Offered only in Victorville, San Bernardino, and surrounding areas.