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Le Bonheur Community Health and Well-Being

Memphis, Tennessee

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Implementing EBPs to Scale (Tier 1B)
Program Model/Strategy: 
Be Proud! Be Responsible!
Annual funding: 
$1,230,000
Website: 
http://www.lebonheur.org

Program Summary

Project Overview: Le Bonheur Community Health and Well-Being works to reduce sexual risk behaviors and improve health outcomes for youth ages 11-19. To achieve this goal, they will implement evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs in middle schools, high schools, alternative schools, and community-based sites in Shelby County, Tennessee. In addition, Le Bonheur will initiate a community-wide teen pregnancy prevention planning process in partnership with Memphis Teen Vision, an existing coalition of youth serving agencies and providers, to enhance the program and develop a referral process to increase youth access to healthcare services.

Target Population: Youth ages 11-19

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Memphis and Shelby County, TN (Urban)

Teen Birth Rate in Area Served (Per 1,000): 54.5

Contact Information

Gary R. Cook
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
January 5, 2017