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Durham, North Carolina

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Implementing EBPs to Scale (Tier 1B)
Program Model/Strategy: 
Adult Identity Mentoring (Project AIM)
Be Proud! Be Responsible!
Get Real
Healthy Futures
Making Proud Choices!
Promoting Health Among Teens! Abstinence-Only (PHAT-AO)
Seventeen Days
Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention (SHARP)
Teen Health Project
Annual funding: 

Program Summary

Project Overview: North Carolina Youth Connected (NCYC), a collaborative partnership between two high-need counties in North Carolina and SHIFT NC, develops and implements community-wide plans to prevent teen pregnancy and achieve a significant reduction in teen birth rates in the select counties. Specifically, this project works with county school districts, systems serving foster care youth and youth involved with juvenile justice, community-based organizations, project area universities and colleges, project area healthcare providers, and leaders from across sections of the community to implement evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention programs.

Target Population: Youth ages 11-19 years old

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Cumberland and Onslow Counties (Urban and rural)

Teen Birth Rate in Area Served (Per 1,000): 36.3 (Cumberland), 55.6 (Onslow)

Contact Information

Sally Swanson
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
January 5, 2017