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The Children's Council

Lancaster, South Carolina

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Implementing EBPs to Scale (Tier 1B)
Program Model/Strategy: 
Making a Difference!
Making Proud Choices!
Seventeen Days
Annual funding: 
$486,679

Program Summary

Project Overview: The Children’s Council will partner with the Lancaster School District and University of South Carolina- Lancaster to implement evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention (TPP) programs in middle schools, high schools and with college youth. The Children's Council intends to increase the number of youth who delay sexual activity which will in turn reduce the number of teens who become pregnant in Lancaster County. The project is designed as a universal intervention, targeting every 7th and 9th grade student in the county and incoming freshmen females at the local university.

Target Population: Youth in middle and high school and who are first year college students

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Lancaster, SC (Rural)

Teen Birth Rate in Area Served (Per 1,000): 37.5

Contact Information

Heather R Mueller
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
January 5, 2017