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OAH Awards $5.2 Million in Grants to Test New and Innovative Strategies to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Thursday, September 27, 2018
Contact: HHS OASH Press Office
The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today the award of $5,242,941 for 14 grants to organizations for Phase I New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2) to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy and Promote Healthy Adolescence. The grants start on September 30, 2018 for a two-year project period.
Recipients will develop and test new and innovative strategies to prevent teen pregnancy, promote healthy adolescence, and address youth sexual risk in a holistic manner that leads to healthy decision making and a productive future by enhancing protective factors. Funded recipients will develop and test 14 different new and innovative strategies in diverse communities across 14 states, including AZ, GA, IA, MI, MS, MT, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, TX, VA, and WA.  Innovations will focus on youth ages 10-19, youth in foster care, youth in juvenile detention, expectant and parenting teens, and parents of adolescents. 
The new TPP Phase I New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2) recipients are listed below:
Grantee Name City State Annual Funding
Delta Health Alliance Stoneville MS $374,773
Healthy Visions Cincinnati OH $375,000
Kent Intermediate School District Grand Rapids MI $375,000
Montana Department of Public Health Services Helena MT $375,000
Morehouse School of Medicine Atlanta GA $375,000
National Indian youth Leadership Project Albuquerque NM $374,943
Northwest Family Services Portland OR $375,000
Public Health Management Corporation Philadelphia PA $375,000
Sexual Health Education Inc. Cedar Rapids IA $370,270
Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services Tucson AZ $373,492
Thrive, Inc. Oklahoma City OK $374,463
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio TX $375,000
Urban Strategies LLC Arlington VA $375,000
Washington Department of Health Tumwater WA $375,000



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