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OPA Awards $13.5 Million in Grants to Replicate Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 11, 2019
Contact: HHS OASH Press Office
202-205-0143
ashmedia@hhs.gov
The Office of Population Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today the award of $13,566,000 for 29 grants to organizations for Replication of Programs Proven Effective through Rigorous Evaluation to Reduce Teenage Pregnancy, Behavioral Risk Factors Underlying Teenage Pregnancy, or Other Associated Risk Factors (Tier 1) – Phase I. The grants start on July 15, 2019 for a two-year project period.
 
Funded grantees will replicate programs that have been proven effective through rigorous evaluation to reduce teenage pregnancy, behavioral risk factors underlying teenage pregnancy, or other associated risk factors. Grantees will identify how to bring effective programs to scale and build the knowledge base on understanding what elements/components/factors are important to program success. The 29 new grantees will implement effective programs in communities that have demonstrated great need across 15 States, including Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, and West Virginia. 
 
The new TPP Phase I Replication (Tier 1) recipients are listed below:
 
Grantee Name City State Annual Funding
Adagio Health Inc. Pittsburgh PA $301,000
Aiming For Healthy Families, Inc. Corinth MS $442,000
AltaMed Health Services Corporation Los Angeles CA $493,000
Bethany Christian Services of Georgia, Inc. Atlanta GA $493,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania Pittsburgh PA $493,000
Change Happens Houston TX $493,000
Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland Oakland CA $493,000
Community Students Learning Center Lexington MS $493,000
Georgia Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs, Inc. Atlanta GA $365,000
Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential Atlanta GA $493,000
Health Care Education and Training (HCET) Indianapolis IN $493,000
Illinois Department of Human Services Springfield IL $493,000
Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD $365,000
Keiki O Ka Aina Preschool, Inc. Honolulu HI $493,000
Lake Cumberland District Health Department Somerset KY $493,000
Life-Skills, Empowerment, and Development Services, Inc. Largo FL $433,000
Mission West Virginia, Inc. Hurricane WV $492,000
Northeast Regional Educational Cooperative Las Vegas NM $382,000
OIC of Broward dba OIC of South Florida Fort Lauderdale FL $493,000
PATH, Inc Portage IN $493,000
Project Vida Health Center El Paso TX $443,000
San Diego Youth Services San Diego CA $493,000
Shaping Lives for Tomorrow, Inc. Augusta GA $487,000
SR1 Ridgeland MS $493,000
Teen HYPE Youth Development Program Detroit MI $493,000
The Obria Group, Inc. Tustin CA $493,000
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio TX $493,000
Urban League of the Upstate Greenville SC $489,000
Women's Care Center of Erie County, Inc. Erie PA $493,000

 

 

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