Submitted by marta.hammond on Mon, 2017-11-20 16:27
HHS Awards $27 Million for the Support of Pregnant and Parenting Teens and Women
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 28, 2010
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today awarded $27 million to support pregnant and parenting teens and women in states and tribes across the country. Of the funds, $24 million was awarded to 17 states and tribes through the Pregnancy Assistance Fund, created by the Affordable Care Act. Another $3 million in Affordable Care Act funds was awarded to 13 tribes, tribal organizations, and urban Indian organizations through the Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Grant Program.
Submitted by marta.hammond on Mon, 2017-11-20 16:23
HHS Awards Evidence-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Grants
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 30, 2010
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today that $155 million in teen pregnancy prevention grants are being awarded to states, non-profit organizations, school districts, universities, and others. These grants will support the replication of teen pregnancy prevention programs that have been shown to be effective through rigorous research as well as the testing of new, innovative approaches to combating teen pregnancy.
Submitted by marta.hammond on Mon, 2017-11-20 16:15
HHS Awards Grant to Establish the National Resource Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention Among Adolescents
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, December 1, 2011
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) today announced that the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) was awarded $200,000 for a three-year cooperative agreement to implement and operate the National Resource Center (“Center”) for HIV/AIDS Prevention among Adolescents. The Center will focus on improving the health and well-being of adolescents at risk of HIV and those living with AIDS.
Submitted by alexandra.r.warner on Mon, 2017-11-06 14:50
HHS Announces New Efforts to Improve Teen Pregnancy Prevention & Sexual Risk Avoidance Programs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 6, 2017
The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH) and the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) are announcing a new research and evaluation collaboration to support and improve teen pregnancy prevention and sexual risk avoidance programs w
Submitted by marta.hammond on Fri, 2017-07-21 15:17
HHS Awards Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program Grants
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 6, 2015
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) Director Evelyn Kappeler announced today more than $86 million in teen pregnancy prevention grants to non-profit organizations, school districts, universities, and others. The 81 new grants are expected to serve more than 291,000 youth each year in communities where teen birth rates remain high.
Submitted by yasmin.mazloomdoost on Fri, 2017-07-07 10:27
Announcement of Grants to Support Expectant and Parenting Teens, Women, Fathers, and Families
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 7, 2017
The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announces the award of $22,023,940 in 16 grants through the OAH Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) Program to states and tribes to improve the educational, health, social, and economic outcomes for expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers and their families. The grants start on July 7, 2017.