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The following resources can help providers and others find services in their community.

Finding Health Insurance

Health Insurance Options - Learn about health insurance options for individuals, families and small businesses and click on "Get Coverage." Special enrollment options may be available to qualified individuals.

Health Coverage through Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) - Learn about health insurance programs in your state for children and teens. You can also call 1-877-Kids-Now (1-877-543-7669). You can sign up for Medicaid or CHIP at any time.

Finding Health Care

Free or Low-cost Medical and Dental Care - Use the Find-a-Health-Center Tool to locate a community health center by ZIP Code.

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Testing - Locate a clinic near you that offers low cost testing and prevention counseling for HIV and other STDs and vaccines. You can also call 1-800-CDC-INFO.

HIV Services and Testing Sites - Identify local HIV testing services, housing assistance, health centers, Ryan White HIV care, mental health services, substance abuse services, and family planning services.

Family Planning Services - Enter your ZIP Code in the "Find a Family Planning Clinic" box to locate family planning clinics near you. These clinics are funded by the HHS Office of Population Affairs.

Seasonal Flu Vaccination Providers - Seasonal flu vaccinations are recommended for everyone six months of age and older. Enter your ZIP Code for locations near you.

Poison Help - When accidents happen with chemicals, medicine, or household items, call the National Capital Poison Center at 1-800-222-1222 to get help right away from a local poison expert. If someone is unconscious or has trouble breathing, call 911.

Indian Health Service Facility Locator - To locate an Indian Health Service, Tribal or Urban Indian Health Program facility (including hospitals, health centers, dental clinics, and behavioral health facilities), enter your location or zoom in on the map.

Community Health Centers - Centers provide well-child checkups and exams.

Improving Teen Access to Health Services - A presentation with resources.

Finding Mental Health Care Services

Mental Health Services - Find comprehensive information on mental health services, including alcohol and drug abuse, and mental health treatment centers, and resources for professionals, consumers, and the public by ZIP Code and type of service.

Suicide Lifeline - If someone you know is suicidal or in serious emotional distress, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). If medical help is needed immediately, call 911.

YouMatter - National Suicide Prevention Lifeline site for young adults seeking online support.

Finding Substance Abuse Health Care Services

Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities - Search by state and ZIP Code to find licensed public or private facilities and treatment programs.

Substance Abuse Treatment Helpline, (1-800-662-HELP), SAMHSA, Confidential, free service and referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations.

The Partnership at Drugfree.org (1-855-378-4373) - Information for parents about drug and alcohol abuse.

Quit Smoking Help - Talk with a tobacco cessation specialist, sign up for smoke-free texts, and find other resources by calling 1-800-QUIT NOW.

SmokeFree.gov, National Cancer Institute (NCI) - Access their step-by-step quit smoking guide and LiveHelp instant messaging service.

SmokeFreeTxt (HHS, National Cancer Institute) - Free mobile service for adolescents and young adults to provide 24/7 encouragement, advice, and tips to help smokers stop smoking for good.

BeTobaccoFree.gov (HHS) - Comprehensive, "one-stop-shop" for tobacco information.

Finding Services for Youth

Report Child Abuse - Find state toll-free numbers for agencies that receive and investigate reports of suspected child abuse and neglect.

Dating Violence - Get advice about dating violence and how to prevent it using the live chat feature, a service funded by the Department of Justice.

Domestic Violence and Rape Assistance Locator - The U.S. Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women provides an interactive map that lists resources for rape and domestic violence prevention and assistance by state.

Runaway and Homeless Youth - The National Runaway Switchboard is the federally- designated communication system for runaway and homeless youth. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY 24 hours a day.

Homelessness Resource Center - Find local homelessness resources available near you.

Head Start Locator - Use this locator to find a Head Start or Early Head Start center near you. The searchable directory provides locations, addresses, and driving directions for Head Start programs, centers, and grantees.

Disability Information and Services - Find organizations in your community that can help you apply for disability benefits, find a job, get health care, or pay for accessible housing

Finding Reliable Health Information

Health Topics - Locate information for consumers on 1,600 health topics.

Health Information Telephone Lines - National Institutes of Health (NIH) provides telephone information lines to help you find information on a number of diverse health topics such as cancer treatment options, rare diseases, or child health.

Finding Assistance Programs

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) - To apply for TANF assistance, please contact your State TANF agency.

Summer Meals for Children - Find locations near you that serve meals to children during the summer months by calling the National Hunger Hotline at 1-866-3-HUNGER (for information in English) or 1-877-8-HAMBRE (for information in Spanish).

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Learn where and how to apply for SNAP. Most of the telephone numbers listed are toll-free; some accept collect calls. Find local retail stores that welcome SNAP Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) customers.

Content created by Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on July 2, 2019