2006 Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Primary (TPP-P) Fact Sheet

Bureau of Child & Adolescent Health
Division of Community Health & Prevention
Illinois Department of Human Services

Program Description


Adolescent boys and girls in selected high need areas of the state.


To reduce first-time teenage pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, improve access to health services and increase the role of the schools in improving adolescent health.


Based on a community needs assessment, providers use three or more of the following strategies:

Sexuality Education/Family Planning Information and Referral

Youth Development

Male Involvement

Parental Involvement

Public Awareness

Delivery Method

Services are planned and provided by local health departments and other community agencies that are delivered in schools, after-school programs, or in other community settings.

Program Data

Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Primary Program Data
Performance Indicators SFY03 SFY04 SFY05 SFY06
Grant Amount (Numbers in 000's) $2,682.60 $3,206.80 $3,230.60 $2,028.10
Number of Grantees 54 55 55 34
Number Served 124200 119660 97,541* 65,732*

* The SFY05 and 06 number of teens served is an unduplicated count. SFY03 and SFY04 are duplicated counts of teens served. In SFY06, the program was RFP'd decreasing the number of grantees from 55 to 40 statewide.

Program Effectiveness

The proportion of infants born to teenaged mothers reached the lowest level in 40 years in 2003 at 9.7% teen births however increasing in 2004 to 9.9%.