Bureau of Child & Adolescent Health
Division of Community Health & Prevention
Illinois Department of Human Services
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
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.
Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Primary Program Data
|Grant Amount (Numbers in 000's)
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* 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.
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%.