Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Primary (TPP-P)
Bureau of Community-Based & Primary Prevention
Division of Community Health & Prevention
Illinois Department of Human Services
Adolescent girls and boys ages 10-18 and their parents 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 pregnancy prevention education and services.
Based on a community needs assessment in conjunction with a local advisory group, coalition and/or youth group, services are provided by using three or more of the following strategies:
- Sexuality Education/Family Planning Information and Referral
- Youth Development
- Male Involvement
- Parental Involvement
- Public Awareness
Services are planned and provided by local health departments, community-based organizations, schools, churches, after-school programs and/or in other community settings.
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Note - * The SFY05, 06 and 07 number of teens served is an unduplicated count. 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 declines in teen pregnancy in part goes to the dedicated reproductive health and youth development service agencies, community leaders, teachers, parents and religious leaders. Because of these people, teenagers are responding to these efforts that teens are delaying having sexual intercourse, and greater percentages of teens are using condoms and other forms of contraception if they do have sex. Teens are learning more about the consequences of a teen pregnancy The Teen Pregnancy Prevention-Primary program is providing effective programs to change teen's sexual behavior, looking at the risks and protective factors that influence their behavior. The program continues to work with schools and community leaders to reach the youth before they make a choice that could change their lives.