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Mentoring program for boys, ages 12-16.
Free pregnancy tests, confidential support, accurate information, pre-natal and parenting classes, post-abortion peer support.
Mental health and social services for children, youth, adults, and families.
1-800-999-9999 24 Hour
Shelter and services to youth, ages 16-21, who are runaways, homeless, or at great risk.
Services and programs for adolescent girls, low income pregnant women and teen mothers in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.
Two-week summer program for girls, grades 7-12.
Services include treatment for children with emotional, behavioral, and academic disorders and difficulties.
Free residential program for young men and women, ages 16-24, that empowers youth to take responsibility for their employability through the integration of vocational skills and academic achievement.
Mental health services, youth programs, tutoring, summer camp for children affected by AIDS, support for victims of domestic violence and abuse.
Free one-on-one mentoring program for DC public high school students. Also offers enrichment services, such as life skills and college preparation workshops, financial aid counseling, and social and community service events.
education, HIV testing, and treatment needs that help young people fight AIDS
and support each other.
of of young men, ages 14-18, from Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. who
meet once or twice a month to watch films, listen to music, plan activities;
hold discussions, prepare for speaking engagements, and to work for an end to
the culture of violence.
202-547-7777 24 Hour
Many services offered ranging from a teen mothers program to a home-based counseling program to a temporary emergency shelter to independent living facilities to an HIV/AIDS education service.
compassion, respect, and responsibility to juvenile offenders and youth at-risk
in the DC Metro area through the experience of socializing and interacting with
rescued homeless dogs.
Individual and family counseling and support groups for children and adults to help with grief and loss. Offers Camp Forget-Me-Not is a free, weekend, sleep-away bereavement camp for youth ages 5-15 who have experienced the death of a loved one.
Advocacy and empowerment programs for teen girls.
TAKE POSITIVE ACTION TO HELP YOUR TEEN AND HEAL YOUR FAMILY
Visit Alcohol and Teen Drinking.
Visit Teaching and Learning.
Visit Family Health.
Visit Youth Who Drop Out.
Citizen-run Web campaign with three main purposes: gathering and publishing information related to crime and law enforcement in Washington, DC; providing concerned citizens with an easy means of contacting city leaders and have their concerns heard; and giving police officers a means to speak out publicly in a private anonymous way about the issues they face working in the District.
National non-profit organization that works to assure children meaningful and continuing contact with both their parents and extended family regardless of the parents' marital status. Visit Stepfamilies and Co-Parenting.
Works with youth to end the culture of violence through education and advocacy. Visit Teen Violence.
Provides legal representation to adolescents charged with committing misdemeanors or felonies as well as an experiential and classroom learning program for law students. Visit When Your Teen is in Trouble with the Law.
Through awareness-to-action education and community organizing, Men Can Stop Rape empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing sexual assault and other forms of men's violence. Visit Abuse: Physical, Emotional, Sexual, Neglect.
Advocacy, education, and support to promote mental health and prevent mental illness. Visit Personality Disorders.
Advocacy and intervention on behalf of low to moderate income urban homicide victims and their families. ROOT's mission is to motivate and mobilize communities to take a proactive approach to reducing homicides and the senseless violence occurring in our cities. Visit Teen Violence.
An award-winning public-private coalition formed to fight drunk driving, drugged driving and underage drinking in the Washington-metropolitan area. Provides sober rides. Visit Alcohol and Teen Drinking.
HOTLINES AND HELPLINES
Child Abuse Hotline
Domestic Violence/Abuse Hotline
National Suicide Hotline
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