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Arlington Teen Health Clinic - For teen-friendly public health services if you are concerned about STDs, pregnancy or need birth control (including emergency contraception). Open 3-5 pm on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month. Located on 2100 Washington Blvd (map). Walk ins welcome! Contact: TeenHealthServices@arlingtonva.us or call at 703-228-1200. 

Arlington County HIV/STI and ADAP clinic - Includes screening, treatment and risk reduction counseling for STD's and HIV.  Mon 12-3pm and Thurs 3-6pm, by appointment. HIV testing is on Wed 3-6 pm and Thurs 12-2 pm, walk-ins ok.703-228-1200. Nurse of the Day (walk-in nurse triage clinic, can come in with questions, pregnancy testing & referrals, etc.): hours at 2100 Washington Blvd.: Mon, Wed, Fri 8am-12pm/Tues& Thurs 12-4pm. 

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC
Downtown DC office: 202-347-8512
Falls Church office: 703-533-5651
This pro-choice group provides pregnancy testing, STD testing and treatment, HIV/AIDS testing and counseling, medical and surgical abortion, among other women’s and men’s health programs.

Alexandria Teen Health Center -  center for teens in Alexandria that provides servies such as pregnancy testing and prevention, reproductive health resources and services, and more. To make an appointment, all 703.746.4776 or text APPT to 571.329.2245 (do not text confidential information).

Emergency Contraception Hotline
1-888-NOT-2-LATE
Call the hotline or go to the  Web site for  info on emergency contraception.

HEAT Program
Provides supportive counseling and mentoring to HIV-positive youth.  

National Safe Place's Txt 4 Help: When youth text the word SAFE and their current location (street address, city and state) to the number 69866, they'll receive the address of the nearest Safe Place site and a phone number for the local youth shelter.

The National Runaway Safeline: Youth can call 1-800-RUNAWAY or chat live on the NRS website for confidential support and referrals to service providers. They may also qualify for a free bus ticket home.

The Trevor Project, Lifeline and TrevorChat: Youth who are feeling alone, confused or in crisis can call 1-866-488-7386 or chat online with a trained advocate. The Trevor Project provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth.

Alexandria Campaign on Adolescent Pregnancy (ACAP) - Aims to reduce teen pregnancy rates by raising awareness, encouraging parent-teen communication, and promoting safer sex. 

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TEEN CLINIC 3-5 pm on the second and fourth Wednesday each month. 2100 Washington Blvd. Map. Walkins welcome! Confidential

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