Berks Teens Matter
Co County Wellness Services is proud to announce the launch of Berks Teens Matter, a teen pregnancy prevention campaign that aims to reduce teen pregnancy in Berks County by 40% by 2022 and whose mission is for public and private stakeholders to work together to develop and implement a coordinated plan to sustain programs and practices to reduce teen pregnancy, leading to improved educational outcomes and long term well-being of families and communities in Berks County.
Based upon the collective impact model, Co-County Wellness Services has become the backbone organization of a community-wide teen pregnancy prevention initiative in partnership with Alvernia University, Berks Community Health Center, Berks County Community Foundation, Berks County Intermediate Unit, Berks County Mental Health and Development Disabilities Program, Berks Women in Crisis, Centro Hispano, City of Reading, Community Prevention Partnership, Council on Chemical Abuse, Evoke by Design, Family Health Care Center, Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania, Kutztown University, Literacy Council, Maternal and Family Health Services, Olivet Boys and Girls Club, Penn State Health System, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Planned Parenthood Keystone, Reading Area Community College, Reading Health System; All About Women, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Department of Diversity and Community Engagement, Reading School District, Senator Judy Schwank’s Office, Shillington Women Infants and Children, United Way of Berks County, and the Wyomissing Foundation.
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Co-County Wellness Services improves public health through service, education, and advocacy in the PA counties of Berks and Schuylkill. We provide free case case management, HIV medication education; HIV and STD Counseling and Testing; prevention interventions and lead a teen pregnancy prevention initiative Berks Teens Matter.
Thank you for considering a donation to Co-County Wellness Services, a community based 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Your financial donation is tax deductible and it enables CCWS to continue providing service, education, and advocacy for the public health.