- Children & Youth
- Education & Literacy
- Health & Medicine
LocationPO Box 51984East Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
Health Connected's mission is to equip young people with information, skills, and support to make thoughtful choices about their relationships and sexual health throughout their lives.
Health Connected is a Bay Area 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on creating a community-wide commitment to adolescent sexual health.
We accomplish this through the following programs:
Youth Services - in-school puberty and sexuality education for students ages 10-19
Parent Services - interactive workshops for parents of adolescents and pre-adolescents on parent-child communication surrounding sexuality, sexual health, and relationships
Training & Technical Assistance - training and technical assistance for education professionals
Local, state, and federal agencies do not provide earmarked funding for sexual health education, meaning schools aren’t necessarily providing adequate -- or any -- sex ed programming. Over the last 25 years, Health Connected’s in-school comprehensive sexuality education programs have filled this gap, serving over 500,000 youth in 125 school districts across California.
Sex ed starts here. Through our direct service programs for students and parents, technical assistance for education professionals, and curriculum development, we’re turning "the talk" into an ongoing conversation and building a modern model of sex education.