There are many community organizations that can help you with a problem or concern or help you find the local information you need. Whatever you need, there is help available!
Created by Cuyahoga County Board of Health, this website has information about STDs, pregnancy prevention, relationships, puberty, minors’ rights, a huge sexual health glossary, a clinic finder, quizzes, polls, videos and more – content is teen-approved, fun and easy to understand.
This organization works to provide the people of Greater Cleveland with a better knowledge of HIV/AIDS and to help those who are affected by the disease. The AIDS Taskforce Wellness Center (2829 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115, 216.357.3131) offers free, anonymous, confidential testing, confidential counselling, and health services.
The LGBT Community Center works to enrich the lives of the LGBT community through advocacy, support, education, and celebration. The Center offers programs for LGBTQ youth and young adults that focus on creating connections between peers and increasing access to resources.
(6600 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102, 216.651.5428, Ext.105)
This organization provides education, resources, and supportive services to teenage mothers. It also offers youth discussions about self-esteem, HIV/STD prevention, family planning, healthy relationships and infant/child development, as well as fatherhood support services, case management and home visitation services to pregnant teens. (MomsFirst @ The May Dugan Center 4115 Bridge Avenue Cleveland, OH 44113, 216.631.5800 ext. 101)
Ohio HIV/STI Hotline 1-800-332-2437 and www.OHIV.org
This website and hotline provides: Information on STDs including HIV/AIDS, how to get tested, find a test location by zip code, live chat (Mon. – Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues. 5-8 p.m.) and free condoms by mail (directly and discreetly).