Youth Care Team

Supporting young people ages 13-21 years old with their mental, sexual, and reproductive wellness needs through confidential and non-judgmental education, counseling, and connection to services.

Get in touch
Two young women smiling

We'll work with you and your provider to make healthy choices.

You, your parent, or provider can request services from the Youth Care Team - we are here to listen!

Young man smiling
Behavior Screenings and Referrals
  • Provide a private space with an adult who listens
  • Connect you with a therapist
  • Share resources to manage stress and anxiety
  • Show you how to cope with problems in a positive way
  • Navigate challenges at school
Young couple hugging
Sexual Health Education
  • Distribute condoms
  • Share information about safe sex practices for sexually transmitted infections
  • Build communication and healthy relationship skills
  • Support gender and sexual identity
Young woman with glasses smiling
Reproductive Health Counseling
  • Address concerns about puberty
  • Answer birth control and emergency contraception questions
  • Pregnancy options counseling, including abortion
  • Pregnant and parenting teen resources

Where is the
Youth Care Team?

Tuesdays: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Health Center 5, 1900 N 20th St.
Must be a Health Center 5 existing patient to visit us here.

Wednesdays: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Parkway Central Library’s Teen Center, 1901 Vine St.
Must be connected to the Teen Center to visit us here

Drop-in services available to anyone ages 13-21 years old, including free education, counseling, and supplies!

Who is the Youth Care Team?

James Andrews (He/Him)
Youth Care Team Manager
Iva Bonaparte (She/Her)
Youth Care Team Coordinator
Libby Mathewson (They/Them)
Youth Coalition and Advocacy Manager

Youth Care Team provides free educational workshops and trainings for youth and providers and regularly serve as vendors at health fairs and other community events. Please contact James or Iva to inquire about workshops or events.

For inquiries about Revolution4Youth and the YCT’s advocacy efforts, please contact Libby.

Two young women looking at phone and laughing

Revolution 4 Youth

Revolution4Youth! (R4Y!) is a youth-led coalition working together to improve the mental, sexual, and reproductive health of youth in Philadelphia.

In Philadelphia, youth experience high rates of poverty, mental health struggles, adverse sexual and reproductive health outcomes, and violence. We want youth in Philly to have autonomy in their mental, sexual, and reproductive healthcare and have holistic resources to ensure their well-being.

Learn more about R4Y!

Are you a young person (13-21 years old) interested in joining Revolution4Youth? Fill out this sign-up form and we will contact you!

Be part of our community on social media!

Follow us on Instagram