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Freedom Youth Family Justice Center Inc.

We offer a safe place respite program that allows girls between the ages of 12-15 to seek retreat when experiencing stress, trauma, and restoration at remote location. Our program typically deals with victims and survivors of physical and sexual crimes.

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HEAT (Health and Education Alternatives for Teens) Program

HEAT’s mission is to provide a unique health and mental health program that focuses on the special needs of young people (13-29) who are at risk or living with HIV/AIDS and to remove the barriers that often prevent youth from accessing health care. HEAT operates a ‘one-stop shopping’ full-service clinic that is set in a youth-friendly, discrete and easily accessible venue at the SUNY Downstate’s Center for Healthcare Services in Brooklyn

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Diaspora Community Services

We have the several programs for youth in Brooklyn. We have the STAR program which discusses HIV/STI and pregnancy prevention. STAR also have peer educators where youth can come and gain knowledge and become leaders of tomorrow. We have the SRAE program where we discuss career readiness with adolescents. This include having how to write a resume, financial literacy, discovering what they want to be etc.

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Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center

The Rising Heights Program. Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center is located on 650 Fulton Street in New York, and we provide comprehensive healthcare and support services. At the Rising Heights Program, we provide the highest quality care for people living with HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C for over 30 years now. We work as part of the early intervention initiative and my role with BPMC is to educate patients on HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections, provide confidential HIV testing, identify high risk sexual behaviors, and reduce the risk of transmission.

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CAMBA: Brooklyn YAS (Youth Against Substance Misue)

Our programs focus on LGBTQ+ youth/ young adults. We provide Arts based programing such as: LGBTQ+ Arts contest, Poetry Workshops, Improvisation Workshops, and Gender Euphoria Make-up Workshops. We also host peer support groups for LGBTQ+ middle and high school students.

CB14 Youth ConferenceCAMBA: Brooklyn YAS (Youth Against Substance Misue)
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