Winnebago County Health Department

Adolescent Health

 

  

HUGS (Helping Urge Great Success)
The HUGS Program provides support and education to teen parents who are pregnant or parenting their first child. Goals of the program include delay of subsequent pregnancy and the achievement of educational goals.
 

Peer Education

Peer Educators function as a powerful primary prevention resource for young people who are not parenting.  They explain why and how to avoid facing the difficult choices and the short and long-term consequences pregnancy present in a young person’s life.

 

thiNk (Primary Prevention)
This program provides information to middle school male and female students during weekly groups in the school setting with a goal of encouraging and educating young people on responsible decision making, making responsible choices, healthy relationships, self esteem, body image and media influences, alcohol and drugs, and pregnancy prevention in a school group setting.

Locations

WCHD @
555 North Court Street
Rockford, IL 61103
 
Mailing Address: 401 Division Street - PO Box 4009 - Rockford, IL 61110-0509
 

How Do I Get

Services?

Referrals accepted from schools and other agencies or contact phone number below.

Cost

Free to clients that meet program requirements.

Hours


8AM - 5 PM, Monday through Friday. 
 

Contact


HUGS: 815-720-4354


Primary Prevention Program: 815-720-4379