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Worcester Health requests community proposals for teen health education projects

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department is requesting mini-grant proposals from community-based organizations, work places, churches, or other interested organizations for youth teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention education: Promoting Health Among Teens-Comprehensive education (PHAT-C). To be eligible for up to $7,500 in grant funding, your program must be an organization that serves young people in Worcester County. Funded organizations will be expected to deliver the PHAT-C education program to a minimum of 12-15 Worcester County youth ages 12-19.

“We’re encouraging groups that work with youth in Worcester County to apply for PHAT-C grant funding to help us spread awareness about comprehensive sexual health education and teen pregnancy and STI prevention,” said Mimi Dean, Director of Prevention Services, Worcester County Health Department. “Grant-funded education could include learning activities like small-group discussions, videos, games, role-plays and homework assignments.”

The date for proposals is due to the Worcester County Health Department by 4:30 pm on September 13, 2021. Interested parties may call the Worcester County Health Department, Prevention Services Unit at 410-632-1100 to receive an application packet.

A pre-proposal orientation meeting will be held through Google Meets on August 26, 2021 at 2:00pm. For more information, contact Worcester County Health Department at 410-632-1100 or visit worcesterhealth.org.