Did You Know...

When used consistently and correctly, condoms are 98% effective.

LGBTQ Teens

Lesbian Couple

LGBTQ stands for Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender-Questioning. LGBTQ refers to people who know they are homosexual, bi-sexual, transgendered or are questioning their sexuality.

If you are a LGBTQ youth then know your rights!

Help Us Help You!

The Rhode Island Alliance is developing a plan to reduce teen pregnancy and empower young families in Rhode Island.  Help us make a smart and useful plan by telling us about your experiences.  Our survey is completely confidential!

Title X Program

The Title X Program provides high-quality sexual health care, services, education and counseling to youth as well as adults. No one is denied services if they cannot pay.

No matter where you live in RI, there is a health center nearby that can provide you with Title X sexual health services, including:

  • Education and counseling about birth control methods
  • Birth control for you and your partner
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Confidential HIV counseling, testing and referral services
  • Physical exams
  • Pap smears
  • Breast exams
  • Infertility information and referrals
  • Free vasectomies for men without insurance or their health insurance does not cover a vasectomy
  • Some lab testing
  • Referrals to specialized care when necessary.

Find a site near you! PDF

A Word About Confidentiality

Medical providers are mandated to keep your visit confidential. However, if you use your parents' insurance to pay, they will see the bill. Before you go see a medical provider, be sure to ask if your visit is confidential.