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Resources for youth.

Organizations and Websites

Advocates for Youth

A national organization that provides information, training, and strategic assistance to youth-serving organizations, policy makers, youth activists, and the media in the United States and the developing world.

www.advocatesforyouth.org

202-419-3420

AIDS Alliance for Children, Family and Youth

A national non-profit organization that serves as a resource for policymakers, care providers, researchers and consumers working with children, youth, women and families.

www.aidsalliance.org

202-785-3564

1-888-917-AIDS (toll free)

AVERT

An international AIDS charity organization that provides information about HIV/AIDS. There is a section on the website that has stories written about youth living with HIV from throughout the world.

www.avert.org/ypstory.org

Bay Area Young Positives

San Francisco based organization providing support, information and education to youth living with HIV.

www.baypositives.org

415-487-1616

Health Initiatives for Youth

Mission is to improve the health and well-being of young people. Provide trainings, education and opportunities for youth in the California Bay Area.

www.hify.com

415-274-1970

Hopes Voices

A national HIV/AIDS organization promoting the education and prevention of HIV and AIDS to young adults, using peer-to-peer education.

www.hopesvoice.com

Live Positive

Canada-based website designed for HIV+ youth.

www.livepositive.ca

MetroTeen AIDS

A Washington, DC based organization supporting young people in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

www.metroteenaids.org

202-543-9355

Student Global AIDS Campaign

A national movement with more than 85 chapters at U.S. high schools, colleges, and universities committed to bringing an end to HIV and AIDS in the U.S. and around the world through education, advocacy, media work, and direct action.

www.fightglobalaids.org

Teen Voices Magazine

A magazine for teen women. Check out volume 5 and 1 for articles specific to HIV and youth.

www.teenvoices.com

Teenwire

A sexual health website for teens.

www.teenwire.com

What you do.org

An online resource for youth that provides straightforward and timely information about HIV/AIDS.

www.whatudo.org

Scarleteen

Sex positive sex education site for young adults.

www.scarleteen.com

Hotlines

National AIDS Hotline (CDC)

1-800-232-4636

1-800-344-7432 Espanol

1-888-232-6348 Deaf Access (TTY)

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE or 1-800-787-3224 (TTY)

National Runaway Switchboard

1-800-621-4000

National Suicide Hotline

1-800-SUICIDE (800-784-2433)

Abortion Hotline

1-800-772-9100

Emergency Contraception Hotline

1-888-NOT-2-LATE

Camps for Kids Affected and Infected

Camp Heartland

A non-profit organization based in Wisconsin that runs summer camps for kids affected and infected by HIV/AIDS.

www.campheartland.org

414-272-1118 or 1-800-724-4673

Camp Kindle

A summer camp for children affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. Camps are held in Nebraska and California.

www.campkindle.org

1-877-800- CAMP (2267)

Camp Sunburst

A residential summer camp for HIV positive children and their families.

www.sunburstprojects.org

(707) 588-9477

Camp Laurel

Rachel: (626) 683-0800
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