***THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER ACTIVE***
Our Vision: A community where all young people have equal opportunity to fulfill their capacity for greatness.
TAP works in partnership with youth and their allies to use their voices, realize their power and influence change to create a safe and healthy community.
TAP achieves this by providing health education and training, increasing youth access to health services, and building partnerships with other youth service providers.
TAP has been serving Contra Costa youth for over 30 years.
What Services Does TAP Provide?
Education and Training
TAP works with school districts to ensure proper implementation of HIV and Comprehensive Sexuality Education (SB 71) by providing administrative technical assistance, and trainings and curricula for teachers.
- ED Code/State Standard Compliance Support
- Curricula Review, Development
- Teacher Training
- Implementation Planning
- Sustainability Plans
- Youth Stats — adolescent health fact sheets
Clinical Services/Health Access
School Based Health Clinics — Public Health Clinic Services conduct school-based health clinics at nine high schools in Contra Costa. The clinics offer sports physicals, wellness exams, immunizations, vision & hearing screening, HIV testing, reproductive health services, and referrals to community agencies. All services are free or low-cost. The high schools with school based health clinics include Richmond High School, Kennedy High School, DeAnza High School, Pinole Valley High School, Mt. Diablo High School, Ygnacio Valley High School, Concord High School, Pittsburg High School and Riverside High School.
TAP Training Program
TAP coordinates training opportunities to build the capacity of adolescent health providers throughout the county.
Health Initiatives for Youth
WireTAP (on-line magazine)
National Center for Youth Law
Advocates for Youth
Go Ask Alice
Planned Parenthood Teen Wire
Coalition for Positive Sexuality
National Institute on Drug Abuse
The Cool Spot (teens and alcohol)
LYRIC (Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center)
Center for Human Development - Empowerment Project
GLBT National Youth Talkline
Community Youth Focus
Community Youth Focus is a quarterly newsletter of the Adolescent Health Alliance:
- Spring 2005 (PDF)
- Winter 2005 (PDF)
- Winter 2004 (PDF)
- Summer 2003 (PDF)
- Winter 2003 (PDF)
- Fall 2002 (PDF)
Contact UsCall TAP at 925-313-6254.
Martinez TAP Office
597 Center Avenue, Suite 365
Martinez, CA 94553