Health services for youth

NYC YouthHealth | NYC Health + Hospitals

Health Pre-Teen Teen

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, some programs are limiting services or offering them over the phone. For the most up-to-date information, please contact programs directly using the information below. To learn more about support for COVID-19 impacts, visit our Coronavirus Updates page

Youth can get care at NYC Health + Hospitals clinics. Services include:

  • sexual and reproductive health care
  • primary care
  • mental health and depression help
  • LGBTQ care
  • healthy weight management
  • sports physical and sports injury care

Care is open to all youth, regardless of ability to pay, immigration status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression.

  • All sexual and reproductive services are private. Staff will not speak to anyone about them, not even your parents or guardians, without your permission
  • You do not need an appointment for emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, or STI/D testing - you can just walk into clinics

Am I eligible?

All NYC youth, regardless of ability to pay, immigration status, or sexual orientation, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity are eligible for care at YouthHealth clinics.

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YouthHealth clinics are located across NYC. Use the location finder to find a clinic close to you and call to make an appointment.

How can I get help?

Other Health Programs

Talk, text & chat for mental health help.

NYC Well

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Free and private talk, text, or chat mental health services available all day for you or someone you care about.

Free health care in schools

School-Based Health Centers (SBHC)

NYC Department of Education/NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Students can get free health care in their school.

Health care for children

Primary and Preventive Health Care

NYC Health + Hospitals

Children and youth can get health care and treat illnesses.

Updated March 31, 2020