Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Foundation

Spartanburg, South Carolina

Grantee Details

TPP Grantee Type: Optimally Changing the Map for Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP20 Tier 1) – 2020-2023
Annual Funding: $1,454,762

Program Summary

Project Name: Connect Spartanburg

Project Overview: The Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System Foundation will implement the Optimally Changing the Map for Teen Pregnancy Prevention in Spartanburg project to prevent risk- taking behaviors and promote optimal adolescent health in Spartanburg County. The project will increase protective factors to achieve optimal health through proven effective curricula that target youth and families/caregivers including: Nu-Culture; Love Notes; AIM4Teen Pregnancy; Sisters, Informing, Healing, Living, Empowering; Aban Aya; Seventeen Days; Sexual Health and Adolescent Risk Prevention; Teen Outreach Program®; and Teen Triple P. By targeting youth and their families, the project will increase the coordination and effectiveness of their efforts to promote healthy youth development in schools, communities, and anchor institutions. The project aims to serve almost 6,000 youth annually.

Community(ies) Served: High need areas of Spartanburg County

Target Population: Youth aged 13-19; expecting and parenting youth; youth who are African American, Latinx, or LGBTQ+; youth who have experienced adverse childhood experiences; youth with low academic performance or mental health and substance abuse disorders

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity of Community): Spartanburg County, SC (Urban)

Average Anticipated Number of Youth Served Annually: 5,972

Contact Information

Polly Edwards Padgett

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