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Status of our Services: March 19, 2020 – April 3, 2020

Teen Center

A safe, supportive and confidential place for teens


angry looking teenage girl looking into camera

The Teen Center is going virtual! If you would like to join us, please text Gerri Parrish at 267-806-0974 with your name, phone number and email address so we can get you set up. Please also let us know if you prefer to be contacted via text or email. We hope to see you all online on Friday evening! Thank you.

 

Being a teenager comes with lots of challenges. We can help.

The Teen Center is a confidential place where you can vent about your problems and get support from caring professionals and others who are going through similar struggles. All teens ages 14-19 are welcome.

Our Staff

Our staff is experienced and trained in working with teens and young adults. We’re available to talk privately as needed.

Group Discussions

We regularly lead group discussions on topics that affect many teens including:

  • Anger management
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Peer and family conflict
  • Depression and anxiety

What’s in it for you?

  • A safe place to hang out and relax
  • Bring friends or make new ones
  • Snacks
  • Music and movies
  • Board games and activities
  • Staff who care and will listen if you want to talk
  • Help and information
  • Discussion groups

The Teen Center is FREE of charge! Stop by and see what it’s all about.

Teens are Saying…

“It’s a nice place to be, and anyone will help you if you want to talk…or you can just relax.”

“I came to The Teen Center out of curiosity. Now I come for the conversations.”

“The Teen Center helped me get off alcohol and better my life.”

“It’s a nice, laid back environment. It’s a great place to calm down and talk about your issues.

1 in 12 teens ages 13-18 have an anxiety disorder. Of those teens, only 18% receive mental health care.

Want to speak with us?

Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255

Need to talk?: 215-355-6000

Housing Link: 1-800-810-4434