Sex & Sexuality

On the Web
ScarleTeen

Committed to delivering the best contemporary teen sex education on the net.

Sex Etc.

Questions about sex, relationships, drugs, and more. For teens by teens.

Go Ask Alice!

A health question and answer site. From the Alice! Health Promotion Program at Columbia University.

Gurl.com

An online community for teen girls.

Teen Source

Sexual health info for youth to encourage informed decision making. Find local clinics too.

The Pro-Choice Public Education Project

Research, education and action by youth concerned about reproductive justice.

I Wanna Know

Sexual health facts, support, resources to answer your questions and referrals. From the American Social Health Association.

The Trevor Project

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24. You can also call the Trevor Lifeline (866-488-7386) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

GLBT National Help Center

This site has a general GLBT hotline, a 25 and under hotline and a Trans Teens Online Talk Group.

Trans Lifeline

Trans Lifeline is a national trans-led organization dedicated to improving the quality of trans lives by responding to the critical needs of our community with direct service, material support, advocacy, and education. Their vision is to fight the epidemic of trans suicide and improve overall life-outcomes of trans people by facilitating justice-oriented, collective community aid.  877-563-8860 

Around the Bay
San Francisco Sex Information

Gives out free, anonymous, non-judgmental sex information by email (ask-us@sfsi.org) of phone: (415) 989-7374.

Exhale

After abortion talkline. Check site for hours. 866-4-EXHALE (39-4253)

Planned Parenthood

The nation’s leading sexual and reproductive health care provider and advocate. Informatonabout sex, bodies, health, and relationship for teens.

In Oakland: 1682 7th Street (510) 300-3800
In Hayward: 1866 B Street  (510) 300-3800
In El Cerrito: 320 El Cerrito Plaza (510) 527-5806

Asian Health Services

Teen Clinic

The Teen Clinic, for patients 12 to 25 years old, provides teens with an opportunity to receive healthcare services in a one-on-one, confidential setting. These patients meet with a board certified provider and have complete access to AHS’ wide range of medical and social services.

Teen Clinic
818 Webster Street, Oakland, CA 94607
EVERY Tuesday from 5:00-7:00pm
We accept drop-in patients!

To Make an Appointment: call 510-986-1024 or stop by our Youth Center, 299 13th Street (corner of Harrison Street), Oakland, CA 94612.  Please note our Teen Clinic is located at AHS Clinic.

Casa Segura

Health services, STD testing, free condoms, counseling and referrals. Call for drop-in center hours.

5323 Foothill Blvd., Oakland. (510) 434-0307

La Clinica de la Raza - Teen Clinics

Affordable health care for teens from low-income communities in the East Bay. Six locations. Call for information, locations, and hours:

  • Clinica Alta Vista: The only one-stop clinic for teens in Alameda County. Provides medical, reproductive health and social services. 1515 Fruitvale Avenue, (510) 535-6300.
  • Fremont High School: (510) 434-2001
  • Hawthorne Elementary: (510) 879-1649
  • Oakland Technical High School: (510) 879-1907
     (incorrect number listed on La Clinica's website)
  • Roosevelt Middle School: (510) 535-2893
  • San Lorenzo High School: (510) 317-3167
Children's Hospital Oakland

Comprehensive medical, reproductive, and mental health services for youth. Free w/MediCal, or sliding scale at three locations:

  • Teen Clinic: Ages 11-21. Open all weekdays except Wednesday. 5400 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland. (510) 428-3387
  • Youth Uprising/Castlemont Health Center: Ages 11-24. Open 5 days a week. Physicians available Mon, Wed, and Fri. 8711A MacArthur Blvd., Oakland. (510) 428-3556
  • Chappell Hayes Health Center/McClymonds High School: Ages 11-24. Open 5 days a week. Physicians available Mon, Wed, and Fri. 2607 Myrtle St., Oakland. (510) 835-1393
Downtown Youth Clinic

Ages 13-24. Free, anonymous STD testing and treatment for those without insurance.

3100 Summit Street, 2nd Floor, Oakland, (510) 869-8400

LifeLong Medical Clinics

Contraception, STD testing/treatment, HIV testing, pelvic exams and pap smears, counseling, primary care, prenatal care. (510) 981-4100

  • East Oakland: 10700 MacArthur Blvd. (Foothill Square)
  • Downtown Oakland: 616 16th Street
  • Howard Daniel: 9933 MacArthur Blvd.
  • Berkeley Primary Care: 2001 Dwight Way
  • West Berkeley: 2031 6th Street
Ann Chandler Public Health Center (formerly known as City of Berkeley Public Health Clinic)

Contraception, pregnancy testing, STI testing/treatment, HIV testing, pelvic exams and pap smears, free condoms.

830 University Ave. at 6th Street, Berkeley, (510) 981-5350

Berkeley Free Clinic

STI testing, UTI testing and treatment, pregnancy testing, HIV testing, Hepatitis testing.

2339 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, (510) 548-2570

MISSSEY

Services in a safe environment for youth who have been impacted by prostitution and human trafficking.

436 14th Street, Suite 1201, Oakland. (510) 251-2070 (office) or (510) 290-6450 (on call)

Banteay Srei

Supporting Southeast Asian women and girls (ages 14-19) to empower themselves, with a focus on girls that are at-risk or being sexually exploited.

Contact Elizabeth Sy, 2026 E. 12th Street, banteaysrei@gmail.com

Bay Area Women Against Rape (BAWAR)

24 Hour Services and support for victims of sexual assault and their significant others. (510) 845-7273

The QTY Treehouse

A drop-in center for Queer and Trans youth, coordinated by Health Initiatives for Youth's FABULOUS program. Every Thursday from 3 - 8pm!

1684 7th Street in West Oakland. (510) 281-0980

Join the QTY Treehouse on facebook.

LYRIC - Lavender Youth Recreation Center

For Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, and Questioning Youth.

127 Collingwood Street, San Francisco. (415) 703-6150

The Pacific Center

Provides LGBTQ sensitive counseling, HIV testing and support, as well as LGBTQ support groups and social events.

2712 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, (510) 548-8283

GSA Network

Statewide gay-straight alliances, peer support, training and advocacy.

1550 Bryant, Suite 600, San Francisco. (415) 552-4229.

Community United Against Violence

Advocating safe, healthy communities for LGBTQ youth and adults. Counseling, youth programs, and advocacy.

427 South Van Ness Ave, San Francisco. (510) 777-5500

211 Bay Area

Dial 211 or 800-273-6222 for free, confidential information and referrals for health, housing and human services in the Bay Area. Chinese and Spanish spoken.

Shop 55

Oakland High Wellness Center. Various health services including pregnancy prevention and counseling. 1023 MacArthur Blvd. 874-7152

West Oakland Health Center

Medical and reproductive health services. Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5 pm. 700 Adeline St. 835-9610

Native American Health Center School Based Clinics

Open to all. HIV and STD testing. Pregnancy testing and prevention, annual exams, pap smears, and perinatal services. 535-4400

  • United for Success Middle School: 2101 35th Ave. 
  • Alameda High: 2201 Encinal Ave., Alameda
  • Encinal High: 210 Central Ave., Alameda