What is Asian Health Services Youth Program?
Asian Health Services (AHS) Youth Program provides comprehensive reproductive health education, advocacy, and family planning clinical access for youth ages 12-21 primarily living in Alameda County and the surrounding areas. Program components work to provide a continuum of services, from prevention education to no-cost, confidential family planning counseling and clinical access.
AHS Youth Program began providing advocacy and youth services in 1996. As a Health Education program at AHS, the youth program continues to fulfill the mission of Asian Health Services by providing health care access, education, and advocacy for API youth throughout Alameda County.
Staffed by the Youth Program Coordinator, Community Health Advocates/Specialists, and health educators, AHS Youth Program provides:
- comprehensive reproductive health education in local area middle and high schools and community-based organizations
- one-to-one no-cost confidential family planning counseling
- peer leadership development
- outreach at local area festivals and events
We are located in the heart of Oakland Chinatown in the The SPOT Youth Center at 299 13th Street (at Harrison).
MEET THE STAFF
Linda | Community Health Advocate
Linda is a fun, supportive, noodle-lovin, spicy food enthusiast! When she’s not helping out patients, you can find her playing volleyball and spending time with her pitbull, Meeko. She plans to pursue her LCSW degree in the future and continue serving the people.
Kerry | MD
Kerry has been working at the Teen Clinic for the past two years. He loves meeting all the different people who come through the clinic. He also works at the East 18th Street Asian Health clinic site, so you can visit him there. He really likes food trucks, especially the ones that sell fried chicken!
Thien | Nurse Practitioner
Thien loves to travel and spend time with her dogs Niles and Laila during her free time. Stop on by to say hi if you haven’t met her yet! You can find her at both Teen Clinic and Oakland High’s Wildcat Clinic.