The Women's Center

West Chester University

Alicia Hahn-Murphy
Lawrence Center 220
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2122
Fax: 610-436-3160
AHahn@wcupa.edu


Sexual and Reproductive Health

Local Resources

 

West Chester University Student Health Center

http://wcupa.edu/_SERVICES/stu.inf/health/sexualhealth.asp

The WCU Health Center, located on the second floor of Wayne Hall, provides free condoms, STI testing, contraception, emergency contraception, and pregnancy testing to WCU students. Contact the health center for cost of services.

 

Planned Parenthood

http://www.plannedparenthood.org/

Planned Parenthood provides comprehensive sexual and reproductive services for everyone including: STI testing, family planning support, reproductive services, preventative screenings, as well as many other forms of care. Planned Parenthood has locations all around Pennsylvania. 

 

Chester County Health Department

http://dsf.chesco.org/health/cwp/view.asp?a=1672&q=647643

Located here in West Chester, the Chester County Health Department provides free STI/HIV testing during their clinic walk-in hours. The CCHD also provides HPV vaccinations free of charge to individuals 26 and under. 

 

Family Services of Chester County- Project ONE

http://www.familyservice.us/programs/project-one/

Project ONE assists Chester County residents who are HIV positive with housing, substance abuse, and medical care. Project ONE also provides support groups for HIV positive individuals as well as HIV prevention education. 

 

Family Planning Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania

http://www.familyplanning.org/index.shtml

Family Planning Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania can you assist in locating reproductive health clinics in Southeastern Pennsylvania.

 

Philadelphia Department of Public Health

http://www.phila.gov/health/AmbulatoryHealth/index.html

Philadelphia Department of Public Health has eight locations within the city of Philadelphia. Each location offers a variety of services including STI testing, maternal and child care, and reproductive health services.

 

Mazzoni Center

http://mazzonicenter.org/programs/rapid-hiv-testing-std-screening

The Mazzoni Center provides health and wellness services in an LGBT-focused environment, including HIV and STI testing. Additionally the Mazzoni Center provides support groups as well as support for HIV positive individuals.

 

SafeGuards

http://www.safeguards.org/

SafeGuards LGBT Health Resource Center aims to increase the health of LGTBQ individuals and communities.

 

Project SAFE

http://www.safephila.org/index.htm

Located in Philadelphia, Project Safe seeks to meet the health needs of women involved in sex work by providing safer sex supplies and referral services for STI testing and substance abuse.  

 

Project Phoenix

http://www.projectphoenixwebsite.com/index.html

Project Phoenix was developed to increase awareness around the issues of prostitution and human trafficking. Project Phoenix also hosts a support group in Philadelphia for women involved in sex work.

National and Online Resources

Desiree Alliance

http://www.desireealliance.org/default.htm

Desiree Alliance works to advocate for the rights of sex workers and reduction of harm.

 

Teen Health

http://kidshealth.org/teen/sexual_health/#cat20816

Learn the facts about menstruation, sexual infections, birth control, and reproductive health.

 

Sex, Etc.

http://www.sexetc.org/

Sex, Etc. is an online source for young people by young people addressing such topics as: STIs, safer sex, LGBTQ, and contraception.  

 

Go Ask Alice!

http://www.goaskalice.columbia.edu/

Go Ask Alice! is an internet resource for health related questions and answers.

 

ASHA- STI Information

http://www.ashastd.org/learn/learn_overview.cfm

The American Social Health Association offers facts and support on matters of sexual health, including information on sexually transmitted infections and locating STI support groups.

 

GYT- STI information

http://www.itsyoursexlife.com/gyt/know/std-low-down/

GYT provides information on STIs, STI testing, pregnancy prevention, and well as tips and suggestions for talking to one’s partner and doctor about getting tested.

 

Plan B One-Step

http://www.planbonestep.com/

Plan B has specific information on this brand of emergency contraception and also includes a coupon.

  

Not too Late:

Emergency contraception information

http://ec.princeton.edu/

Not too Late provides information about emergency contraception including the different types, when to use it, and where to get it.

 

Women’s Health

http://www.womenshealth.gov/faq/birth-control-methods.cfm

From condoms, to pills, to the IUD, Women’s Health has information on all of your birth control options.

 

Advocates for Youth

http://www.advocatesforyouth.org/

Advocates for Youth focuses on the rights, respect, and responsibilities around young adult sexual health in the United States and around the world.

 

Amplify Your Voice

http://www.amplifyyourvoice.org/issues

Amplify Your Voice provides information on a wide variety of health topics including: abortion, abstinence-only programs, condoms, contraceptives and emergency contraception, living positive, transgender issues, and STIs.

 

Dating with Herpes

http://www.datingwithherpes.org/

Dating with Herpes provides information and support to those who have tested positive for the HSV or would just like some information. Additionally, DWH also provides information on local, regional, and online support groups and dating services.