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List of clinics

The health centers below have teen clinics, which are staffed by teens for teens. Peer counselors can answer your questions about sex and help you get confidential services, including family planning counseling, birth control, and pregnancy, STD and HIV testing.

You can also call Health Service Information at (800) 427-8700 to get referred to a clinic near you. Most clinics charge sliding scale fees based on your income, making many services free.

Planned Parenthood has 12 health clinics in Los Angeles County that provide confidential reproductive health care including abortions. Call (800) 230-PLAN (7526) to schedule an appointment and find the location nearest you. Or, go to www.pplosangeles.org and click on the "Teens" link.

Some clinics are staffed by teens for teens. Peer counselors can answer your questions about sex and help you get confidential services, including family planning counseling, birth control, and pregnancy, STD and HIV testing.

L.A. Youth also recommends checking out www.teensource.org and click on the "Clinics" link. You can also call Health Service Information toll-free in Los Angeles County at (800) 427-8700 to get referred to a clinic near you. Most clinics charge sliding scale fees based on a teen’s income, making many services free.


• Asian Pacific Health Care Venture’s Real Youth Center
1530 Hillhurst Ave., Suite 200, Los Angeles, 90027; (323) 644-3888
Youth Clinic Wednesday 5-7 p.m.

East Valley Community Health Center
680 Fairplex Dr., Pomona, CA 91768; (909) 623-4598
420 S. Glendora Ave., West Covina, CA 91790; (626) 919-5724
Teen Clinic Friday 1-7 p.m. in Pomona, Saturday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in West Covina.

Harbor Free Clinic
599 W. Ninth St., San Pedro, CA 90731; (310) 547-0202
Peer counselors available Mon. and Thurs. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues-Wed. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Pediatric Clinic, 1000 W. Carson St., Torrance, CA 90509; (310) 222-2321
Adolescent Clinic Wednesday 1-3 p.m. $60 fee pays for services if you have the county HMO or no insurance.

T.H.E. Clinic, Inc.
3860 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008; (323) 295-6571
Teen Clinic Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Valley Community Clinic
6801 Coldwater Canyon Ave., North Hollywood, 91605; (818) 763-4070 or toll-free (888) 763-4070
Valley Teen Clinic Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 4-8 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Venice Family Clinic
905 Venice Blvd., Venice, CA 90291; (310) 392-8636
Teen clinic Monday-Wednesday 1-5 p.m.

Westside Women’s Health Center
1711 Ocean Park Blvd., Santa Monica, 90405; (310) 450-2191
Teen clinic Monday and Thursday 1:30-6 p.m.


Hollywood and Central Los Angeles

Chinatown Service Center Family Health Clinic
767 N. Hill St., #200, Los Angeles, 90012; (213) 808-1718

Clinica Monsignor Oscar Romero
123 S. Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90057; (213) 989-7700

Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic
3324 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90026; (323) 660-2400

H. C. Hudson Comprehensive Health Center
2829 S. Grand Ave. #106, Los Angeles, CA 90007; (213) 744-4838

LAC + USC Medical Center/Family Planning
1240 N. Mission Rd., Los Angeles, CA 90033; (323) 226-3111

The Los Angeles Free Clinic (three locations)
(323) 653-1990
6043 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
8405 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048
5205 Melrose Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90038

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center
Offers walk-in STD/HIV testing with youth counselors; evening appointments for treatment.
1625 N. Schrader Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028; (323) 860-5855

South and South Central Los Angeles

Family Planning Centers of Greater L.A.-Bell Gardens Family Medical Center
6501 S. Garfield Ave., Bell Gardens, CA 90201; (562) 928-9600

JWCH Women’s Health Center
3620 Martin Luther King Blvd., Lynwood, CA 90262; 310-638-9007

H.H. Humphrey Comprehensive Health Center
5850 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90003; (323) 846-4353

South Central Family Health Center
4425 S. Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90011; (323) 908-4200

Watts Health Center
10300 S. Compton Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90002; (323) 564-4331

East and Northeast Los Angeles

AltaMed Health Services (four locations)
5427 Whittier Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90022; (323) 869-1900
10454 E. Valley Blvd., El Monte, CA 91731; (626) 453-8466
9436 E. Slauson Ave., Pico Rivera, CA 90660; (562) 949-6069
Also offers HIV prevention and education for gay and bisexual Latino males at 5255 E. Pomona Blvd., Los Angeles, 90022; (323) 890-8767.

Arroyo Vista Family Health Center
6000 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90042; (323) 254-5291

El Monte Comprehensive Health Center
10953 Ramona Blvd., El Monte, CA 91731; (626) 450-8848

E.R. Roybal Comprehensive Health Center
245 S. Fetterly Ave., East Los Angeles, CA 90033; (323) 780-2281

Northeast Community Clinic
5564 N. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA 90042; (323) 256-3884

West Los Angeles

Culver City Youth Health Center
4401 Elenda, Culver City, CA 90230; (310) 842-4328
Birth control, STD testing. Must reside or attend school in Culver City.

Venice Family Clinic (three locations, plus teen clinic listed above)
(310) 392-8636
2509 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405
604 Rose Ave., Venice, CA 90291
4909 Marionwood Dr., Culver City, CA 90230

San Fernando Valley

Mission City Community Network, Inc.
15206 Parthenia Street, North Hills, CA 91343; (818) 895-3100

Northeast Valley Health Corp.
1600 San Fernando Rd., San Fernando, CA 91340; (818) 365-8086

Bill Moore Community Health Clinic
1460 N. Lake Ave., #107, Pasadena, CA 91104; (626) 398-3796

South Bay

The Children’s Clinic
2801 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA 90801; (562) 933-0400

Family Planning Centers-Hawaiian Gardens Health Center
22310 Wardham Ave., Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716; (562) 928-9600

Long Beach Department of Health and Human Services’ Family Planning Clinic
2525 Grand Ave., Long Beach, CA 90815; (562) 570-4315

Memorial Women’s Center for Family Planning
2701 Atlantic Ave. #B, Long Beach, CA 90806; (562) 933-2998

South Bay Family Healthcare Center (two locations)
(310) 802-6170
742 W. Gardena Blvd., Gardena, CA 90247
2114 Artesia Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90278

Westside Neighborhood Clinic
1436 W. 23rd St., Long Beach, CA 90810; (562) 595-5507

National Abortion Federation Hotline (pro-choice)
(800) 772-9100 or www.prochoice.org
Answers questions about abortion and refers callers to local abortion providers.
Open Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat.-Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

California HIV/AIDS Hotline
(800) 367-AIDS (2437) or search for organizations providing HIV/AIDS services at www.AIDSHotline.org
Provides information, support, referrals and crisis counseling. They can answer questions on AIDS/HIV issues, such as testing, transmission and risk.
Open Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues. 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

California Office of Family Planning Information and Referral Service
(800) 942-1054
Referrals to clinics for low-cost, confidential family planning and birth control services for those with low income and no insurance.

National Life Center (pro-life)
(800) 848-LOVE (5683) or www.nationallifecenter.com
Provides counseling and refers callers to local agencies for pregnancy counseling, pregnancy tests, prenatal care, shelter and adoption services.

www.teengrowth.com Health information for teens.

www.teensource.org Has list of clinics in California, information on birth control and STDs.

www.scarleteen.com This site says it’s sex education for the real world.

www.sexetc.org Sexual health information by teens for teens.

Family Planning Associates Medical Group
Nine county locations in Downey, Glendale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Mission Hills, North Hollywood, Rosemead and West Los Angeles.
(800) 492-3764
Free pregnancy tests. Fees for abortions and birth control.

Planned Parenthood (see above)

Pro-Choice Medical Center
8920 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211; (310) 247-8745
Fees for abortions.

(These centers offer pregnancy counseling, pregnancy tests, prenatal care, materials on alternatives to abortion and adoption referrals)

Hollywood Pregnancy Help Center
1131 N. Vermont Ave. #107, Los Angeles, CA 90029; (213) 913-1975

Pregnancy Counseling Center (San Fernando Valley)
10211 Sepulveda Blvd., Mission Hills, CA 91345; (818) 895-2500

Pregnancy Resource Center of the San Fernando Valley
16909 Parthenia St. #301, North Hills, CA 91343 (818) 830-1200

Pregnancy Help Center
1311 Crenshaw Blvd. #A, Torrance, CA 90501; (310) 787-HELP

Westside Pregnancy Resource Center
828 Pico Blvd. #7, Santa Monica, CA 90405; 310-581-1140
hotline: (800) 395-HELP

Whittier Pregnancy Care Clinic
16147 E. Whittier Blvd., Whittier, CA 90603; (562) 902-7845