Sexuality

The R.E.C. Room

Location:

3957 Nielsen Circle (off Ben Walters Lane, next door to the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic).

Contact:

235-3436
recroom@kbfpc.org

http://HomerRECRoom.org

Hours:

Open Monday – Friday from 3pm – 6pm

What is It?

The R.E.C Room (a Youth Resource & Enrichment Co-op) offers teens ages 12-18 a safe and welcoming environment to socialize with friends after school and get connected with positive activities and education opportunities for youth. Free ongoing programs include cooking classes, digital music production classes, poetry workshops, computer programming instruction, and workshops on healthy relationships. The R.E.C. Room offers guitars, computers and wi-fi, X-Box Kinect, art supplies, a keyboard, a library, free snacks, and other games.

A Youth Program manager is always available to help teens sort through problems or help them address urgent crises like homelessness or depression.

Free to all teens!

Volunteer:

– for fun and fundraising events
– as part of a community service project
– as part of a ‘Senior Project’
– to organize the clothing swap closet
– to offer your own class or start a group

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Sexuality
Young Parents

By Stephanie

Homer Public Health Center

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Location:

195 E. Bunnell

Contact:

(907) ­235­-8857

Bonnie Betley

Hours:

Monday-Friday  8:30am ­- 5pm

The Public Health office offers free and supportive sexual health information and resources. Teens do not need parental consent or medical insurance to receive help.

Resources offered:

STD tests, pregnancy tests, contraception and birth control for teens

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic (KBFPC)

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Location:

3959 Ben Walters Ln

Contact:

(907) 235‐3436

www.kbfpc.org

Hours:

Monday ‐Friday  9am‐5pm, year round

What is it?

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic offers resources and services for sexual and reproductive health, and healthy relationships. They can also provide advocacy, help with disabilities, counseling referrals, housing referrals, and transportation, as well as contraception, prescriptions, condoms, STD testing, pregnancy testing, and emergency contraception.

KBFPC operates on an income‐based sliding scale, making it possible for anyone who needs help to get it. Youth under 19 are eligible for Denali Kid Care, and under 22 for medicaid. Teens without medicaid or unavailable information from parents are eligible for free services.

Employment:

Teens looking to work at KBFPC can do so by joining the AKPHAT team (Alaska Promoting Health Among Teens).

The PHAT team is a group of peer educators who teach sexual health and healthy relationships to other youth in the greater Homer area. Contact KBFPC or the R.E.C. Room for more information.