Pregnant Youth- What Are Your Legal Rights?

Have you ever thought about what your reproductive legal rights are? is a great resource if you are in a relationship, married, or pregnant and you need free legal advice. There are numerous options and listings to help you find out what is available to you: such as STD testing, contraception methods, and birth control pills. The website explains where to obtain it, how to obtain it, and the numerous options you may choose from.

It’s important to stay informed, and Pregnant Youth educates you with helpful information and options you may take when faced with making difficult decisions based on your specific situation.

Pregnant Youth also creates a community through “youth voices”. Youth write and share their own articles, which is a great way to learn different skills and strategies to handle difficult situations--because YOU are not alone.  

The website also includes an interactive map that can help you find the closest legal services, social services, and health services near you for assistance to meet YOUR needs.

Remember, it’s never wrong to ask questions and speak up, especially when it affects your health and well-being.   

Click on the link below and explore the invaluable resources available to you!

Your Rights as a Pregnant or Parenting Youth under 18 in California

Beyond Foster Care: Need for Services Beyond the Age of 21

This survey is for California former foster, Independent Living Program (ILP) eligible probation, and dual status youth ages 22 to 35. The purpose of the study is to explore the experiences and need for services of California former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth who are between the ages of 22 and 35. Participation in the study would last about 20 to 35 minutes. You may choose to withdraw your participation at any time. Your answers will be confidential. The information will be kept in a secure database with no identifying information for the duration of the study. 

The findings of this study will be used to provide suggestions for programs and services that will improve long-term outcomes for former foster, ILP eligible probation, and dual status youth. 

Visit this link in order to complete the survey! 


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