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Worcester Health Requests Community Proposals for Teen Health Education Projects

Snow Hill, MD – The Worcester County Health Department requests mini-grant proposals from community-based organizations, workplaces, churches, or other interested organizations for youth teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention education: Promoting Health Among Teens-Comprehensive education (PHAT-C). To be eligible for up to $7,500 in grant funding, your program must be an organization that serves young people in Worcester County. Funded organizations will be expected to deliver the PHAT-C education program to a minimum of 12-15 Worcester County youth ages 12-19.

“We’re encouraging groups that work with youth in Worcester County to apply for PHAT-C grant funding to help us spread awareness about comprehensive sexual health education and teen pregnancy and STI prevention,” said Mimi Dean, Director of Prevention Services, Worcester County Health Department. “Grant-funded education could include learning activities like small-group discussions, videos, games, role-plays and homework assignments.”

A pre-proposal orientation meeting will be held through Google Meets on July 22, 2022, at 2:00 pm. Proposals should be submitted to the Worcester County Health Department by 4:30 pm on August 15, 2022. Please email Kelly Shockley at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call her at 410-632-1100 extension 1103 if you would like to participate in the pre-proposal orientation session or would like a copy of the application packet.