The Center’s work falls into three primary program areas that together encompass the majority of barriers adolescents and young adults must overcome to gain access to comprehensive health care. Much of the Center’s work is cross-cutting and involves the intersection between consent and confidentiality policies and the financing of adolescents’ and young adults’ care. The Center’s work emphasizes the needs of vulnerable populations of adolescents and young adults such as those from low-income families, young people who have been in state custody, and homeless and disconnected youth. Recently the Center has expanded its focus to address the needs of vulnerable young people at risk for or victimized by sexual exploitation and trafficking.
The Center’s work focuses on the following activities: