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It Gets Better Project

The It Gets Better Project inspires people across the globe to share their stories and remind the next generation of LGBTQ+ youth that hope is out there

Fiesta Youth

San Antonio’s premier LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) non-profit youth organization for youth and their allies (ages 12-18)


CDC Quit Smoking Resources

Quitting smoking is one of the most important steps you can take to improve your health. This is true no matter how old you are or how long you have smoked.

Many people who smoke become addicted to nicotine, a drug that is found naturally in tobacco. This can make it hard to quit smoking. But the good news is there are proven treatments that can help you quit. Check out the website below or call  1-800-QUIT-NOW (784-8669) for support in quitting, including free quit coaching, a free quit plan, free education materials and referrals to local resources.

Text-To-Quit Smoking/Vaping Cessation

Ready to quit smoking or Vaping? Try text-to-quit.

Teens aged 13-17 in the United States who are ready to quit smoking. This program is offered by the National Cancer Institute’s

How does it work?

Sign up with the form below or text QUIT to 47848.

After you confirm your enrollment, you will receive daily text messages to support you in quitting smoking from the short code 47848 (message and data rates may apply). The program lasts for 6-8 weeks.
Text “Quit” to 47848

Check out the website for more information and to get started.

Advocates for Youth

Advocates for Youth For youth, professionals & parents. Advocacy & support to make responsible choices about sex & reproductive health.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

Big Brothers Big Sisters helps children realize their potential and build their futures. Goal is to nurture children and strengthen communities. 

The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.
Grades: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Age: 6-18

Big Things are Happening


Birth Control Guide

Access this document from FDA and Office of Women´s Health for information on various birth control options to help you decide.

Center for Young Women’s Health

The Center is an educational entity that is committed to providing adolescents and young people with carefully researched health information, educational programs, and community spaces. The mission of our website is to help girls, young women, transgender and nonbinary young people, intersex young people, caregivers, educators, and health care providers to improve their understanding of health and development, as well as specific diseases and conditions.

Girl Talk: Peer-to-Peer Mentoring


We inspire all girls to be confident leaders through peer-to-peer mentoring programs.

We envision a world where all girls live confidently, lead fearlessly, & support one another.

Please visit for more information

Healthy Children Tobacco Info


This site has information all tobacco exposures including e-cigarettes, JUULs and more.

Kit for KIDS: National Association for Children of Addiction

Click HERE for a PDF meant to help children with parents suffering from addiction. It contains the following information:

  • A Letter to Kids
  • Questions and Answers about Alcohol and Drug Problems
  • What Can Kids Do?
  • The Seven Cs
  • People Who can Help Me
  • Books for Kids to Read

The Trevor Project

This is a place where LGBTQ youth and allies can find answers to FAQs and explore resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity and more.


Love Is Respect

Love is Respect is the national resource to disrupt and prevent unhealthy relationships and intimate partner violence by empowering young people through inclusive and equitable education, support, and resources.

The Empower House


Empower House (formerly Martinez Street Women’s Center) was founded in 1999 with a mission to improve reproductive health services and access for women — primarily brown and Black women — on the East Side of San Antonio.


PFLAG is the first and largest organization dedicated to supporting, educating, and advocating for LGBTQ+ people and their families.

San Antonio Youth Sports

The San Antonio Parks and Recreation department offers numerous opportunities for our youth to get active and fit by participating in sports such as T-ball, volleyball, basketball and soccer. Youth sports leagues are offered in various seasons year round. To sign-up, parents are asked to call the community center to confirm which sport and age divisions they are hosting. Parents should then register online or visit the center to complete a registration form and pay the registration fee.

Please click HERE for more information and a map of local community centers with phone numbers.

Smokefree Teen

Info on helping teens quit smoking:
QuitStart free app to help teen quit-

Starlite Recovery Center

Starlite Recovery Center offers help for adults and family members whose lives are impacted by addiction and alcoholism.

Student Resources & Support: LGBTQ

Within this guide, LGBTQ students can find resources and information about support systems available to help them navigate both high school and college environments.

Teen Driver Source

This site supports families with free teen driver safety information and downloadable resources. The Teen Driver Safety Research team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is proud to partner with teens, parents and organizations that work to prepare teens for a lifetime of safe driving. Please explore this site, use its research-based tools, and share its resources with others.

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