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Adolescent Pregnancy Clearinghouse

Teen Pregnancy Information Clearinghouse Toll-free Line (877) 461-8277


The Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Clearinghouse is an information resource provided by the Family Health and Wellness (FHW) Division of the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH).  The Clearinghouse is a website that offers information on statewide programs and services, online training and state and national reports regarding adolescent pregnancy.  The Clearinghouse is available as a guide for healthcare providers, professionals, teenagers, families, and members of the community.


Through education, outreach and support programs for pregnancy prevention and reproductive health, the Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program (TAPPP) aims to improve the health and well-being of youth, families and communities in Tennessee.


The mission of the Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program (TAPPP) is to prevent unplanned adolescent pregnancies through a comprehensive, community-wide, collaborative effort that promotes abstinence, self-respect, constructive life options, and responsible decision-making about sexuality, healthy relationships and the future.

Programs and Services

Tennessee Local Health Departments

Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programs (TAPPP)

The Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program is a state funded program that incorporates community-based awareness and abstinence education through community services, education, collaborations and partnerships. Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program focuses on three primary goals: TAPPP has three main goals:

  1. To promote community awareness and involvement in adolescent pregnancy and parenting issues.
  2. To facilitate collaboration among various sectors of the community to enhance and increase prevention efforts.
  3. To coordinate, improve and expand services available to pregnant and parenting adolescents.

East TN Regional Health Office
Health Promotion Director
2101 Medical Center Way
Knoxville TN 37920

Knox County Health Department
Knox Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (KAPPI)
Program Coordinator
140 Dameron Ave
Knoxville, TN 37917

Mid-Cumberland Regional Health Office
Health Promotion Director
710 Hart Lane
Nashville, TN 37216

Northeast Regional Health Office
Community Services Director
185 Treasure Lane
Johnson City, TN 37604

Southeast Regional Health Office
Health Promotion Coordinator
1301 Riverfront Parkway
Suite 209
Chattanooga, TN 37402

Sullivan County Health Department
TAPPP Coordinator
P.O. Box 630
154 Blountville Bypass
Blountville, TN 37617

West TN Regional Health Office
Community Services/Health Promotion Director
295 Summar Avenue
Jackson, TN  38301

Abstinence Education Grant Programs (AEGP)

The Abstinence Education Program is a federally funded program that focuses on abstinence education by providing comprehensive, evidence-based, age appropriate and medically accurate programs to middle school children, 10-14 year olds and expanding up to age 17. The projects target high risk youth from community-based organizations, faith-based institutions, rural and geographically underserved areas, and disadvantaged ethnic and minority populations.

Boys and Girls Club of the Monroe Area
Program Director
185 Oak Grove Rd
Madisonville, TN 37354

Boys and Girls Club of the TN Valley
Program Coordinator
1100 Marion Street
Suite 100
Knoxville, TN 37921

Douglas Cherokee Economic Authority, Inc.
Education Center Director
409 East Main Street
Morristown, TN 37814

Fashioned in His Image
Executive Director
340-A West Trinity Lane
Nashville, TN 37207

Full Circle Medical Center for Women
Executive Director
202 Hick Street
P.O. Box 1721
Athens, TN 37303

Gibson County Special School District
130 Trenton Highway
Dyer, TN 38330

Lake County Schools
Henley Resource Center
915 Church Street
Tiptonville, TN 38079

Life Choices Crisis Pregnancy Support Center of Dyersburg
Project Director
595 East Trickle Street
P.O. Box 1768
Dyersburg, TN 38025

New Vision, Inc.
Director of Programs and Operations
5213 Linbar Drive
Suite 410
Nashville, TN 37211

On Point
Program Director
4509 Hixson Pike
Hixson, TN 37343
423-899-9188 ext. 101

Rise Up!
Director of Programs
1500 East Millard Street
Johnson City, TN 37601

Women’s Care Center
Education Director
285 Main Street
Dayton, TN 37321

Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) of Middle Tennessee
Sr. Program Director
3700 Ashland City Highway
Nashville, TN 37218
615-255-9622 ext. 72318