PREP Partners & Advocates
Advocate Safehouse Project – The Advocate Safehouse Project’s mission is to promote healthy relationships free from violence through education, advocacy, empowerment, and safehousing. Sarah Buckley, Outreach Coordinator, supports PREP with age appropriate classes on healthy relationships and is a Street Smart facilitator. Contact them 24/7 at 970 945-4439 or 970 285-0209.
Stepping Stones of the Roaring Fork Valley is a drop in center for teens offering arts, music, a place to hang, share a meal and more. Drop in at 1010 Garfield Ave in Carbondale. Call 715 937-4176 for hours. PREP provides FREE CONDOMS for teens dropping in. Middle School students can also now call Stepping Stones ‘home’ for their after school time.
Planned Parenthood is located on the edge of the Glenwood Springs Mall parking lot between the Alpine Bank and Big O Tires. They support PREP as a great resource for birth control, family planning, and answers to your questions. Call 970 945-8631 to set up an appointment or ask questions anonymously. In Case You’re Curious (ICYC), text 57890 and fact check what your friends are saying. Planned Parenthood provides FREE CONDOMS for youth dropping in.
River Bridge Regional Center is located at 520 21st St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 and home to Frasier, the facility dog. Garfield County is fortunate to have a warm, child-friendly environment to provide hope and healing to neglected and abused children and their families. Don’t miss Meghan Hurley’s class, 10 Tips to Preventing Child Sexual Abuse. Call 970 945-5195.
Public Health offices are in Glenwood and Rifle. Free HIV and Hep C testing is available for anyone 13 years and older. Results are available in 10 minutes. Testing is offered the second Friday of each month from 1:00 – 4:00 in Rifle at 195 W. 14th St, and the fourth Friday of the month in Glenwood Springs at 2014 Blake Avenue from 1 – 4 pm. No appointment or parental consent necessary. Public Health offers many other services as well; like FREE CONDOMS.
Youth Zone – Youth Zone is a regional asset that provides services, education and opportunity to youth, parents and families helping to unlock their potential to experience a better quality of life.
Defiance Thrift Store – Defiance offers fashion and finds. But did you know they also have FREE CONDOMS? Stop in today and help yourself to goodies in the brain bowl inside the front door.
Many other agencies, programs and individuals work with PREP to spread prevention messages, programming and education and are too numerous to mention. If you would like to get involved please contact PREP at 970 319-2182.