Find resources on this page to support families’ growth and development. Your family unit is important to Douglas County.
- According to the Nevada Middle School Youth Risk Behavior Survey in Douglas County (2009), these are the percentages of students who ever had sexual intercourse: 2001 – 49 percent, 2003 – 46 percent, 2005 – 44 percent, 2007 – 43 percent, 2009 – 49 percent.
- In 2008, there were 30 teen births by females ages 15-19.
Where to receive help with a teen pregnancy:
Contact a public health nurse, school nurse, counselor or trusted adult – or call your local WIC office using the resources listed on this page.
Resources in Douglas County
(800) 273-TALK (8255)
(888) 628-9454 (Spanish)
Text CARE to 839863
Support for parents and caregivers of children with mental, emotional and physical disabilities
Meets Mondays 12:15-1:15 p.m. at the Carson Valley United Methodist Church