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Teen Wellness Center

The Teen Wellness Center is a medical clinic created to provide accessible health services to any teen living in the City of Alexandria. Located within T.C. Williams High School, the clinic is open year round and provides a variety of health and confidential services to teens between the ages of twelve and nineteen.

Teen Wellness Center logo Services

The Teen Wellness Center provides:

  • treatment of minor illnesses
  • immunizations for HPV, influenza (flu), TDAP and more
  • physical examinations required for schools, participation in sports, employment and the Special Olympics
  • pregnancy testing and prevention
  • diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections like HIV
  • reproductive health services (to include the provision of birth control methods)
  • health education, like diet, exercise, stress reduction techniques
  • behavior change counseling
  • mental health and substance abuse counseling

Download our brochure here.

Make an Appointment

Call 703.746.4776
or text APPT to 571.329.2245
(do not text confidential information)

Teen Wellness Center
T.C. Williams High School
3330 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22302

Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The main entrance face’s faces King Street. Free parking is available in the garage to the rear of the school. Immigration status is not checked or recorded; we will ask you if you live in the City of Alexandria.

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Parents and Teens

Family life is important. While we hope that every teen can go to their family for help and support, this is not always possible. The Teen Wellness Center was created to provide a safe place for teens to come, seek help, and get informed. We value confidentiality.

When Parents are Not Consulted

Virginia state law allows us to provide some services without parental consent. That means that in most cases, we cannot legally share with a parent or guardian if a teen has asked for or received services for:

  • health education, like diet, exercise, stress reduction techniques
  • behavior change counseling
  • pregnancy testing and prevention
  • diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections like HIV
  • reproductive health services (to include the provision of birth control methods)
  • mental health and substance abuse counseling 

Many of these services are provided free of charge (as billing a health insurance plan could indirectly notify a parent that a teen was seeking services). Speak to a Teen Wellness clinic staffer for more information on what information is withheld and when. No one will be denied services for their inability to pay.

About the Center

The Teen Wellness Center’s mission is:

To ensure that each and every Alexandrian teen succeeds – physically, emotionally, socially, and academically – by collaboratively providing an easily accessible wellness center at T.C. Williams High School.

When the clinic opened in September 2010, it was the first clinic for teens located within a school in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

How to Help

The Teen Wellness Center is a collaborating of a number of different community groups. Some of these include:

Call 703.746.4799 for more information.