Y-HEP Health Center

Y-HEP Community Health Senter

The Y-HEP Health Center offers comprehensive healthcare services to teens and young adults (ages 13-24). Our primary goal is to provide a safe and confidential space that is comfortable and welcoming for all young people. We see all patients, regardless of ability to pay. We offer same-day appointments and walk-in hours.

The Y-HEP Health Center offers comprehensive healthcare services to teens and young adults (ages 13-24). Our primary goal is to provide a safe and confidential space that is comfortable and welcoming for all young people. We see all patients, regardless of ability to pay. We offer same-day appointments and walk-in hours.

Primary Care Services

  • Physical exams
  • Sick and well visits
  • Vaccinations
  • Bloodwork/Lab testing
  • Care for chronic conditions (like asthma or diabetes)
  • Referrals to specialists
  • Nutritionist Visits
  • Mental health screening and referrals
  • Gender-affirming hormone therapy

Sexual and Reproductive Health Services

  • STD testing and treatment
  • Rapid HIV and Hep C testing
  • Birth control, including Nexplanon placement and removal
  • Emergency Contraception (Plan B)
  • Pregnancy testing and options counseling
  • Pelvic exams
  • Pap smears and anal HPV screening
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV Prevention
  • Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV Prevention

Additional Services

  • Benephilly Counselor (insurance enrollment, food stamps, benefits)
  • Behavioral Health Consultant
  • Case Management
  • Community Health Worker
  • PrEP Counselor / PrEP Assistance Program

Y-HEP Health Center Hours

Mondays: 1 pm-9 pm, Walk-in: 1-3 pm, 6-8 pm (evening hours PrEP only)

Tuesdays: 9 am-6 pm, Walk-in: 9-11 am, 1-4 pm

Wednesdays: 9 am-6 pm, Walk-in: 9-11 am, 1-4 pm

Thursdays: 9 am-6 pm, Walk-in: 9-11 am, 1-4 pm

Fridays: 8am-3pm, Walk-in: 8-11 am, 1-2:30 pm

  • For an appointment, call the Y-HEP Health Center: 215-344-1632.
  • Dial 302 on the call box to be buzzed in.
  • The clinic is closed from 12 pm – 1 pm daily.

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