Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Teen Van

The Stanford Medicine Children’s Health Teen Van is a mobile clinic offering free health services to uninsured and underinsured youth, ages 12 to 25, in the San Francisco Bay Area. We visit high schools, community colleges, and nonprofit organizations from as far south as East San Jose and as far north as San Bruno. Our staff includes a doctor specializing in adolescent medicine, a nurse practitioner, a social worker, a nutritionist, two medical assistants, and a registrar/driver.

Services we provide

  • Physical exams (including sports physical exams)
  • Vaccines/immunizations
  • Medications (for asthma, allergies, etc.)
  • Acute illness and injury care
  • Free medication and prescriptions available in the van
  • Sensitive services:
    • Family planning options and birth control (including condoms)
    • Pregnancy testing
    • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
    • Mental health support (counseling/therapy and community referrals)
    • Substance use counseling for tobacco, alcohol, and drug abuse
  • Nutritional counseling (healthy eating, weight management, etc.)
  • Wellness groups and class presentations on health-related topics
  • COVID-19 testing

Sites we visit

  • Alta Vista High School
  • Mountain View High School
  • Los Altos High School
  • East Palo Alto Academy
  • San Mateo High School
  • Peninsula High School
  • Skyline College
  • San Jose Conservation Corps

Please see our schedule to find out when we are visiting each site. FYI: Our schedule and sites change in the summer.

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Teen Van takes medical care on the road

Get an inside look at the Teen Van and the free services we provide to Bay Area teens and young adults in this video.