The goal of the family planning program is to encourage healthy, well-timed, and intended pregnancies. Services provided include:
- Annual female exams
- HIV/STD information and education
- A variety of effective birth control methods
- STD/Infection checks
- Teen pregnancy prevention planning & intervention
The family planning program is funded by the Family Planning Expansion Program (FPEP), a Title X grant, and fees for service.
FPEP: With the FPEP program, income-eligible persons are able to get a free annual exam, birth control, and follow-up care as needed. These free services are available if you meet the following income requirements:
Are a teen (19 and under) and earn up to $521 per week or $2,256 per month
Are an adult (20+ years) and earn up to:
|weekly*||monthly*||to support this number of people|
|+$180||+$780||add this amount for each additional person|
|*Effective until February 28, 2010.|
Please Note: There may be additional requirements depending on the clinic or on the service that you are seeking. Clinic staff are always ready to help.
Title X Program: The Title X program is for people who do not qualify for the FPEP program. The same services, such as annual exams and birth control, are available on a sliding scale basis. WIth the sliding scale, our fees are pro-rated based on your income to ensure that family planning services are afffordable and accessible.
Fees for Service: We are able to bill many insurance providers for family planning services including OHP.