The Family Planning Program (FPP) provides educational and clinical services to help individuals maintain their reproductive health and to prevent unintended pregnancies. The program has a special emphasis on serving low-income men, women and teens. FPP is a part of Maternal and Child Health.
FPP services are provided by community agencies statewide. Specific services provided are listed below.
- Comprehensive, high quality reproductive health care including routine exams, screening for sexually transmitted infections and a wide range of contraceptive methods
- Pregnancy testing and counseling
- Community education on reproductive health and sexuality
All services are confidential, offered at reasonable cost and free to those unable to pay.
A network of Teen Reproductive Health Clinics meets the special needs of young people with after-school hours of operation and teen-friendly waiting rooms and staff. At these clinics informed peer educators provide information and support. Teens are encouraged to explore ways of engaging in open communications with their parents and have the opportunity to build critical thinking skills.
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