In an honest attempt to help the problem instead of just talking about the problem. Below you will find a listing of places throughout the New York City area and even national information, for those who are seeking CONTRACEPTION. I believe that it is important that if you are having sex that you protect yourself from Pregnancy and STI's.

Planned Parenthood
Family Planning Benefit Program
FPBP is a New York State Medicaid program that provides family planning benefits to women, men and young people ages 10-64 with family incomes up to 200% of the federal poverty level to prevent unintended pregnancies.  For those who are eligible, FPBP pays the cost of birth control, STI testing, PAP tests, pregnancy tests, gynecological exams, and more at PPHP. There are no co-payments, monthly payments, or deductibles.

Who Qualifies?
·      Women, men, and young people ages 10-64
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US citizens 
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New York State residents
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Incomes up to 200% of the federal poverty level
Anyone under the age of 21 can qualify regardless of their parents’ income.  The application process is confidential and we can help you obtain a copy of your birth certificate.
New York City
Bronx

349 E 149th Street, 2nd Floor
Bronx, NY 10451
p: 212.965.7000

Services: Contraception, Men's health care, Abortions, STI testing, LGBT & more

Manhattan
26 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
p: 212.965.7000
Services: Contraception, Men's health care, Abortions, STI testing, LGBT & more

Brooklyn
44 Court Street, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
p: 212.965.7000
Services: Contraception, Men's health care, Abortions, STI testing, LGBT & more

White Plains
175 Tarrytown Road
White Plains, NY 10607
p: 914.761.6566
Services: Contraception, Men's health care, Abortions, STI testing, LGBT & more

Other locations throughout the Westchester county and Jersey area. For that information click here.

In New York City, all teens and women can receive FREE PLAN B, at any NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene STD clinic. You can find a center by calling 311. PLAN B, is emergency contraception that can be taken up to three days after unprotected sex, to prevent fertilization of the egg. For more information on PLAN B, click here.


Do what you need to to protect yourself but also to prevent unwanted pregnancies. The resources are there.


Planned Parenthood's national toll free number is 800-230-PLAN
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Rum-Punch Drunk said...

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