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Illinois Family Planning Program that provides high-quality, culturally sensitive Family Planning services to low income Women and Men who are under-insured, uninsured and insured individuals who may otherwise lack access to health care. The services provide individuals assistance in planning of pregnancies; lowering the incidence of unintended pregnancy through education providing contraceptive services, lowering the rates of sexually transmitted diseases; and improve general health.
- The statewide Family Planning Program provides funding to 38 agencies with 81 clinic sites, which include health departments, hospital-based clinics, single service non-for-profit agencies, federally qualified health centers and community-based organizations.
- Annually, approximately 80,000 individuals visit agencies with Family Planning services. Women and adolescents with incomes of less than 250 percent of the federal poverty level are the target population of the Family Planning Program. Women with incomes below 100 percent of the federal poverty level are not charged.
Family Planning Promotes:
- The well-being of families
- Unintended pregnancies through education including abstinence, natural family planning and contraceptives services.
- Planning and timing of pregnancies
- Confidential Services for all ( Women, Teens and Males)
- Preconception and interconception Health Education
- GC/CT/HIV testing and counseling
- Special Teen Clinics
Family Planning does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual preference, income, and marital status, number of pregnancies or contraceptive choice.