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Family Planning

FL Dept of Health in Pinellas - Main Contact Information - Phone Available 24 hrs/day

Family Planning Program 

Family Planning is a program that offers you information to help you decide whether and when to have a baby. Information includes topics such as baby spacing, abstinence, avoiding sexually transmitted diseases or infections (STDs or STIs) birth control methods, and sterilizations (vasectomies). Family Planning Clinics are conveniently located at all of our clinic locations.

All Programs provide education, counseling, medical services including tubal ligations and vasectomies, referral and follow-up that will help individuals plan their family size.

Family Planning Services: 

  • familyYearly Exams
  • Free Condoms
  • Birth Control Choices
  • STD Counseling & Treatment
  • HIV/AIDS Testing & Counseling
  • Pre-conception Counseling
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Emergency Contraception Pill

Contact Information 

Our family planning clinics operate from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday to Friday. For more information, please call:

Family Planning Medicaid Waiver Program 

Under the Family Planning Medicaid Waiver Program, women are provided:

  • annual physical exams including a pap smear
  • birth control supplies
  • pregnancy testing if indicated
  • limited treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • related medicines and lab tests

Who can sign up for this Program?  

  • Women who have lost full Medicaid coverage within the last 24 months.
  • To qualify for this special Medicaid program, a woman must:
    • want to have family planning services;
    • not be pregnant;
    • not have had a hysterectomy or tubal ligation (tubes tied);
    • have a household income less than or equal to 185% of the current federal poverty level;
    • provide proof of identity and U.S. Citizenship.

How do I sign up for the Program?  

  • Women will be sent a letter at the end of their first year of coverage that will indicate a need to reapply for services.
  • Women who are interested in the program can contact the Department of Children and Families at 877-254-1055.

Need more Information?  

If you would like more information about this special Medicaid program, please visit the Florida Medicaid program's website

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