What is the Family Planning Services Program?

With Family Planning Services you will:

  • Receive information and education on your options for birth control
  • Discuss with your provider the birth control method that is best for you
  • Receive Family Planning Services at low or no cost

With Family Planning Services you can:

  • Receive continued follow-up care
  • Prevent unplanned pregnancies
  • Plan when to have your next child

Family Planning Services can give you:

  • Birth control supplies for men and women
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Breast and cervical cancer screening
  • Tests and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STI)
  • Education, testing, and counseling for HIV, the virus known to cause AIDS

If you are low-income or are receiving Medi-Cal, Family Planning Services are available at no cost. You can get Family Planning Services from:

  • Your regular Medi-Cal health care plan, doctor, or community clinic or, any other doctors or clinics that accept Medi-Cal.
  • Health care providers who participate in Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment (PACT).

To contact the California Office Family Planning Services, call 1-800-942-1054.

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1. How do I apply for Medi-Cal?
2. How long does the Medi-Cal application process take?
3. Do I have to pay for Medi-Cal?
4. What benefits does Medi-Cal provide?
5. I have Medicare. Can I apply for Medi-Cal also?
6. Can I get help from Medi-Cal with Medicare costs?
7. What services does Medi-Cal cover?
8. Is there a special program for children and pregnant women?
9. What is the Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Program?
10. What is the Medi-Cal Access Program (MCAP)?
11. What is the Women, Infants and Children Supplemental Nutritional Program (WIC)?
12. What is the Family Planning Services Program?
13. Are there county-operated health care programs?
14. What is the California Children Services (CCS)?
15. What is In-Home Supportive Services?
16. More Program Information and Telephone Numbers