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Our Family Planning Program is designed to provide services that will reduce the number of unwanted and unplanned pregnancies and promote positive health practices.  Family Planning clinics are available at convenient locations throughout the community.

Services Include:

Annual Family Planning Physical Exam

Pap Screening

Birth Control Options

Free Condoms

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Counseling & Treatment

HIV Testing & Counseling

Pre-conception Counseling

Pregnancy Testing & Counseling

Emergency Contraception Pill

Male & Female Sterilization

Referral and Follow-up

Am I eligible?
Family planning services are available to every person of childbearing age.

For Teen Health services:

Teen Health Services

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 Family Planning Clinic

The primary goal of the open access/same day appointment Family Planning Clinic is to prevent an unplanned pregnancy in all women of child bearing age (including teens).

Services of the clinic include counseling and education on the following:

  • Responsible decision making
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease prevention, including HIV/AIDS prevention
  • Birth control options
  • Male (vasectomy) and/or Female sterilization
  • Emergency contraception (including Plan B)
  • Preventing unintended pregnancy

You will have the option to select a birth control method that best fits your lifestyle

To schedule a same day appointment or for more information, please call the Scheduling Call Center, Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM at 954-467-4705.

Family Planning Clinic services are available at the following Florida Department of Health in Broward County Health Center locations:

Edgar Mills Health Center

Paul Hughes Health Center

  
What is Emergency Contraception (Plan B)?
Plan B is a birth control pill taken 24 to 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse. For more information on Plan B, please click here Opens a new browser

Male and Female Sterilization
A surgical procedure to permanently prevent pregnancy. For males, this is commonly called vasectomy. In this clinic you will receive counseling, education and referral to a surgical provider. For more information about these procedures, please click here Opens a new browser

Family Planning Clinic Schedules:

Edgar P. Mills
900 N.W. 31st Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida  33311

For Appointments call: 954-467-4705 

Day Open Close Comments
Monday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  
*Tuesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  
Wednesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  
Thursday 11:00 am 8:00 pm  
Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  

Paul Hughes
205 N.W. 6th Avenue
Pompano, Florida 33060

For Appointments call: 954-467-4705

Day Open Close Comments
Monday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  
Tuesday 11:00 pm 8:00 pm  
Wednesday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  
Thursday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  
Friday 8:00 am 5:00 pm  


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Medicaid - Family Planning Waiver Program
The Agency of Health Care Administration and the Department of Health are pleased to announce the implementation of the revised program to extend Medicaid coverage for certain family planning services. The Family Planning Waiver Program was developed to reduce infant deaths, unplanned pregnancies, and to help women receive family planning services. With the waiver program, women who have lost Medicaid coverage for any reason are provided limited family planning services for up to 24 months.

What services are covered in the Program?

annual physical exams including a Pap smear,

birth control supplies,

pregnancy testing if indicated,

limited treatment for sexually transmitted infections, and

related medicines and lab tests.


Who can sign up for the Program?

Women who have lost full Medicaid coverage since December 1, 2006 may be eligible for this program.

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.

Women who think they may qualify for the program can download this application now or contact the Medicaid Waiver Supervisor at 954-467-4700 Ext 4035. The mailing address is 780 SW 24th Street, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33315 ATT: FPMW/Social Services.)

How do I sign up for the Program?

The Medicaid program will mail a letter and application to women who may qualify for services.

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 interested in receiving these services, must complete an application (English  Opens a new browser 24.3kb, Spanish  Opens a new browser 25.8kb, or Creole  Opens a new browser 54kb) and mail or bring the application to their local county health department. The application can be viewed and downloaded from the links above but can not be submitted electronically. You must print the document, complete it and either mail or take the application to your county health department.

Women who are interested in the program can contact the local county health department for the application mailing address or to schedule an appointment to review the application and find out if you qualify for the program.

Need More Information?
If you would like more information about this special Medicaid Program, please visit the Florida Medicaid program's website Opens in a new browser or call the Florida Department of Health in Broward County at 954-467-4700 Ext 4035


 

 


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