Family Planning Centers

Family Planning Centers

Overview

The 2,300 family planning centers in the US provide a variety of outpatient services, including contraceptive services, genetic and prenatal counseling, voluntary sterilization, and therapeutic and medically-induced termination of pregnancy. Although the majority of clients at family planning centers are women, most establishments offer services for men also. Non-profit organizations account for 78% of establishments and 53% of revenue.

Controversial Services

Certain services offered by family planning centers are controversial and have been the topic of debate for decades.

Dependence On Government Funding

The majority of family planning centers are non-profit organizations that are heavily dependent on government health programs for funding.