The Department of Public Health’s Family Planning Program currently contracts with eight agencies that serve 45 of Iowa’s 99 counties. Family planning clinics are conducted in 33 of the 45 counties served. Family Planning Council of Iowa provides services to 54 Iowa counties.
Clinics offer these services to Iowa residents:
Birth control methods:
Costs for Service at family planning clinics are based on ability to pay, and are often less than at other health centers. Services are free for people enrolled in Medicaid and those whose income is below the federal poverty guidelines. Family planning clinics offer quality, confidential health care. Medical services are provided by physicians and nurse practitioners trained in family planning health care. Educational programs offered respond to local community needs.
Other Links of Interest:
For referral information, contact the Healthy Families Line at 1-800-369-2229
For more information:
Denise Wheeler, RN
Lucas State Office Bldg.
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319-0075
Voice: (515) 321-8159
Fax: (515) 242-6013
You may "Contact Us" to submit questions online.
Healthy Families Line - 1-800-369-2229 (provides information on maternal, child and family planning services)
TEEN Line - 1-800-443-8336 (provides health information and referral to local resources for adolescents)