Get Started with the Family Planning Program

Are you new to the Family Planning Program? You’re in the right place! This page connects you to some foundational information and training to get started.

Services Provided by the Family Planning Program

The Family Planning Program provides:

  • Contraceptive (birth control) education, counseling and a broad range of methods (including long-acting reversible contraception such as IUDs and implants) to reduce unintended pregnancies and to improve birth spacing and outcomes
  • Preconception health services
  • Counseling and testing for HIV
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
  • Routine screening for breast and cervical cancer
  • Health education in community settings to promote reproductive health, to prevent unintended pregnancy and to promote access to reproductive and preventive health services

Stay Connected

Get Started with Training

Wondering which trainings to get started with? Start with these!

  • Family Planning Program Orientation – This orientation provides an overview of the requirements for agencies funded by the New York State Department of Health’s Comprehensive Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Services Program, referred to as the New York State Family Planning Program.
  • Mandatory Reporting Training – This training equips participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to recognize and respond to child abuse and neglect in accordance with New York State guidelines. It is mandatory for all New York State Family Planning Program Providers to undergo annual training on identifying and reporting child abuse.
  • Training Guidance Handout – This handout can assist you in identifying specific training and content requirements for each staff member, based on their role and scope of work within the NYSFPP.
  • Ready for more? View our catalog of Past Trainings.

NY Family Planning Program Sites

This map is interactive! Click on the sites to see more information.

Source: NYS Family Planning Program Sites, Last updated: 3/24/2024

For more information, such as clinic hours and services, please see the OPA Clinic Locator.