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Family Planning Benefit Program

The Family Planning Benefit Program (FPBP) is a public health insurance program for New Yorkers who need family planning services, but may not be able to afford them. It is intended to increase access to confidential family planning services and to enable teens, women and men of childbearing age to prevent and/or reduce the incidence of unintentional pregnancies.

Planning to apply for the FPBP?

Here are some things you may want to bring to your appointment (if you don’t have them all, come see us anyway):

  • Photo ID (such as a school ID card, library card, etc.)

  • Social security number (you don’t need the card, you just need to know the number)

  • Proof of citizenship or immigration status (US-born citizens can use social security number for this. Naturalized citizens can provide a Naturalization Certificate or US Passport.)

  • Proof of age (such as a driver’s license/learner’s permit, Passport or birth certificate)

  • Proof of earned income, if you are working

  • Proof of unearned income

  • Proof of where you live (such as a piece of mail with your name and address on it)

  • Any valid health insurance benefit card, if you have one

  • An alternative address where you can receive confidential information if you do not want to use your home address

Have questions about the Family Planning Benefit Program? or 800-541-2831

Don’t quality for the FPBP?

The New York State Department of Health funds at least 48 other agencies with locations across the state aimed at providing free or low cost reproductive health care services. Learn more about Comprehensive Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Services Program.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is a 100-year old nationwide community health care provider that delivers crucial reproductive health care, sex education, and information to women and men in every age group.

Women's Health Practice at Strong Memorial Hospital

Every woman should have access to a wide range of family planning options. Our doctors are committed to providing you with high quality, personalized care and are available to offer individualized consultation to help you with your family planning decisions.

Jordan Health

We view each patient as unique individuals with specific concerns, challenges, goals and strengths. At Jordan Health, our medical and dental providers customize health plans to fit your unique needs.

Highland Family Planning

Highland Family Planning offers affordable and confidential birth control and reproductive health services for men and women, including teens. We provide all FDA approved methods of birth control, including emergency contraception. Our program is LGBTQ friendly. You can walk into our clinic anytime we’re open, and free bus passes are available upon request.