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Planned Parenthood South Atlantic

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Family Planning, Health, Public Health, Reproductive Health Care, Reproductive Rights

Mission: Planned parenthood south atlantic is a nonprofit family planning agency that respects and protects the rights of each woman, man and young person to make informed reproductive decisions. Our mission is to provide accessible, high-quality health care and information to patients and to serve as advocate and educator to the community on responsible human sexuality. We have offices in north carolina, south carolina, virginia and west virginia.

Programs: The planned parenthood south atlantic health center team ensures access to comprehensive reproductive health care by providing services in settings which preserve and protect an individual's right to privacy, dignity,and choice. Services include: -> birth control consultation and supplies,-> gynecological exams and pap tests, -> in-clinic abortion and abortion pill, -> emergency contraception, -> pregnancy testing and options information, -> testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, -> permanent birth control- no-scalpel vasectomy and essure, and -> rapid hiv testing

planned parenthood south atlantic believes that informed choices begins with education. We work to make a long-term, positive impact on the sexual health of our communities and promote positive sexuality, healthy behavior, and responsible choices, through implementing medically-accurate, intensive and balanced sexuality education programs. Our programs are innovative, bold, and effective tools for preventing adolescent pregnancy and promoting life-long healthy decision making.

planned parenthood south atlantic supports each citizen's right to make informed decisions regarding his or her health. To that end, we work diligently with national, state, and local policy makers to uphold access to comprehensive reproductive health care. We have a large network of grassroots supporters who are committed to defending and increasing access to family planning services, high-quality, nonjudgmental abortion services, and medically-accurate sexuality education.

Community Stories

1 Story from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

My daughter has been using Planned Parenthood for her health service. She has not been able to get a job that is full time and provides health insurance. Affordable, professional and accessible Planned Parenthood has proved to be a valuable resource for her. They have a sliding scale and she can obtain birth control that allows her to choose when she will have a child and prevents a possible abortion. They are much much more than an abortion provider! They probably prevent many because of the affordability of all kinds of birth control