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Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Section

Family Planning & Preconception Health Program

Who we serve:

Youth, ages 12 – 24
Women, ages 12 – 55
Men, ages 12 -60

Client Services:

Completely confidential, including for teens!

  • Emergency Contraception
  • Pregnancy Tests, Counseling and Referral
  • Birth Control Counseling & Prescriptions
  • STI Testing and Treatment
  • HIV Counseling and Testing
  • Reproductive Health Exams
  • Infertility Assessment & Referral
  • Preconception Health Screening and Education*
  • Reproductive Life Planning
  • Sexual Health Education & Counseling

*The most important time for a woman when it comes to having a healthy baby are the 3 months before she gets pregnant. Preconception Health refers to what a woman can do before she gets pregnant to have a healthy baby.


Free or Low-Cost
(All services are free if you are under age 18).


English, Spanish, Chinese



Find family planning services at:

Youth clinics (ages 24 and under)

Adult clinics

Download a Brochure:

Family Planning Services Brochure: English | Spanish | Chinese

Planning to Have a Healthy Baby - Preconception Health Services Brochure: English | Spanish | Chinese

If You Think You Might be Pregnant & Don’t Have Insurance

San Francisco Youth Health Services & Referrals - Pocket Card 2008 (English)








For Health and Social Service Professionals

Administrative Contact:

Shivaun Nestor, Program Director
SFDPH Maternal Child and Adolescent Health
30 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 260
San Francisco, CA 94102
PHONE: 415-575-5685
FAX: 415-575-5799


We provide a range of services to Family PACT and Title X clinics/providers within the DPH Community Health Network.  These services, which are designed to enhance the quality of reproductive and pre/interconception health provided to clients, include:

  1. Training and technical assistance;
  2. Updated medical and education/counseling protocols and screening tools;
  3. Policy updates of reproductive health legislation at the national & state level;
  4. Community needs assessments;
  5. Updated consent forms for prescription birth control methods;
  6. Culturally and linguistically competent client education materials, including information sheets, brochures, wallet cards and posters.


Questions about Family PACT, including billing? Contact the HAP Hotline 1-800-257-6900

Questions about training? Contact Shivaun Nestor 415-575-5685


Materials on Family Planning & Preconception Health