Family planning services help individuals determine the number and spacing of their children. This promotes positive birth outcomes and healthy families. The Texas Department of State Health Services helps fund clinic sites across the state that provide quality, comprehensive, low-cost, and easily accessible reproductive health care to women and men. Learn more about services available through the assistance of the Texas Family Planning program:
Why is family planning important?
There are a lot of good reasons to practice family planning. Family Planning helps you to:
- Determine the preferred number and spacing of their children;
- Positively affect the outcome of future pregnancies;
- Increase the proportion of intended pregnancies; and
- Improve the health status of Texas communities.
Texas Department of State Health Services
Preventive and Primary Care Unit, MC 1923
1100 W. 49th Street
PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347
Phone: (512) 776-7796
Email: Family Planning Feedback