Confidential family planning services

Family Planning Benefit Program (FPBP) | NYS Department of Health

1. How it Works

This program helps New Yorkers who need family planning, but may not be able to afford it.

FPBP services include:

  • Birth control (including birth control pills and condoms)
  • Emergency contraception
  • Advice about family planning
  • When you visit a provider for family planning help, you can ask to keep the session private
  • People who don’t have insurance, have private insurance, or are enrolled in Child Health Plus can apply
  • Financial resources (like bank statements) are not needed to determine eligibility
  • People who have Medicaid are not eligible
  • Undocumented immigrants and people on short-term visas who are not in the process of applying for permanent status are not eligible

More ways to get help with this program

Visit the website

Visit the FPBP website to learn more about this program.

Email FPBP

Email FPBP if you have questions about applying.

Call 311

Ask for assistance with Family Benefit Programming Plan.

Call FPBP

Call 800-541-2831 for more information.

Visit a FPBP provider

Visit a FPBP provider to get help in person.

2. Determine your eligibility

To be eligible, you should be able to answer yes to these questions:

  • Do you live in New York State?
  • Are you a US citizen, national, Native American, or have satisfactory immigration status?
  • Do you have insurance (or no insurance) other than Medicaid?
    • If you have Medicaid, confidential family planning is already included in your coverage
  • Is your income equal to or less than program income requirements?
Family size Income in a year Income in a month Income in a week
1 $26,496 $2,208 $552
2 $35,724 $2,977 $744.25
3 $44,952 $3,746 $936.50
4 $54,228 $4,519 $1,129.75
5 $63,420 $5,285 $1,321.25
6 $72,648 $6,054 $1,513.50
7 $81,912 $6,826 $1,706.50
8 $91,188 $7,599 $1,899.75
for each additional person, add: $9,276 $733 $193.25

Take a short survey to see if you might be eligible for this or 30 other programs.

3. What you need to include

It’s important to include the right documents when you apply. Your documents show whether the program is right for you.

This page can help you choose the right documents for your application.

Proof of who you are

For each person applying, any one document:

  • Driver license
  • Birth certificate
  • Official photo ID
  • Passport
  • School ID or records
  • Naturalization certificate
  • Adoption records
  • Official hospital or birth records

Provide your social security card or be prepared to verbally provide your social security number.

Proof of where you live

Proof of your income

Proof of citizenship/immigration status

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4. How to Apply

4. How to apply

Here are your options.

Apply in person

  1. Find a family planning provider near you.
  2. Gather your personal documents and bring them with you to the program site.
  3. Complete the in-person screening and submit the application. You can print and fill out the application before you go in, or complete it at the providers office.

Find a location

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More ways to get help with this program

Visit the website

Visit the FPBP website to learn more about this program.

Email FPBP

Email FPBP if you have questions about applying.

Call 311

Ask for assistance with Family Benefit Programming Plan.

Call FPBP

Call 800-541-2831 for more information.

Visit a FPBP provider

Visit a FPBP provider to get help in person.

Updated February 7, 2018