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PPNYC Planned Parenthood of New York City

AT A GLANCE ❱❱


OUR MISSION â?ąâ?ą

To empower individuals to make decisions about their sexual and Planned Parenthood of New York health care, and promotes public services available to all.


independent, informed reproductive lives, City provides information and policies that make those

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OUR VALUES ❱❱ ❱ We Believe In strong and caring families and communities, where every child is loved, cared for, and warmly welcomed.

❱ We Believe That reproductive freedom is the foundation for true equality for women and men.

❱ We Believe That adolescents and adults have the right to access the information they need to make well-informed sexual and reproductive health decisions in a safe, supportive, and confidential environment.

❱ We Believe In respecting every person’s unique needs and circumstances.


❱ We Believe That every individual deserves equal access to the entire range of quality, science-based sexual and reproductive health care services, including safe, legal abortion.

❱ We Believe That every woman deserves to be treated as a morally capable decision maker entitled to make her own sexual and reproductive decisions, free from condemnation, coercion, or violence.

❱ We Believe In innovation that keeps sexual and reproductive health care and educational services up-to-date and relevant.

❱ We Believe That sexuality is a healthy, normal, and essential part of being human.


HEALTH CARE ❱❱

We provide the City’s most advanced, at our four health centers in the Bronx, Island and in our mobile services. We regardless of their ability to pay, age,


trusted, and personalized care Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Staten serve women, men, and adolescents, or immigration status.


HEALTH CARE ❱❱ ❱ We Offer Routine gynecological care, including cervical cancer education and screening.

❱ We Offer Contraception counseling and methods, including Emergency Contraception (“the morning-after pill”).

❱ We Offer Male reproductive health screening and care.

❱ We Offer Help in obtaining public health insurance.


❱ We Offer Surgical and medication abortion.

❱ We Offer Screening/treatment for sexually transmitted infections and HIV counseling/testing.

❱ We Offer Project Street Beat, a mobile HIV prevention and access-to-care program for those at high risk.

❱ We Offer Expert training for health professionals and research in the latest health care procedures and protocols.


EDUCATION & OUTREACH ❱❱

We bring innovative health education, training, and technical assistance to New Yorkers and to our international partners.


EDUCATION & OUTREACH ❱❱

Our programs include:

❱ Teen Advocates Highly trained teen peer educators who use interactive theatrical skits and workshops to educate young people about sexual and reproductive health and pregnancy prevention.

❱ Adult Role Models Neighborhood parents trained by PPNYC to lead workshops to teach other caring adults how to talk about sex with their children comfortably and knowledgeably.

❱ Training Institute Conducts trainings about the latest theories, research, and best practices in our areas of expertise, equipping youth-serving professionals to be trusted resources in their communities.


❱ Sex Education Workshops Offered to schools and community organizations, these workshops cover such topics as prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, abstinence, contraception, sexual orientation, and healthy relationships.

❱ Programs for At-Risk Teens Evidence-based interventions in which boys and girls can obtain the information, skills, and support they need to lead sexually healthy, safe, and responsible lives.

❱ Capacity-Building Assistance Offered to organizations so they can provide their clients with information and referrals that can foster sexual and reproductive health.

❱M  argaret Sanger Center International Shares training and technical assistance with organizations overseas so they can develop or enhance their own culturally appropriate educational programs, clinical services, and advocacy. These partnerships inform and enrich PPNYC’s services and programs in New York City.


ADVOCACY â?ąâ?ą

Planned Parenthood of New York City public policy on reproductive issues at government. Our unique voice, informed a provider of community-based health us a strong and respected advocate.


is a powerful force for progressive the city, state, and federal levels of by decades of experience as care, education, and training, makes


ADVOCACY ❱❱

We advocate by:

❱ Educating policymakers and advising on legislative and statutory matters.

❱ Creating high-impact public education campaigns.

❱ Conducting and disseminating public opinion research.


❱ Building coalitions with like-minded organizations to advance women’s health and rights within a reproductive and social justice framework.

❱ Mobilizing grassroots action.

❱ Informing the public through special events, publications, our website www.ppnyc.org, our blog ’NYC Unrated and Unfiltered (unratedunfiltered. com), and popular social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

❱ Serving as a resource to the mass media to ensure that developments in reproductive freedom and sexual health are reported accurately and prominently.


HOW YOU CAN HELP â?ąâ?ą

PPNYC is a not-for-profit organization, and client fees and public grants cover only a portion of the costs of our health services, education and training programs, and advocacy efforts. To sustain our work, we rely on a large network of friends who support us financially and in other ways.


❱ Cash, check, or secure credit card donations made at www.ppnyc.org/donate (all can be made in honor of someone).

❱ Donations of stock, bonds, real estate, or other property.

❱ Planned gifts, including gifts that return lifetime income and offer other tax benefits.

❱ New or existing life insurance policies naming PPNYC as a beneficiary.

❱ Corporate matching gifts.

❱ Foundation and corporate grants.

❱ Bequests of cash, securities, or property.

❱ For more information, please contact our Development Department at (212) 274-7329.


VOLUNTEERING ❱❱

Volunteers have been essential to PPNYC’s work since we first started to serve New Yorkers in 1916. Today we rely on legions of volunteers who help with our health services, educational programs, advocacy, and administration.


Our Action Network offers a great online way to take action to protect and expand your reproductive rights. Join the Action Network on PPNYC’s website and we’ll update you on policy developments and alert you whenever you should contact your legislators about upcoming votes. To learn about volunteer opportunities that would suit you best, please contact our Volunteer Program at (212) 274-7284 or visit our website, www.ppnyc.org.


FOLLOWING US ❱❱

Planned Parenthood of New York City Visit our website for the most complete information on reproductive health and policy ❱ www.ppnyc.org

Read our blog which explores the behind-the-scenes world of reproductive health and rights ❱ unratedunfiltered.com


is now in more places than ever before. Show that you “like” PPNYC on Facebook and get information on events and community news ❱ facebook.com/ppnyc

Follow us on Twitter and see what’s happening up-to-the-minute ❱ twitter.com/ppnycaction


Planned Parenthood of New York City www.ppnyc.org Executive Offices & Margaret Sanger Health Center Margaret Sanger Square 26 Bleecker Street New York, NY 10012-2413 Tel. (212) 274-7200 Fax (212) 274-7276 Bronx Health Center 349 East 149th Street Bronx, NY 10451 Boro Hall Health Center 44 Court Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 Staten Island Health Center 23 Hyatt Street Staten Island, NY 10301

For an appointment at any of our four health centers, call (212) 965-7000.

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