Confidential family planning services

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

Family Services Young Adult Caregiver

Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, some programs are limiting services or offering them over the phone. For the most up-to-date information, please contact programs directly using the information below. To learn more about support for COVID-19 impacts, visit our Coronavirus Updates page

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


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 $27,072 $2,257 $521
2 $36,706 $3,059 $706
3 $46,339 $3,862 $891
4 $55,973 $4,665 $1,077
5 $65,607 $5,468 $1,262
6 $75,240 $6,271 $1,447
7 $84,874 $7,073 $1,632
8 $94,507 $7,876 $1,818
For each additional person, add: $9,634 $803 $185

What will I need to apply?

To apply for FPBP you will need to provide documents to prove the following:

  • Your identity and your age: such as a photo ID, driver’s license, passport, naturalization certificate, or hospital records.
  • Where you live: such as a statement from your landlord, a rent receipt, or mortgage statements.
  • Your earned and unearned income (if any): such as a recent pay stub or unemployment benefits statement.
  • Citizenship or immigration status: such as your birth certificate or US passport.
  • Health insurance: such as benefit card or policy statements (if you have health insurance).


  • Find a family planning provider near you.
  • Gather your personal documents and bring them with you to the program site.
  • 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 site in person.


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Updated March 31, 2020