Confidential family planning services

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

Family Services Young Adult Caregiver

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

Am I 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).

I'm ready to apply

  • 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.

How can I get help?

Updated February 21, 2020