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About South Carolina’s Family Planning

South Carolina’s Family Planning provides high quality and confidential reproductive services to women, men and teens. You can receive quality health care at affordable rates.  Services are based on a sliding fee scale, which means you pay according to your income. Family Planning services are available in all 46 counties.  To find a clinic near you, please visit: Family Planning Clinic Locator or call 800-868-0404. 

These are some of the many services provided:

  • Birth Control Available on Site (providing up to one year of birth control supplies)
  • Low or no-cost services for women, men and teens
  • Educational and Counseling Services
  • Physical Exams
  • Pap Smear Exams
  • Family Health History
  • Laboratory and Pregnancy Testing
  • HIV Risk Assessment (education, counseling and testing) 
  • Follow up of Abnormal Test Findings (as required by program policy or federal guidelines) 

Sexually active clients, who are at-risk of an unintended pregnancy, are offered a broad range of acceptable and effective medically approved birth control methods, including:

  • Instruction in Abstinence        
  • Hormonal Contraceptives
  • Intrauterine Devices
  • Barrier Contraceptives
  • Instruction in Natural Family Planning Methods
  • Permanent Methods of Contraception for Women and Men available to clients 21 or over (following stringent federal regulations)

All services are:

  • Provided as required by Federal Regulations
  • Provided solely on a Voluntary Basis
  • Confidential
  • Offered in accordance with State and Federal Laws and Regulations pertaining to discrimination

Section 1008 of the Federal Title X regulations strictly prohibits the use of any appropriated funds in any program where abortion is provided as a method of birth control. No abortion services or activities are provided or paid for by DHEC.