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DHEC’s statewide Family Planning program provides confidential reproductive health care services, counseling and education to teens by caring professionals.  Some of the many services Family Planning provides are:

  • Birth control methods available on site
  • Up to a year's supply of birth control
  • Emergency contraception available on site
  • Pregnancy testing
  • STI screening
  • Instruction in abstinence 

Schedule an appointment today at your local Family Planning Clinic. To find a clinic near you, please visit Family Planning Clinic Locator or call 800-868-0404. Some counties even have special teen-only clinics called The Point.

What is "The Point?"

The Point teen centers are confidential, safe and friendly places for teens – females and males – to get the help they need.

At The Point, you can get a range of services, including:

  • All types of contraception
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Sexually transmitted infections testing

How much do services cost?

All services are free or low cost.

How can I find a center near me?

If you live in one of the counties below, here’s how to contact a teen-only center.

  • Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper counties:
    • Appointments:  800-868-0404
    • 1 Location:
      • The Point – Colleton,  219 S. Lemacks Street
  • Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties:
    • 4 Locations: 
      • The Point - Johns Island, 3574 Maybank Hwy.
      • The Point - Northwoods. 2070 Northbrook Blvd. A-20
      • The Point - Goose Creek, 106 Westview Blvd.         
      • The Point - Moncks Corner, 109 West Main St.
  • Cherokee, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg and Union counties:
    • Appointments: 800-868-040
    • Questions?  864.381.5619
    • 2 Locations:
      • The Point Teen Health Center at Tobias
        154 George Washington Carver Drive, Spartanburg
      • The Point Teen Health Center at Spartanburg County Health Department
        151 E. Wood St., Spartanburg

If you live in a different part of the state, you can still get services at DHEC’s regular family planning clinics.

Useful Teen Websites

Not Right Now – Put Pregnancy on Pause (Spartanburg County)   
Teen Only Website at the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

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.
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