Family PACT


What does Family PACT cover?

 

What services are provided?

Family PACT is a limited benefits health program that provides family planning services and limited family planning-related services. Family PACT is not a primary care program. Family PACT benefits include all FDA approved contraceptive methods and supplies, family planning counseling and education, sexually transmitted infection (STIs) testing & treatment, HIV screening, cervical cancer screening, male and female permanent contraception, and limited infertility services.  The program also provides access to onsite and prescriptions that can be filled at a pharmacy that accepts Medi-Cal for drugs/supplies covered under Family PACT.

 

What methods are available?

Choosing Your Birth Control Method  English | Spanish | Language translation
Had Unprotected Sex?  It's Not Too Late!!  English | Spanish | Language translation

Long Term Methods

Implant – The contraceptive Implant is a small, soft thin tube placed under the skin of the upper arm to keep you from getting pregnant for 3 years.   
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Essure – Essure is a permanent method of birth control.  It is made of small, flexible metal coils that are placed in a woman’s tubes. The coils cause your body to grow tissue that blocks the tubes.  
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IUC – IUCs have a plastic frame with either copper or a hormone to make them work.  Once it is in place, you don’t have to think about birth control every day.
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Sterilization for Women – Permanent birth control for women is called tubal sterilization or a “tubal”.
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Sterilization for Men – Permanent birth control for men is called vasectomy.
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Hormonal Methods

Shot – The shot has a hormone that keeps the woman’s eggs from leaving her ovaries.  
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Ring – The vaginal ring is a small soft ring the woman puts in her vagina monthly to keep from getting pregnant.
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Patch – The contraceptive patch is a small patch you put on your skin once a week to keep from getting pregnant.
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Pill – The birth control pill is a small pill a woman takes every day to keep from getting pregnant.
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Emergency Contraceptive Pills (EC) – Emergency contraceptive pills can be used if you had sex without using a birth control method or if your birth control method failed.
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Barrier Methods

Condoms for Men – Condoms can help protect against pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
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Condoms for Women – A female condom is a soft, thin plastic sleeve that can help protect you from pregnancy.
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Condoms and Spermicides – Condoms and spermicides work together to help protect you from pregnancy.
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Information-Based Methods

Abstinence – You and your partner decide not to have sex.

Fertility Awareness – Keeping track of your body’s changes. 

 

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