Family Planning NSW is the state’s leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services. They are experts on contraception, pregnancy options, STIs, sexuality and sexual function, menstruation, menopause, common gynaecological and vaginal problems, cervical screening, breast awareness and men’s health.
They have five fixed clinics in NSW (in Ashfield, Fairfield, Penrith, Newcastle and Dubbo) and use innovative partnerships to deliver services in other key locations across the state with more 28,000 client visits annually.
They also operate Talkline 1300 658 886, a confidential telephone and email information and referral service, connecting their expertise to communities across NSW.
They provide information and health promotion activities, as well as education and training for doctors, nurses, teachers and other health, education and welfare professionals.
As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, they recognise that every body in every family should have access to high quality clinical services and information.
Their services are targeted to marginalised communities, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, refugees, people with disability, young people, people from rural and remote communities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities.