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Home » Health Department » Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) » Family Health Resources
The resources linked on this page are not Health Department programs, but may help you take care of your family's health or your own reproductive and sexual health.
Visit the Partners for Healthy Babies website for resources for parents and babies in Louisiana.
Call 1-800-251-BABY (2229) for answers to questions and links to resources near you. Call for information on pregnancy tests, prenatal care, getting Medicaid for moms and kids, nutrition/WIC, breastfeeding, immunizations, substance abuse and more. The line is available 24/7 and all calls are confidential.
text4baby provides free support throughout pregnancy and your baby's first year with free text messages on topics like prenatal care, baby health, parenting, and more. Text "BABY" (or "BEBE" for Spanish) to 511411 to sign up.
The Greater New Orleans Immunization Network operates a mobile unit that provides free immunizations for children, birth through age 18. Children are eligible if they have no insurance, insurance that doesn't cover immunizations, or Medicaid/LaCHIP.
Take Charge offers Medicaid coverage for family planning services to women ages 19-44 who are Louisiana residents, have an income below 200% of the Federal Poverty level, and do not have health insurance that covers Family Planning services. Take Charge covers services including doctor visits, laboratory tests and supplies (such as birth control pills, patches, IUDs, and diaphragms) for family planning purposes.
To learn more about Take Charge or apply for the program, visit the Louisiana Take Charge website or call 1 (888) 342-6207.
The Delgado Personal Health Center offers family planning services and STD testing. Basic treatment and testing cost $10, but you will not turned away if you can't pay. The clinic also accepts Medicaid and Take Charge.
517 N. Rampart St. 4th floor
New Orleans, LA 70112 (map)
Phone: (504) 658-2540
Call to make an appointment. Walk-ins accepted based on availability.
Hours: 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday-Friday
Learn more about the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Family Planning program.
The New Orleans Planned Parenthood Health Center offers family planning services and STD testing for men and women, women's health services, and some general health services and screenings. They accept Medicaid and Take Charge. If you are uninsured, Planned Parenthood charges a sliding scale fee payable by cash, check, credit/debit card or money order.
4018 Magazine St.
New Orleans, LA 70115 (map)
Phone: (504) 897-9200
The Drop-in Clinic at Covenant House provides family planning (birth control and contraception) and STD services to adolescents up to the age of 24. The clinic does not turn people away who cannot pay, and staff can help adolescents sign up for Medicaid and other benefits.
611 North Rampart St.
New Orleans, LA 70112 (map)
Phone: (504) 584-1112
Hours (for family planning program):
Monday and Wednesday: 5 PM - 9 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Last updated: 5/15/2017 9:00:47 AM