Women's Health Family Planning

Family PACT

Family PACT is a program that provides family planning and related services to people who qualify. If you are eligible for Family PACT, you can receive family planning services for free. Family PACT covers the following services:

  • Various birth control methods, including long-acting reversible contraceptives, emergency contraception, and sterilization

  • Family planning counseling and education

  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD) testing & treatment

  • HIV testing

  • Cervical cancer screening

  • Limited fertility services

Every Woman Counts

Every Woman Counts (EWC) provides free breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to California’s underserved populations. The mission of the Every Woman Counts Program is to mitigate the devastating medical, emotional and financial effects of breast and cervical cancer and eliminate health disparities for medically underserved, low-income individuals​.

 

Breast Cancer Screening & Diagnostic Information

Do you qualify for free services?

 

If you are a women 40 years old or older, you may qualify for routine breast cancer screenings

  • Have symptoms of at any age, regardless of gender, you may qualify for breast diagnostic services

    • Some warning signs and/or symptoms of breast cancer include:

      • Lump, mass or swelling in the breast or underarm

      • Changes in size or shape of breast

      • Change in skin texture and color (dimpling, puckering, redness, scaly skin, or thickening) of the breast or nipple

      • Nipple retraction or inversion

      • Nipple discharge

      • Breast pain

Please note that these warning signs and/or symptoms may occur with conditions other than breast cancer.

  • Meet EWC Income Criteria

  • Have no or limited insurance

  • Are not getting these services through Medi-Cal or another government-sponsored program

  • Live in California

Call us at 1-800-511-2300. Assistance is available 24/7. We speak English, Spanish, Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian/Khmer, Cantonese, Farsi, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.​

Cervical Cancer Prevention Information

Do you qualify for free services? You may if you:​

  • are 21 years old or older

  • have low income (EWC Income Criteria)

  • have no or limited insurance

  • are not getting these services through Medi-Cal or another government-sponsored program

  • live in California

Call 1-800-511-2300. Assistance is available 24/7. We speak English, Spanish, Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian/Khmer, Cantonese, Farsi, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Laotian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Russian, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.

 

If you don't qualify, the EWC representative for your area may know of other low-cost screening programs that might be available to you.  The Regional Contractors are also your link to support groups, advocacy groups and the latest information on what's happening in your community.

Treatment Information

If you are diagnosed with breast or cervical cancer:

 

Free treatment is available to all Californians who qualify through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program. 

Information on this program is available on Medi‑Cal's website or call 1-800-824-0088 to speak with an eligibility specialist.

 

Contraception

If you want to prevent pregnancy there are lots of great methods to choose from.

At our clinics we offer many different types including the Nexplanon and IUD.

Call for a consultation with one of our medical providers.

Call: (530) 926-4528   |   Text or Voicemail: (530) 412-5669   |   Fax: (530) 964-3141   |   PO Box 1143, McCloud, CA 96057   |    info@shastacascadehealth.org