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Planned Parenthood of the Rochester/Syracuse Region Announces Upcoming Merger with Planned Parenthood of Western New York

Thousands of women, men and teens across central
and western New York to benefit.

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Kaitlin Doty, 585-546-2771, ext. 389


Published: 05.16.13| Updated: 05.16.13

(Rochester, NY) Planned Parenthood of the Rochester/Syracuse Region (PPRSR) and Planned Parenthood of Western New York (PPWNY) are pleased to announce the agreement to facilitate the creation of a single affiliate serving central and western New York. The intended effective date of this merger is January 1, 2014.

 

A regional affiliate will strengthen the ability of Planned Parenthood to provide reproductive health services, comprehensive sex education, rape crisis services, and public policy analysis and advocacy to thousands of women, men and teens throughout central and western New York. It also ensures the affiliate’s health centers will be prepared for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and be able to compete in the rapidly changing marketplace.

 

“We strongly believe that a merged affiliate serving central and western New York will assure a secure, long term future for the Planned Parenthood mission in our combined service area” commented PPRSR President and CEO Jim Stewart.The merged organization will allow us to fortify our capacity to meet the many challenges and opportunities in health care today, to be strategic in using our resources, and to build on the basis of mutual strength.”

 

Headquartered in Rochester, the newly formed Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York will have 10 health centers located throughout central and western New York.

 

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