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Birth Control in Boston, MA

Birth control is a safe way to prevent pregnancy and treat certain health problems. There are many types of birth control. We can help you find the best method for you.

Birth Control Methods Offered Birth Control Offered

Please note that pricing may vary depending on your insurance coverage. Contact our health center for more information. Not sure which method is best? Learn More.

Education & Lifestyle

  • pill-pack Birth control counseling
  • fertility-awareness-method Emergency contraception pills
  • fertility-awareness-method Fertility Awareness Methods (FAMs)

Low Maintenance

  • implant Birth control implant
  • IUD-mirena IUD

Used on a Schedule

  • ring Birth control ring (NuvaRing)
  • shot Birth control shot

Used every time

  • condom Condoms
  • spermicide Spermicide and Gel (Phexxi)

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Plan Your Visit

Learn how to prepare for your visit in order to get the birth control that’s best for you.

By appointment only

During all business hours

Additional information regarding availability:

Birth control pick-up is available any time that the health center is open for pill, patch, and ring prescription refills, emergency contraception (morning after pill), and free condoms.

Please note that if you are using health insurance to cover the cost of your prescription, you might only be able to receive one refill at a time.

Birth Control Details

We offer online birth control refill services for patients with a current prescription at our health center. Visit our online health center to find out more information.

In order to obtain an IUD, you will need a pelvic exam and STI screening.

Questions about birth control? Call 1-877-686-5772, option 3, for our free, anonymous and confidential Sexual Health Counseling & Referral Hotline.

Payment Information

Please contact this health center for birth control services pricing information.

Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have been made.


Insurance information

Some services may be covered by your insurance. If you want to use your insurance, please be sure to have your insurance information at the time of your visit.

If you are uninsured, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance for your procedure. You can confidentially find out if you qualify by calling us at (617) 295-7235.

If you are eligible for financial assistance you may be asked to bring documentation with you to the health center.

1055 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 02215 USA

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HOURS

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Day
Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 6 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 6 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 6 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 6 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 3 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 3 pm
Sunday
Closed

Appointments

You can privately and easily book your appointment online for select services 24/7. For the full set of services, you can call 617-295-7235 to book your appointment. Health center staff can also answer any questions you may have.

Hours last updated August 8, 2023
**In the case of bad weather, please call prior to your appointment for information about closings.**

Note: Call center for scheduling and other non-urgent issues closes every day at 5 PM.
 
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