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Joan Malin Brooklyn Health Center of Brooklyn, NY

Women's Health Clinic

Operated by: Planned Parenthood of New York City, Inc.

We accept many insurance plans. If you don't have insurance, affordable coverage options may be available.

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44 Court Street, 6th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201 USA

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Phone: 212-965-7000 Call Now

Fax: 212-965-7181

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English; Spanish; Interpretation by telephone available for other languages.

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Conveniently book your appointment online. Depending on the service you're looking for, appointment times vary. Be sure to select your reason for visit first, and then select an appointment time.

To make an appointment by phone, call 212-965-7000

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Hours & Holidays

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Walk-in Information

Free pregnancy tests by walk-in or appointment on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 8:30am - 11:30am and 1:00pm - 3:30pm. Free walk-in pregnancy testing is also often available one Wednesday per month, but not on Saturdays. Upcoming Wednesdays will be listed here if they are scheduled.

Emergency contraception pills (EContra EZ, a generic equivalent of Plan B One Step) are available for sale, without prescription, Monday-Saturday, during this health center’s regular hours until 30 minutes before closing time. For the other types of emergency contraception (ella and Paragard IUD), an appointment is required. Every attempt will be made to accommodate you in a same-day appointment. Further information

Birth control refill pick-ups (for PPNYC patients only) available Monday - Saturday, during this health center's regular hours. On days of pre-holiday early closure at 1 pm, refill pick-up is available until 1:00 pm.

All other services require an appointment. All other services require an appointment. Although you need an appointment, you can get birth control, STD testing, and testing/treatment for urinary tract infections without having a medical exam.

This health center offers vasectomy, a safe and effective form of permanent birth control for men.

We offer quality, compassionate hormone therapy to our transgender and gender nonconforming patients using an Informed Consent Model.

This health center offers PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis), a daily pill that individuals at increased risk for HIV can take to prevent HIV infection. Get tested and ask about it!

If you need emergency contraception (morning after pill), you can walk in any time the health center is open.


We will be closed on the following Saturdays: May 27, September 2, November 25, and December 23.

We will be closed on the following Tuesdays: April 11, June 13, August 8, October 3, and December 12. Please also see "Holidays" further down this page for additional days when we will be closed.

Not all services are available right up to closing time. Please read carefully the times for "Walk-in Services" below.

Hours of Operation

Day Hours
Mon 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Tues 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wed 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Thurs 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fri 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sat 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Sun Closed

Affordable Plans & Accepted Insurance

Most birth control and annual well-woman exams will be covered for free, with no copay. If you don't have insurance, affordable coverage options may be available for you - check out what you may qualify for. With or without insurance, you can always come to us for your health care. We cover the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Plus
  • Cigna
  • Community Premier Plus
  • Devon
  • Eldercare
  • Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Child Health Plus
  • Fidelis Family Health Plus
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • GHI
  • Healthfirst
  • HIP
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Metroplus
  • Multiplan
  • Oscar Health Insurance
  • Oxford
  • United
  • United Commercial
  • United Community Plan
  • Wellcare

Additional Information

Appointment Information

We do not provide childcare services. We request that you please make childcare arrangements.

Payment Information

If you are uninsured, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale.

We accept the following forms of payment:

  • As payment, we accept cash, checks, money orders, major credit cards, and most health insurance plans, including Medicaid. For those who do not have insurance, on-site screening is available for health insurance (including the Medicaid Family Planning Benefit Program) and sliding-scale fees.

Affordable services - we'll work with you!

Insurance Information

Please see the provided list of insurance plans to find out which ones include Planned Parenthood as an in-network provider.

Most health insurance plans now cover prescription birth control, annual wellness exams, and HIV and STI screenings with no copay, and many other services with some copay required. You should contact your health insurance company directly to confirm that the services you are interested in are covered, and what, if any, out-of-pocket costs you are required to pay.

Please be sure to bring your insurance card to your visit.

If you do not have health insurance, visit PlannedParenthoodHealthInsuranceFacts.org to find out how to get more affordable coverage and what to consider when choosing a plan.

Planned Parenthood of New York City

This health center is run by a Planned Parenthood affiliate. Learn more about our services.