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About PPSAT

For more than 100 years, women, men, and young people have relied on Planned Parenthood for accessible and affordable quality healthcare, accurate information and comprehensive health education.

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSAT) is a nonprofit health care provider offering a wide range of affordable and reliable reproductive and sexual health care services in our 14 locations across North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Medical

PPSAT is staffed by highly-trained doctors, nurses and other health care professionals who are proud to serve your reproductive and sexual health care needs. We are committed to providing high-quality health care to everyone who walks through our doors, no matter their race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, documentation, or insurance status.

Services:

  • Birth control consultation and supplies

  • Gynecological exams and Pap tests

  • In-clinic abortion and abortion pill

  • Emergency contraception

  • Pregnancy testing and options information

  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections

  • Permanent birth control- no-scalpel vasectomy and Essure

  • Rapid HIV testing

  • PReP

  • Hormone Replacement Therapy

  • And more essential services

Education

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic aims to provide high quality education that reflects the needs of young people, their families, our patients, and the communities we serve. At its core, PPSAT education programs are about helping young people reach their full potential while helping community members gain access to the health care and information they need in order to live healthy, productive lives.

Specific programming is tailored to the needs of the community, but all of PPSAT’s education programs adhere to the following high standards:

  • Offering multi-session, Planned Parenthood branded peer education programs that use evidence-based curricula;

  • Prioritizing family engagement to foster open and effective communication between teens and their parents or caregivers;

  • Maintaining alumni programs that offer young people long-term ways to stay engaged with PPSAT and make meaningful difference in their community through service projects, educational presentations, and advocacy;

  • Creating science-based, well-cited community presentations on issues related to Planned Parenthood South Atlantic’s mission and of specific interest to community members.

Learn about all of our evidence-based programs and how to apply to be a PPSAT peer educator here.

Advocacy

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic’s advocacy work is rooted in our commitment to our patients to keep our doors open, no matter what. We seek to protect and expand access to high-quality, affordable reproductive health care by:

  • Helping to eliminate health care disparities for underserved communities

  • Ensuring continued access to safe and legal abortion

  • Improving access medically-accurate sex education

  • Expanding the availability and accessibility of all FDA approved methods of birth control

  • Making health care more accessible and affordable for all

This work is also supported by Planned Parenthood Votes! South Atlantic (PPVSAT), an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that serves as the political arm of Planned Parenthood South Atlantic. Fortifying our commitment to protect women’s health, educate teens, and prevent unintended pregnancies, PPVSAT engages in educational and electoral activity, including public education campaigns, grassroots organizing, legislative advocacy, and endorsement of candidates for elected office

Please visit the Get Involved page to learn how you can support the work PPSAT is doing in your community.