Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood is a safe place to find out about birth control, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections, Pap tests, safer sex, healthy relationships, free condoms and more.
Our professional staff will encourage you to ask questions and will do their best to give you all the information you need to make informed decisions about your health. We have health centers in Albany, Troy, and Hudson. For their addresses and hours, please click here. To make an appointment online, click here.
Services By Appointment
Most patients who come to UHPP for services call first to make an appointment. Be sure when you call to let us know if you have an urgent problem, so we can try to schedule you as soon as possible by calling 518.434.5678 or make an appointment online now.
Walk-In Services (Teen Clinic)
All three health centers offer a special walk-in clinic, just for teens. In Albany, teen clinic runs from 3 to 6 pm on Thursday afternoon, Troy on Wednesday from 3 to 5 pm and starting on on Thursday, August 29 in Hudson from 4 to 6 pm. Patients who come to the clinic are seen on a first-come, first-served basis, so if you need medical services be sure to come early. While you're waiting to be seen, teen clinic offers a special teen-friendly waiting room with snacks, comfortable chairs and couches and lots of information. Free condoms are also available at Teen Clinic.
The waiting room is staffed by our sexual education staff, who will be glad to answer any questions you have while you are waiting to be seen by our medical staff. In fact, you can just come to Teen Clinic to talk or use the resources, you don't have to come only for medical services. OR you can bring a friend. Please bring your school ID and proof of where you live with you to Teen Clinic.
How Do I Pay For Services?
Most teens are eligible for coverage under the Family Planning Benefit Program, free insurance that covers all birth control methods, annual exams and pap smears, and even testing and treatment services as part of a birth control visit. If eligible, you can sign up and start using your coverage on the same day. Click here to find out how.
Upper Hudson Planned Parenthood (UHPP) accepts a wide range of health insurances. For those who don't have health insurance or can't enroll (with our help), we offer family planning services on a sliding scale, based on income. In these cases, UHPP accepts cash, or credit card for payment of services. Most young patients qualify for financial assistance. Our staff is ready to provide you with information about these programs and to help you with the enrollment process. Click here to visit our Teen Patient Frequently Asked Questions for more information on insurance, enrollment, privacy and payment.