Family Planning

Watonwan County Family Planning Program

Family planning provides regular, confidential, reproductive health exams, education and methods, for persons who do not have health insurance, those who are seeing confidential services, or those who have high deductibles that prevent them from seeking regular exams, to prevent unplanned pregnancies.

To Make an Appointment

Call Watonwan County Human Services using the number below and ask to talk with the family planning coordinator. All services are confidential.

  • Brown County - Call 507-233-6820 or toll free at 888-359-2809
  • Nicollet County - Call 507-934-0459 or toll free at 800-247-5044
  • Watonwan County - Call 507-375-7860 or toll free at 888-299-5941
    To speak directly with our family planning coordinator call or text 507-621-3743

MN Family Planning + STD Hotline

Established in 1978, the Minnesota Family Planning & STD Hotline serves the entire state of Minnesota. The Hotline provides reliable, medically accurate, and confidential information via phone, text, and web chat. The hotline services are sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Health, and operated by the Family Tree Clinic in St. Paul. 

Reliable, confidential answers to your questions via web chat, text messaging, or by calling 1-800-78-FACTS (1-800-783-2287). 

Minnesota Statue for Minors Consent:

144.343
Subdivision 1.Minor's consent valid.
Any minor may give effective consent for medical, mental and other health services to determine the presence of or to treat pregnancy and conditions associated therewith, venereal disease, alcohol and other drug abuse, and the consent of no other person is required.

Review this statute

Minnesota family planning program (mfpp) 

Program Overview

The Minnesota Family Planning Program (MFPP) covers only family planning services (including related supplies) and transportation services to and from providers of family planning services. You can apply for short-term coverage at certain clinics or apply for a full year of coverage by completing a MFPP paper application. 

This program is for people who are not enrolled in Medical Assistance, both of which already cover these services. More information is in the Minnesota Family Planning Program Brochure.

Eligibility

To get coverage, you:

  •  Must be a Minnesota resident
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or qualified noncitizen
  • Cannot be pregnant
  • Cannot be enrolled in Medical Assistance
  • Must meet the Income limit

Benefits

Covered services include:

  • Family planning office visits and education
  • Various birth control methods
  • Sterilizations
  • Diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted disesases found during a family planning visit
  • Transportation to and from a provider of family planning services

How much do I pay?

There is no cost to you for these services if you qualify 

What if I cam under 18 years old?

If you are under 18 years old, you do not need anyone's permission to apply for this program. We have an obligation to maintain your privacy rights. You can have information you get from us mailed to an address of your choosing. 

Questions? 

Contact the Minnesota Family Planning Program Office at 651-431-3480 or 888-702-9968