From free pregnancy testing to breast and cervical cancer screenings, Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) offers an extensive array of services designed to meet the health care needs of our female patients. While all of our primary care clinics offer health care services for women, Beach Area Family Health Center, Logan Heights Family Health Center, Chula Vista Family Health Center, City Heights Family Health Center and North Park Family Health Center offer expanded services at their women’s clinics. Regardless of health condition or income status, our courteous and professional medical staff is committed to treating all patients with the utmost dignity and respect.
To schedule an appointment with a Family Health Centers of San Diego provider at a clinic near you,
call (619) 515-2300.
This number is not intended for emergency care. If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911 immediately or go to the emergency room. If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, please call the toll-free Access and Crisis Line: 1(888) 724-7240 [TDD for the hearing impaired: (619) 641-6992], which is available 24 hours a day / 7 days a week, call 911 or go to the emergency room.
Services we offer for women include:
- Gynecological Services
Our caring and compassionate staff can identify and treat a number of health issues that affect women, including urinary incontinence, menopause, vaginal infections and abnormal bleeding. In addition, our Board Eligible and Board Certified OBGYNs perform surgical gynecological management at Scripps Mercy and SHARP Grossmont.
- Breast Cancer & Cervical Cancer Screening
FHCSD strongly recommends all women follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for screening of breast and cervical cancer. All of our primary care clinics offer Pap smear tests.
- STD Prevention, Screening & Treatment
If you are sexually active, prevention and regular screenings for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis and HIV, can lower your risk of infection and provide you with peace of mind. For more information about our HIV and hepatitis services, please click here .
- Pregnancy Testing, Birth Control and Family Planning
Are you not ready to start a family or is your family complete? We can help you create a family plan that works for you! Everybody is different – find out which birth control method works best for you. We offer free and low-cost birth control, including:
- IUD – 3 different kinds!
- Pill or Patch
- Depo Shot
- Permanent Sterilization
- Emergency Pill – Plan B and Ella
- Prenatal Care
Our prenatal department cares about expecting mothers, and their growing families. In addition to providing exceptional medical care, our dedicated staff also supports, educates, nurtures, and prepares women about what to expect during pregnancy and in the weeks that follow. Our courteous and professional medical staff is committed to treating all patients with the utmost dignity and respect, offering comprehensive care and support from conception to delivery and post-partum. Click here to learn more.