A Step Ahead Foundation
Free! Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)
A Step Ahead Foundation’s mission offers women in Memphis and Shelby County free long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) the most effective reversible methods of birth control, thus preventing unplanned pregnancies. We partner with local community clinics and non-profit agencies, thus working together and enabling women to get a step ahead by planning their lives, planning their families, and planning their babies.
We believe long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) should be accessible and hassle-free. We strive to raise awareness for the benefits of these methods, thus lower infant mortality, encourage healthy spacing of children and strengthen families.
Free Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC). We will pay for what is not covered by a woman's health insurance, other program or full coverage if no insurance is available.
Free initial Women's health screen includes: STI test and pregnancy test. It also includes a Pap screen for women over 21.
Free Transportation To and From Participating Clinics.
Free Friendly Medical Providers with Appointment.
Free Appointment Reminders for Appointments made through Call Center 901-320-STEP (901-320-7837).
Do you only provide one method of long-acting reversible contraception (LARC)?
No, we provide the ParaGard®, Mirena® and Nexplanon®.
What if I have insurance?
We will pay for what is not covered by a woman’s health insurance; cost of insurance deductible, co-pay, or full coverage if insurance is not available.
What if I do not have transportation?
We will provide free transportation to any woman in Shelby County who needs a ride to one of our partner clinics.
Want to Know more about our services and long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) see our Service and FAQs page or send us an email using our convenient form located to the right.
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