Need an Abortion? Here's How to Get One.
The Supreme Court’s decision to leave legal abortion in the hands of the states has created a patchwork of abortion access that is incredibly difficult to navigate. Catholics for Choice, while not an abortion provider, is here to help: We’ve compiled a list of resources that can help people learn more about the reproductive health care options available. Please share this list with anyone you think might need this information.
If you live in a hostile (anti-abortion) state, digital security is very important. Follow ReproJobs’ Digital Security Tips to keep your information safe before, during, and after your abortion care.
Check the legal status of abortion in your state or locality: Use this Guttmacher Institute map to determine the legality of abortion care where you live.
If you need an abortion and/or support like travel, childcare, or other needs: Visit ineedana.com to find clinics, telehealth services, and practical support networks near you.
NOTE: If you are looking to make an appointment at a clinic, please use the link above to ensure that you are visiting a facility licensed to offer abortion care rather than an anti-abortion Crisis Pregnancy Center. CPCs are fake clinics that often pretend to offer abortion services or non-biased counseling, but they do not; instead, they bombard patients with false and misleading information to prevent them from accessing the care they need. There are no licensed medical professionals on the premises of most CPCs. They frequently rent buildings near real abortion clinics and copy their names and branding to trick people seeking care. You can check if a CPC is masquerading as a clinic using the CPC map.
If you would like faith-informed and spiritual abortion support: Call the All-Options Faith Aloud hotline (1-888-717-5010) and they will connect you to clergy counselors specially trained to support religious folks. You can also visit Abortions Welcome, from our partners at the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice which offers a pro-choice spiritual resources for use before, during, and after an abortion.
If you need support over text instead of making a phone call: Text the Exhale Pro-Voice text line (1-617-749-2948) to connect with a counselor trained to support people after an abortion. They also assist anyone aiding a loved one after an abortion.
If you have questions about your legal rights or are being questioned by law enforcement about abortion or pregnancy loss: Contact the Repro Legal Helpline immediately for assistance.
If you are self-managing your abortion: The M+A Hotline provides support for self-managed miscarriage and abortion. Additionally, you can read more about self-managed abortion from our partners at Reproaction. You can order abortion pills online from AidAccess, and they will be sent to you—no matter where in the U.S. you live. You can also order advance provision pills, if you or anyone you know gets pregnant in the future and doesn’t want to be.
If you are a pro-choice Catholic or a person of faith who has had an abortion: Sharing your story at this time is powerful as we work to de-stigmatize abortion and assert that we can be pro-choice because of our faith, not in spite of it.
We find our strength in community, knowing that pro-choice Catholics are not alone. Please share this page with your friends, family, and community members so that they know how to access these vital resources.