Highlights and Fast Facts
The New Jersey Family Planning League (NJFPL) is committed to providing access to quality family planning and related health services for all who need them, regardless of identity, income, or insurance status. Our provider network offers comprehensive patient-centered family planning services that are aligned with nationally recognized, evidence informed standards of care. NJFPL is a direct grantee for Title X, state family planning, and other funds; and supports thirteen family planning agencies providing services in all 21 counties throughout the state. The network of agencies in NJFPL’s service delivery system reflects a diverse and vital component of the state’s public health infrastructure for low-income women, men, and adolescents.
In 2019, the 46 publicly funded health centers in New Jersey provided affordable family planning care to over 117,000 women, men, and adolescents.
- 28% of patients were uninsured
- 37% had public health insurance (such as Medicaid)
- 84% had incomes at 150% or less of the federal poverty guidelines
The need for family planning providers –
New Jersey’s publicly funded family planning health centers provide high-quality health care to low-income and uninsured individuals, who might otherwise lack access. These agencies are often the gateway to primary health care services for low-income and working families.
In 2014 (the most recent year for which data is available) 455,000 women in New Jersey were in need of publicly supported contraceptive services and supplies.