Highlights and Fast Facts
Across the country, more than 4 million people annually rely on Title X for affordable sexual and reproductive health care services – including nearly 110,000 here in New Jersey.
- The majority of Title X patients in New Jersey are young people, with 60 percent of patients 29 or younger
- 88 percent have incomes at 150 percent or less of the federal poverty guidelines ($37,650 for a family of 4)
- 44 percent identify as Hispanic or Latino
- 29 percent identify as Black or African American
- Among women nationwide who use Title X services, 6 out of 10 say it is their regular source of healthcare
In 2018 the New Jersey Family Planning League family planning project prevented:
- 20,760 unintended pregnancies
- 7,010 abortions
- 2,020 chlamydia infections
These efforts saved $148,573,120 in public funds.
*Calculated using Guttmacher Data Center. (2019). Available at https://data.guttmacher.org/calculator
NJFPL supports 11 agencies that operate 50 health centers, which are located in all 21 counties throughout New Jersey. The network of family planning agencies in our service delivery system is comprised of a diverse group of organizations that includes federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), Planned Parenthood affiliates, a county health department, an academic health center, and other non-profit family planning service providers.