HHS grants for Title X Family Planning Program
March 25, 2013
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Population Affairs today announced Title X Family Planning Program grant awards to five organizations in Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia.
Family planning services funded through the Title X program include: clinical family planning and related preventive health services; information, education, and counseling related to family planning; and referral services as indicated. Under the current law, Title X funds cannot be used to fund abortions.
The HHS Office of Population Affairs oversees the , which funds a network of nearly 4,400 family planning centers nationwide that serve approximately five million women and men each year. Title X grants are awarded through a competitive process to public and private not-for-profit entities. Services funded with Title X grants are provided by state and local health departments, hospitals, university health centers, and nonprofit agencies.
The grant awards listed below are based on the FY 2013 continuing resolution budget and provide partial funding for the first year of the grant beginning March 31, 2013.
Grantee: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Location: Baltimore, Md.
Title X Service Area: State of Maryland
Grantee: State of Ohio Department of Health
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Title X Service Area: Cleveland, Ohio
Grantee: Women’s Health and Family Planning Association of Texas
Location: Austin Texas
Title X Service Area: State of Texas
Grantee: Planned Parenthood Health Systems, Inc.
Location: Raleigh, N.C.
Title X Service Areas: Albemarle and Montgomery Counties, and City of Roanoke in Virginia
Grantee: Virginia Department of Health
Location: Richmond, Va.
Title X Service Area: State of Virginia
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