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Programs & Services

Title X

About Title X

Title X (ten) of the Public Health Service Act was established in 1970 with broad bipartisan support. As the nation’s only dedicated source of federal funding for family planning services, Title X provides high quality, confidential family planning and other related sexual and reproductive health services to low-income and uninsured individuals who may otherwise lack access to healthcare. Annually, the national Title X network provides healthcare to nearly 4 million adults and teens. The Title X program is administered by the federal Office of Population Affairs (OPA).

Services Offered by Title X

  • Contraception counseling and supplies
  • Wellness (annual) exams
  • Clinical breast and cervical cancer screenings
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) and HIV prevention, screenings, treatment, and immunizations
  • Pregnancy screening and counseling
  • Preconception care
  • Reproductive life planning
  • Basic infertility services

Title X in Missouri

Missouri Family Health Council, Inc. (MFHC) is the sole Title X grantee for the state, receiving federal funds that are re-granted to healthcare clinics throughout Missouri to support the delivery of sexual and reproductive healthcare. In 2022, the Missouri Title X program and The Right Time initiative served 38,505 individuals.

MFHC’s diverse Title X provider network includes:

  • Federally-qualified health centers (FQHCs)
  • Health departments
  • Community action agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Standalone family planning clinics

Our Impact

Client data from January 1, 2024 through February 29, 2024; Free EC data from June 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024

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