Take Charge Program

Call for more information: 360-385-9400



The Take Charge Program offers free and confidential birth control/family planning services for women, men and teens in Washington State. The program covers one annual exam for women, free pregnancy testing and free birth control (including tubal ligation for women and vasectomy for men) for 1 full year.

Where to go to apply:
Jefferson County Public Health, 615 Sheridan St, Port Townsend

What clinics can give information or sign up:
JCPH, Quilcene, School-Based Health Centers at Chimacum and Port Townsend High School 


Eligibility


Eligibility for Take Charge is based on income and citizenship/legal residency status. Effective January 1, 2018, to be eligible for the program an applicant must:

  • Have applied for Washington Apple Health and been denied
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent/legal resident for at least 5 years
  • Household income must be at or below 250% of the federal poverty level
  • Under age 19 and want family planning services kept confidential
You can apply for Take Charge at Jefferson County Public Health.

Resources

2018 POVERTY GUIDELINES 

FOR THE 48 CONTIGUOUS STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,320 for each additional person.

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