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Abortion Care and Resource Guide

The rights of uterus-having people are once again under attack. The Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. Wade in this June 24th, 2022 opinion. Within 30 days of this decision, many states’ trigger laws regarding abortion access and restriction will go into immediate effect.

This is not the end, and you are not alone.

There are numerous reasons one might need an abortion (health risk, age, financial instability, gender identity, circumstances of conception, and so many others). All reasons are valid, full stop. Furthermore, we believe all individuals should have access to safe abortions regardless of the reason. We hope this resource list finds whoever needs it. 

This is not an exhaustive list of care options or access points — but we’re hoping this will be a good place for you to start.

IF YOU NEED HELP NOW 

If you or someone close to you urgently need an abortion, these are the top two resources we recommend.

Find An Abortion Clinic | Abortion Finder

Find an abortion clinic near you.

Get Legal Advice Now | Repro Legal Helpline

Get confidential legal help over the phone.

IS A CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER THE SAME AS AN ABORTION CLINIC?

WARNING! They are not the same thing. Fake abortion facilities, commonly referred to as “crisis pregnancy centers,” can take advantage of this difficult decision and often leave vulnerable people traumatized. 

Try consulting the map below before reaching out to a clinic to ensure they aren’t one of these traps.

Best for Spotting a FAKE | Crisis Pregnancy Center Map 

QUICK LINKS

We have compiled resources to help you find, access, and fund an abortion, plus info on pregnancy prevention and legal aid. Use these quick links to quickly find what you need.

WHAT STATES ARE MOST AFFECTED BY THE RECENT ABORTION RULING?

WHAT IS A TRIGGER LAW? DOES MY STATE HAVE ONE? 

I NEED AN ABORTION IN MY STATE ASAP

I DECIDED I WANT TO TAKE THE ABORTION PILL AT HOME  — NOW WHAT?

WHAT IF I CAN’T AFFORD AN ABORTION?

I HAVE LEGAL CONCERNS

IF I NEED AN ABORTION, HOW CAN I KEEP IT PRIVATE? 

I KNOW I DON’T WANT TO GET PREGNANT WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

I JUST HAD A CONDOM BREAK WHAT DO I DO? 

WHERE CAN I GET THE MORNING AFTER PILL?

OTHER RESOURCES, LISTS, and SUPPORT:

I WANT TO GET INVOLVED IN THE FIGHT!

WHAT STATES ARE MOST AFFECTED BY THE RECENT ABORTION RULING?

If you are looking for an overview of what states have been most affected by the overturning of Roe v. Wade. 

Abortion Access By State | Planned Parenthood

This interactive map by Planned Parenthood details state-by-state restrictions on abortion access, including waiting periods and insurance restrictions.

WHAT IS A TRIGGER LAW? DOES MY STATE HAVE ONE? 

You may have never heard the word “trigger law” before last week. We’re here to help explain what it means.

Trigger Laws By State | Guttmacher Institute  

The Guttmacher Institute created this easily digestible breakdown of the 13 states that had trigger laws and what that means for you. 

Trigger Laws Timeline | The 19th

Independent nonprofit newsroom, The 19th, has a timeline with exact dates if you need a quick answer.

I NEED AN ABORTION IN MY STATE ASAP

If you already know you want an abortion and just need to find a place near you.

Look here first…

Find an Abortion Clinic | Abortion Finder

Abortion Finder’s directory of trusted and verified abortion service providers across the US narrows your search by location and date of your last missed period. 

If you want something more specific…

For Rural Areas and Small Towns | Abortion Care Network

Abortion Care Network has a great list of independent abortion clinics, which are more likely to serve areas where abortion access is both the most stigmatized and the most at risk. 

For Spanish Speakers | I Need an A  

I Need an A has an easily accessible Spanish version of their site. Site searchable by state that connects you with clinics and funds.

I DECIDED I WANT TO TAKE THE ABORTION PILL AT HOME  — NOW WHAT?

If you need to get a consult or are ready to order the abortion pill to be delivered at home, all of these options are safe and discrete. 

Start here…

Abortion Pill Directory | Plan C   

Plan C is a directory that connects you to at-home Abortion Pill access, searchable by location, to connect you with the best options available to you in your state.

Ready to make an appointment?

Abortion Pill Telemedicine Option | Hey Jane

Hey Jane online clinic provides reliable, accessible abortion care through telemedicine. This is a great resource for those who already know they want the abortion pill and just need a safe way to access it. 

If you want another telemedicine option… 

Another Good Telemedicine Site | Abortion on Demand

Abortion on Demand is another telemedicine abortion pill provider that ships discretely with overnight shipping Monday-Friday at 5 pm Eastern. They also have an in-depth FAQ section that has details about what to expect before your consultation, during the process, and aftercare. 

If abortion was just made illegal in your state…

For Restricted States | Aid Access 

Aid Access is providing access to abortion pills to people in the US in ALL 50 STATES regardless of abortion legislation. (Please note that shipping to states where trigger laws have been enacted takes 1-3 weeks.)  

WHAT IF I CAN’T AFFORD AN ABORTION?

There are many options to help you finance the care you need. 

Here’s where we’d start…

Get Abortion Funding | National Network of Abortion Funds 

NNAF can connect you with “organizations that can support your financial and logistical needs as you arrange your abortion.”

Prefer to speak to someone in Spanish? Try this one…

Spanish Language Hotline | Nation Abortion Federation Hotline Fund

NAF Hotline is a multilingual hotline that provides callers with info, abortion referrals, and fund assistance.  They also have a great breakdown of what to expect when you call. 

Didn’t find what you were looking for?

Funds Listed by State | Abortion Funds in Every State

Abortion Funds in Every State started as a list on Twitter and is now an interactive website with links to funds in your state.

If you are concerned about your options or the legality of abortion in your state, we recommend consulting legal professionals.

Start here…

Get Legal Advice Now | Repro Legal Helpline

Repro Legal Helpline and IF/WHEN/HOW provide legal advice on reproductive and abortion care based on your state. This site includes info on self-managed abortion and its legal implications, as well as judicial bypass information if you are underaged and seeking an abortion (and trying to avoid involvement from your parents or guardians).

If you’re an abortion provider and need legal advice…

Best for Abortion Providers | National Women’s Law Center  

National Women’s Law Center is a resource for abortion providers or clinics who want to become abortion providers who face employment issues or barriers.

IF I NEED AN ABORTION, HOW CAN I KEEP IT PRIVATE? 

Our phones, credit cards, and even grocery store member cards could implicate us as we seek abortions because they track location and spending. Consult these sites and take precautions.

Best Instructional on Digital Privacy | Digital Defense Fund 

Digital Defense Fund discusses ways to limit your phone’s tracking abilities and protect yourself digitally if you plan to seek an abortion.

Best Outside Perspective on Abortion Privacy | BBC News  

BBC News details how to protect your data and sensitive medical information when it comes to reproductive health, including period and fertility tracking apps. 

I KNOW I DON’T WANT TO GET PREGNANT WHAT ARE MY OPTIONS?

Being proactive in your protection just became even more important. 

We’d start here…

List of Contraception Options | CDC  

The CDC site explains all the different types of contraception available, including failure rates and how they work.

Look here next…  

Birth Control One-Stop Shop | Just the Pill  

Just the Pill offers not only access to the abortion pill through telemedicine consultation but also provides consultations for birth control options and treatments for STIs. 

I JUST HAD A CONDOM BREAK WHAT DO I DO? 

If you are within the 72-hour window of your birth control method failing, these might work to safeguard against pregnancy.

We’d start here…

Overview of Emergency Contraception | Planned Parenthood 

Planned Parenthood outlines different emergency contraception options, including their effectiveness, cost, and how and when to use them. 

WHERE CAN I GET THE MORNING-AFTER PILL?

Here are some direct links. Emergency Contraception pills are available on sites like Amazon and Instacart, in addition to being available over the counter at your local pharmacy.

Most Well Known | PLAN B

This is the brand most often sold in your local Walgreens or CVS.

More Affordable Options | My Choice or My Way

These are some generic versions of PLAN B, but it’s the same medicine, dosage, and effectiveness.

Have Instacart? Try This One. | Take Action Emergency Contraceptive 

Goodrx Member? Try This One. | EContra One Step

Don’t Like Amazon? Order Here. | After Pill or Wisp

OTHER RESOURCES, LISTS, and SUPPORT

If you didn’t find what you were looking for, here are some other resource guides we thought might be helpful. 

Introductory Article on Abortion Rights and Resources | Wired  

This Wired article is a good one to send to friends. It has several helpful links, including the best places to donate in support of reproductive care and abortion access and links to peer-reviewed medical journals about the safety of taking the abortion pill at home.

Reading List to Bookmark for Later | Our Bodies, Our Selves   

Our Bodies, Our Selves has abortion resources and support, including links to help fund an abortion, information on what happens during one, and a list of support hotlines if you are considering an abortion or have already had one. 

Trans-Specific Resources | TransLash  

This page on TransLash Mediagroup’s website features the final short film of the series Trans Bodies, Trans Voices, telling the story of trans person Jack Qu’emi seeking abortion access in central Florida. Below the video is a list of helpful links to trans-inclusive abortion services, support hotlines, and funding info. 

Most Well Known For Human Rights Defense | ACLU  

The ACLU page on Reproductive Freedom details how they are fighting for our rights as well as the status of ongoing legal battles.

Queer Inclusive Resource | National LGBTQ Task Force

The National LGBTQ Task Force page “Queering Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice” has several useful links, including a toolkit and “Queer- and Trans-Inclusive Sex Education” PDFs. 

Abortion Research and Data | Guttmacher Institute  

The Guttmacher Institute is a “leading research and policy organization committed to advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) worldwide.” This group studies the impacts of abortion and contraceptive access (and lack thereof) as well as its implications globally. 

Further Reading Online | The Cut  

This article from The Cut and New York Magazine has links to help you find abortions in your state, tips on evading surveillance as you seek an abortion, and a map with information about abortion in different states.

Further Reading to Carry (Hardcopy) | The New Handbook for a Post-Roe America 

The New Handbook for a Post-Roe America is billed as “the Complete Guide to Abortion Legality, Access, and Practical Support.” 

I WANT TO GET INVOLVED IN THE FIGHT

Where to Donate | Mashable 

Mashable on how to support abortion funds and reproductive networks across the nation. 

Abortion Protection Action Tool Kit | FEMINIST 

FEMINIST has a great page on how you can help protect abortion access, from hashtags to places to donate and even a link for you to register to vote. 

Protest Organizing Materials | Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights 

The Rise Up 4 Abortion Rights site has printable posters, flyers to take to protests, an online social media toolkit, and info on where protests are happening.

Fundraising Opportunities for Artists | Noise for Now 

Noise for Now is an initiative connecting artists/entertainers with fundraising opportunities to benefit grassroots organizations for Reproductive Justice.

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