What are The Benefits Of Family Planning?
Western Wyoming Family Planning has many Benefits with the services we provide. Because of this we give you an array of choices and alternatives for your health needs. No matter what you age group is. Here is a basic overview of those benefits:
(We do not provide prenatal, adoption or abortion services)
Prevention of unintended pregnancies and abortions.
Provides young and low income individuals with access to many important health care services.
Improves the health of women, men and children.
Reduces infant and fetal mortality.
Reduces deaths from breast cancer and cervical cancer by providing screening services to detect these diseases in their earliest stages.
Enhances communication in families through education and providing information.
Assists in AIDS prevention and other sexually transmitted infection (STI/STD’s).
Reduces incidence of infertility caused by untreated sexually transmitted diseases.
Provides information to assist teens in making responsible choices, with an emphasis on abstinence.
Cost benefits to families as a result of pregnancy and disease prevention.
Anyone requesting services is eligible regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, race, income or disability.
We have 10 offices throughout Western Wyoming with our main office in Rock Springs, Wyoming. Family Planning Provides many different services for women and men of all ages. This site is here to provide you with information you need about services we offer, just use the link bar on the left of each page to view. If you need to make an appointment you may do so by finding the closest office in your area at
Western Wyoming Family Planning
Att: Sherry Reddick
809 Thompson St.
Rock Springs, Wy 82901
What Do Our Clinics Provide?
At Family Planning we provide medical services, plus counseling and education for the different family issues on reproductive health facing people of all ages. We also provide these services in confidence. To view our confidentiality statement (click here).
The following is a list of the services we provide: Medical, counseling and education
Annual exams, including:
Blood pressure screening
Contraceptive information and supplies
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)
Testing and Treatment
Hormone replacement therapy
Pregnancy counseling for teens and adults
Women’s health care exams
Cultural values and attitudes
Information on choices available to you
Frequently asked Questions
Here are some frequently asked questions we are asked, if these do not answer your questions about Western Wyoming Family Planning you can contact us by visiting our location page.
If I get a better job or get married, can I still come to Family Planning for services?
Yes, we are considered a low-income clinic, but we are able to give services to anyone that comes into the clinic regardless if their income is low or high.
Do teens need parental consent?
No, under Federal Guidelines for Project Grants for Family Planning, part II, section 8, states: Title X projects may not require written consent of parents or guardians for the provision of services to minors?
I forgot to take my birth control pill or missed my depo provera injection, what should I do?
Call our clinic as soon as possible as you can usually get caught up or refer to the pill package insert.
I had unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure last night, what should I do?
Call the clinic to come in for the Emergency Contraceptive Pill. If you had sex within 72 hours this will help prevent pregnancy.
What does the annual exam/pap smear include and who does the procedure?
An annual exam includes a clinical breast exam, pelvic exam and pap smear with related tests (including sexually transmitted disease testing) is performed by a licensed Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife, or Physicians Assistant.
Can male patients come into the clinic for services?
Yes, males are provided condoms, various counseling and STD/STI’s testing and treatment.
What are the most common. STD’s/STI’s (Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections)?
The most common STD’s/STI’s are chlamydia, genital warts, HPV, genital herpes, trichomonas, gonorrhea, and HIV/AIDS. If you think you have symptoms or were told you were exposed to any of these please come into our clinic as soon as possible.