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Family Planning

Howard County Health Department (WIC)
600 W. Morrison, Ste. 7, Fayette, MO 65248

Birth and death certificates, Blood pressure checks, Child care inspections, Cholesterol /Hgb screening, Communicable disease education, investigation, and follow-up, Community Education, Glucose testing, Head lice screening, Immunizations (Adults and Children), Lead screening and testing, Outbreak investigations, Pregnancy testing, Public Health Information & Referral, Restaurant/lodging inspections, School health STD screen, Temporary Medicaid assignment for pregnant women, Tuberculosis screening, and education, and water testing.  WIC. Core Public Health Functions, Maternal Child Health (MCH), Regional Public Health, Emergency Management Planning & Preparedness.

Lutheran Family and Children’s Services
307 Locust St., Columbia, MO 65201
(573)815-9955 or 866-326-LFCS (5327)    Fax: (573)449-4640
Hours: 8:30-4:30

Services: Counseling for women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, offers parenting skills
or placing child in an adoptive home; advocate for birth mother’s role in her decision; some
funding available for medical costs; adoptive services include domestic and international
adoptions, as well as home studies and post-placement supervision: Resources Parents provides
group support, mentors and individualized case management support for youth who are pregnant
or parenting.
Fee: Fee for adoptions and home studies, no fee for pregnancy counseling
Eligibility: None for pregnancy counseling clients, call for criteria if wanting to adopt

My Life Clinic (Formerly Open Arms Crisis Pregnancy Center)
802 N. Providence Rd.,Suite 2, Columbia, MO 65203
573-874-3561   Fax: 573-875-5244
Hours: Monday-Thursday 10:00-5:00

Services: Pregnancy Verifications (Pregnancy Test), Pregnancy Confirmation (Ultrasound),
Medical Consultations, Medical & Community Referrals, Birth Control Education, Pregnancy
Education, Pregnancy Options Education, Prenatal Vitamin Vouchers, Women’s Sexual Health
Wellness Awareness Education
Eligibility: Open to women pregnant with first child; limited services for additional pregnancies.
Fee: None

Planned Parenthood/ Columbia Health Center
711 N Providence Road, Columbia, MO 65203
573-443-0427   Fax: 573-443-5671
Hours: Monday 9:00-7:00, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9:00-5:00, Thursday by appt only,
Saturday 8:30-12:30

Services: Birth-control; Emergency Contraceptives; HIV testing; HPV & Hepatitis Vaccines;
Men’s health services; Education; Pregnancy testing, options and services; STD testing and
treatment; Women’s health services.
Eligibility: None
Fee: Call for specific Fee