- community-based health centers
- free clinics
- rural health centers
- colleges of nursing
- community outreach organizations
- training and capacity-building organizations
More than half of all pregnancies in South Carolina are unintended. And it is estimated they cost the state more than $200 million each year. With more women of reproductive age in need of publicly funded contraceptive and family planning services and a shortage of services in most South Carolina counties, there is a tremendous gap in solving this problem.
To effect significant change, New Morning is serving as the backbone organization for the largest coordinated contraceptive access effort in our state’s history. It’s an alignment of South Carolina organizations with the shared vision to reduce unintended pregnancies and create a healthier South Carolina.
Here’s how we’re doing it:
Because when people have the tools and resources they need to take control of their reproductive health, they are empowered to truly Choose Well.
Thanks to the gracious support of foundations and major donors, we can achieve the following powerful results:
A third-party evaluator will assess the initiative over a four-year period to determine its efficacy and inform future efforts to reduce unintended pregnancies.