Abortion Is Legal and Protected in New York

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022. This ended the national right to abortion. Abortion rights will now be decided by each state.

Abortion services are still available to all patients seeking care throughout New York State.

Abortion is legal and protected in New York. You can get counseling and abortion care at many health centers in New York City.

If you are a teenager, you can get sexual health services, including abortion care, at a clinic without your parents' permission or knowledge.

Services are confidential, free or very low-cost, and open to all. You will be helped regardless of your immigration status.

You can get an abortion at many health centers in New York City.

To find abortion providers:

Health insurance, including Medicaid, may cover the cost of an abortion. Contact your health insurer to find out what your plan covers.

You may be eligible for New York State Medicaid to cover your abortion procedure if you do not have other coverage. Pregnant New Yorkers can qualify for Medicaid at higher income levels.

If you need help paying for your appointment, visit:

If you need help with travel or lodging costs related to your appointment:

  • Brigid Alliance provides help with travel expenses. You can make an appointment at one of their partner clinics to access this help.
  • Haven Coalition provides help with overnight lodging for those who have to travel to New York City for an abortion.

You can make an appointment at one of their partner clinics.

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