Birth Control & Emergency Contraception

Our contraception counselors are here to answer your birth control questions and help you find a method that meets your unique needs.

Fenway Health offers contraception counseling for patients who are considering birth control or exploring new methods of contraception. We can help answer your questions so you can get the contraception that is right for you.

During your appointment, you will meet with one of our contraception counselors to discuss your contraceptive needs. They will educate you on your birth control options and answer any questions you have. The goal is to provide you with the knowledge needed to make decision about which method is right for you.

Our contraception counselors are trained to discuss the following methods of birth control with you:

  • Abstinence
  • Birth Control Implant (Nexplanon)
  • Birth Control Patch
  • Birth Control Pills
  • Birth Control Shot (Depo-Provera)
  • Birth Control Sponge
  • Birth Control Ring (NuvaRing)
  • Diaphragm
  • Fertility Awareness Methods
  • Internal/External Condoms
  • IUD (Mirena, Kyleena, Paragard)
  • Emergency Contraception (Plan B, Ella)
  • Withdrawal


If you choose a method that requires a prescription, it can be written that day. If you choose a method that requires an insertion procedure, we will schedule you an additional appointment.

Contraception counseling is a free service for all patients. We offer free or reduced cost contraception for patients who qualify.

Make an appointment by calling 617.927.6000 or talking to your primary care provider.

To Make an Appointment Call

617.927.6000

Or speak with your primary care provider.

MyFenway

Patients can use MyFenway.org or MyBorum.org to request prescription refills and referrals online, and communicate over email with some Fenway Health or Sidney Borum, Jr. Health Center providers. Get help creating a MyFenway or MyBorum account here.

Questions? Email myfenway@fenwayhealth.org

Our Commitment to High-Quality Care for All Women

Discrimination in the health care system and social stigma often make lesbian, bisexual and transgender women hesitant to seek or continue medical care. Fenway Health provides high-quality primary medical and behavioral health care in a safe, affirming environment.

Fenway’s Women’s Health Team, directed by Dr. Jenny Potter, is a national leader in medical care, research, education, and community outreach for our diverse community women, especially sexual and gender minorities.

Our Contraception Counselors:

Kimella Dixon Headshot
Kimella Dixon, RN, CLC
Melissa Kaeli Headshot
Melissa Kaeli, RN
Julie Kenney Headshot
Julie Kenny, RN, CLC
Rory Tito Headshot
Rory Tito, MPH