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Springfield's Go-To Resource for No-Cost Holistic Reproductive Health Services
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I need to confirm my pregnancy.

Think you may be pregnant? Start with an in clinic pregnancy test and ultrasound.

I am looking for information on abortion.

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Get the answers you need on the abortion pill, surgical abortion procedures, and your options.

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See if you qualify for free testing for gonorrhea and chlamydia.

Looking for unplanned pregnancy solutions?

Whether you need pregnancy testing and ultrasound services, STD testing, or just want to learn more about abortion or your pregnancy options in Illinois - we're your first step. No shame, no pressure, just the services you need from people who care.
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Private & professional services at no cost to you. 

We believe women making reproductive health decisions deserve a place that does not financially benefit from any choice they make. We provide discreet, professional services, and quality care without the sales pitch because we put you first here.
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Patient Care at First Step Women's Center

"The staff was so compassionate and professional. The RNs were incredible as well!"

"I felt comfortable from the moment I walked in and felt thoroughly educated on all of my options upon leaving."

"Comforting atmosphere. Their knowledge, expertise, and treatment of patients is top-notch."

"Very professional.  I would highly recommend them to anyone!

Get in Touch

215 South Grand Ave W Suite A
Springfield, IL 62704
Call: 217-523-0100
Text: 217-708-3006

First Step Women's Center in Springfield, Illinois, is committed to providing you with everything you need to make an informed pregnancy decision. Our free medical services include pregnancy testing, medical and options consultations, ultrasounds, STI testing and treatment, and medical referrals.
We serve all of Sangamon County including Farmingdale, Sherman, Riverton, Buffalo, Cantrall, New City, Toronto, Chatham, Williamsville, Athens, Loami, New Berlin, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need insurance to qualify for free medical services?

No, we do not require proof of insurance for medical services or other support services at First Step Women's Center. Learn more about our free services and how we can help.

Is everything I share private and confidential?

We respect our patients' confidentiality to the fullest extent of the law. If you are a minor, a parent's presence is not required. 

How do I know if I have an STI or STD?

Some of the most common symptoms of sexually transmitted infections are itching, burning, changes in urination, and rashes. Protect yourself and your future. Get tested.

When should I get tested for an STD or STI?

If you've been sexually active, had unprotected sex, contraceptive failure, you have an abortion scheduled, or a partner has recently tested positive for an STD/STI, make an appointment today.

What do I need to know before an abortion?

It's important to confirm your pregnancy through ultrasound, findings during an ultrasound may make an abortion unnecessary. It's also wise to rule out an STI, learn more about the side effects of the abortion pill, what to expect during an abortion clinic procedure, and more.

How do I know if I am pregnant?

If you are experiencing early pregnancy signs like a missed or late period, morning sickness, nausea, tender breasts, fatigue, food aversions, contact us for a free lab-grade pregnancy test.

What if I take the first pill and I change my mind?

How much does an abortion cost in Illinois?

The cost of an abortion is determined by several factors. Contact us to find out how far along you are and explore your pregnancy options.

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