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Family PACT


  • If you are eligible for Family PACT and have received family planning services, you may be eligible for free testing, diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (SITs) and vaginal infections.

  • Birth control methods for men and women remain free under Family PACT.


Program Overview


Family PACT is a government program that provides clinical services for family planning at no cost to eligible California residents. All Family PACT information is confidential and program enrollment is completely voluntary. Students are free to withdraw from the program at any time or to refuse any service. After enrolling in Family PACT, students will receive a teal HAP card which can be used at any provider that offers Family PACT in California.


How to Enroll or Re-Certify in Family PACT

Please follow the steps below to check your eligibility for Family PACT and to complete the Family PACT application.

  • See the 15 Quick Tips for completing your Family Pact Application. To read the quick tips mouse over the yellow "sticky notes" to help you complete your form.

  • To finish your enrollment, you will need to come into the SHS to meet briefly with the SHS Enroller. Bring your completed Family PACT application with you.

  • No appointment is needed. Simply go directly to the Family PACT Enrollment area (near Area B) and have a seat. The SHS Enroller will come out and meet with you and finish your enrollment.

  • More information about Family PACT is listed below.

If you are already enrolled, re-certify your Family PACT card before it expires. Your card is active for one year from date of enrollment. To speed up re-certification process in the SHS please read the instructions above, complete your CEC Form and then bring the completed form to the SHS Family PACT enroller. Please remember to bring your completed CEC Form.


Family PACT Client Benefits, Rights & Privacy Practices

Services covered by the Family PACT program

Notice of Family PACT Privacy Practices

Family PACT Patient Rights

Fair Hearing Rights


Use of Outside Pharmacy

  • If you are leaving the Bay Area for any reason make sure you have enough prescription supplies of your preferred contraceptive method. Remember that Family PACT is only good in California.

  • To locate a Family PACT provider in your area, call 1-800-942-1054.

Family PACT Client's Use of Outside Pharmacies

  • Wherever you are in California, you can go to any retail pharmacy eg. Walgreens, Savon, Costco) to get a Family PACT prescription filled.

  • Some pharmacies have had problems with Family PACT prescriptions so the SHS suggests that you present the Family PACT Outside Pharmacy Letter whenever you need to fill a prescription at a pharmacy other than the SHS pharmacy.

  • To refill a Family PACT prescription at a California retail pharmacy you can present your prescription container with its label, and the pharmacist can call the SHS Pharmacy at (415) 338-1710 to have your prescription transferred.

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