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Family Planning

Program Objectives

  • To assist individuals or couples with the timing and spacing of pregnancies
  • To provide counseling and contraceptive services; assist with infertility and identify other medical problems
  • To improve knowledge about reproduction and the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases

Family planning services are available on a walk-in basis during the hours below. During high volume times, we may need to temporarily suspend our walk-in services. 

Olathe Family Planning Clinic Hours

  • Monday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday - CLOSED
  • Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Mission Family Planning Clinic Hours

  • Monday - CLOSED
  • Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday - CLOSED
  • Thursday - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday - CLOSED

Services Available

  • Reproductive health
  • Health education
  • Contraceptive services: birth control pills, IUD, Depo injections, condoms
  • Natural family planning and abstinence education
  • Well-woman examination
  • Infertility counseling and referral
  • Pregnancy testing, counseling, and referral
  • Dietitian and Social Worker available upon referral
  • Contraceptive counseling for men
  • Colposcopy
  • LEEP (Loop Electrical Excisional Procedure)

Resources

  • Bedsider - Birth Control Support Network
  • https://powertodecide.org/ - Informational resources and community activities to help prevent teen and unintended pregnancy, sponsored by the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unintended Pregnancy
  • www.teenshealth.org - Information, FAQs and an “ask the experts” feature for teens about health issues, including sexual health, sponsored by Nemours Foundation

Fees for Services

Fees for office visits, lab services, and supplies will be determined based on family size and proof of client’s total annual gross income (e.g., paycheck stub, letter from employer, JCDHE’s Verification of Income form).

Income shall include but is not limited to: wages, salary, commissions, unemployment or workmen’s compensation, public assistance money payments, alimony and child support payments, college and university scholarships, grants, fellowships and assistantships, etc. Income shall not include tax refunds, one-time insurance payments, gifts, loans and federal non-cash programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, etc.

Some services are available regardless of ability to pay. No one is denied service due to inability to pay. Call (913) 826-1200 for additional information.

Major insurers may pay all or part of the cost of services. Cash, check or major credit card is accepted. Client accounts may be subject to collections if not paid.

JCDHE is a KanCare provider for all managed care organizations: Aetna Better Health of Kansas, Sunflower and United Community. JCDHE also accepts private insurance from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City, Cigna, Coventry, Aetna and UnitedHealthcare. We do not take insurance from Coventry Advantra or Humana Gold Plus. Check your health benefit plan to confirm coverage for payment of services.

Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse and Family Partnership Logo

Nurse-Family Partnership is a FREE nurse-led home visitation program, offered by the Johnson County Department of Health and Environment. First-time mothers are paired with a nurse home visitor. The mother-to-be and her nurse meet regularly through her pregnancy, the birth of her newborn, until the child turns two. The nurse home visitor provides support, encouragement and guidance. Call 913-826-1228 or 913-477-8104 for more information and to enroll. 

A nurse supports first-time moms to:

Mother kissing baby

  • Have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
  • Become the best mom she can be.
  • Learn about breastfeeding, child development and safety practices that allow first-time moms to build their confidence.
  • Get referrals for childcare, healthcare, job training and other support services in our community.
  • Follow their dreams for the future.

Any woman can enroll in the FREE Nurse-Family Partnership program who:

  • Lives in Johnson County, Kansas
  • Will be parenting her first child
  • Is pregnant 28 weeks or less
  • Meets income requirements

Call 913-826-1228 or 913-477-8104 for more information and to enroll. 

What NFP moms have said:

“My nurse helped me organize my life and thoughts. I appreciate her standing by me through the difficult time of transition.” – Julianna M.

“I love this program. It made such an important, positive impact on my life. I will never forget my nurse or the wonderful things she did for me and my family.” – Anonymous

“I was 17 and pregnant with my first child. Because of their support and counseling, I sought prenatal care and learned about breastfeeding. I stayed in school. They gave me a chance to dream and taught me I didn't have to be a statistic. I graduated from college in the top ten of my nursing class with my BSN.” – Anonymous

“My nurses were experts at what they did. Any question I had, they had the answer or helped me find a solution.” – Shoustone
 

Postpartum Services

Postpartum Visits (Outreach Nurse Program)

Registered Nurses are available for in-home, office or community site visits with new mothers and infants who live in Johnson County. Nurses provide:

  • Physical/social assessment
  • Assistance with blood pressure monitoring and infant weight checks
  • Education/counseling

Call (913) 826-1228 for more information or to schedule a visit with a nurse. Proof of Johnson County residency is required.

Click here for a list of services that Outreach Nurses provide.

 

Prenatal Services

Prenatal services are only available for Johnson County residents at the Olathe clinic (11875 S. Sunset Drive, Ste. 300).

Appointments are necessary for prenatal care. For information or an appointment, call (913) 826-1200.

Skilled Staff

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses
  • Registered Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Registered Dietitians
  • OB/GYN physicians from the University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Delivery and hospital services provided by the University of Kansas Medical Center

Services Provided

  • Routine prenatal care in collaboration with University of Kansas OB/GYN physicians
  • Assessment and counseling with social workers and dietitians
  • Adoption services referral

Paying for Prenatal Care

  • Payment options and fees will be disclosed prior to your first prenatal appointment
  • Accepted payment includes cash, check, or major credit card
  • No one is denied service due to inability to pay
  • Client accounts may be subject to collections if not paid

Prenatal Visits (Outreach Nurse Program)

Registered Nurses are available for in-home, office or community site visits with pregnant women who live in Johnson County. Nurses provide physical assessments, blood pressure monitoring and education/counseling. Call (913) 826-1228 for more information or to schedule a visit with a nurse. Proof of Johnson County residency is required.

Click here for a list of services that Outreach Nurses provide.

Targeted Case Management for Adolescents

Empowering Futures: Targeted Case Management for Pregnant and Parenting Adolescents

Offered by Johnson County Department of Health and Environment, this program provides free case management for pregnant and parenting adolescents under the age of 21. A case manager will help with setting and reaching goals in several life areas, including:

  • Daily Living Situations
  • Education and Training
  • Employment
  • Finance
  • Key Relationships
  • Parenting
  • Health
  • Empowerment

Enrollment Requirements

  • Under the age of 21
  • Pregnant or parenting
  • Enrolled in Medicaid

Prenatal Care

Regular health care will help you stay healthy during your pregnancy and help your baby grow healthy and strong. Your case manager will help you find affordable care.

Goal Management

Are you hoping to finish high school? Go to college? Find a job? Your case manager will help you determine what you want to accomplish, and assist in working towards your goals.

Parenting Skills

Babies don’t come with instruction manuals, but you can learn to be a great parent. Your case manager can provide resources and information on how to take care of your new baby.

Support

Your baby may be the only thing you can think about right now. Don’t forget to take care of yourself, as well as your baby. Your case manager can provide support and resources for all areas of your life.

For more information 

Transportation is available as needed. All participants will also receive assistance with appointment scheduling and completion of paperwork. Participants also have the opportunity to receive rewards as targeted goals are achieved.

If you have questions, please call: (913) 477-8367 or (913) 477-8440