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Unexpected Pregnancy


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115 W. 45th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10036 (Midtown Manhattan)
(212) 689-1705
Text 234-201-0532

AVAIL exists to be a safe haven for women and men facing an unexpected pregnancy. Client advocates will provide you with the information and support you need to make a decision about how to move forward. Avail is not a medical provider.
Ongoing social, emotional, and spiritual support; Resources, including information on insurance, nursery-care subsidy programs, housing, and work programs are offered. Expectant parents are encouraged to continue to meet one-on-one with a client advocate for individualized support through their pregnancy and decision making.
Unexpected pregnancy, after abortion, parenting support, healthy relationships, partners & men.
— Call during business hours to schedule an appointment or ask a question
Text 234-201-0532 to have a short consultation or ask a question
— Email if you prefer email, reach AVAIL at
Updated on February 16, 2023

Medicaid for Pregnancy


People who are pregnant can get free Medicaid care through the New York State Department of Health.


  • If you’re pregnant and uninsured, you may qualify. How much you earn will determine if you qualify. Call the Growing Up Healthy Hotline at 800-522-5006 for information to see if you qualify.
  • Coverage is available regardless of immigration status.
  • To sign up, go to the NY State of Health Marketplace at even if the enrollment period has closed.
  • Call 311 for assistance with your application.
  • Your baby will receive health care for at least one year after its birth.

To learn more about Medicaid for Pregnant Women go to
Updated on February 26, 2024

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