We thank you all for your support in January and February as we kick off a new era of reproductive health advocacy!
We continue our work in the new year and under a new administration that threatens to undermine bodily autonomy for over half the population. We stand boldly and we stay open, both directly in serving our clients and in the promotion of healthcare access and feminist principles in our communities.
We've got you covered. No Referral Needed.  

People of ALL genders can come to us with ANY insurance without a referral! For those without insurance, we have a programs that offer free services to qualifying clients!

Left images, photo credit: Lara Popyack
Thank you for Celebrating Choice! 

We were very fortunate to have elected officials join us at our Celebrate Choice events. Senator Richard Pan's office honored the health center with an official CA Senate Resolution and certificates for our Sacramento clinic escort volunteers. Senator Toni Atkins and Sacramento City Council Member Eric Guerra also joined us at the Sacramento event. In Chico, Council Member Ann Schwab joined us and spoke. With your help, our benefits raised over $10,000! Your dollars matter now more than ever, as we fight to protect abortion access and provide reproductive healthcare in our state and communities.
See more photos from the events here!
Shauna Heckert speaking at the Women's March in Sacramento, Photo credit: Lara Popyack
Women's Marches

Women's Health Specialists Executive Director Shauna Heckert spoke at the Women's March in Sacramento. Click here for video!

Women's Health Specialists Redding Outreach and Education Coordinator Danielle Brewster spoke at the Women's March in Chico. Click here for video!

See more photos from the marches here! 
Save the Date: National Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon - Redding!

It's the most wonderful time of the year! The National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF) National Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon is here!
This year, the site is more secure and user friendly than ever! Donate to a bowler or team, join a team, or start your own team with a witty team name! The WHS Redding Bowl-a-thon is Sunday, April 2nd, 2017! RSVP to the Facebook event and check out the official NNAF WIN Redding Bowl-a-thon event page to start fundraising and promoting! #bowl17 #winWIN

The WHS Sacramento Bowl-a-thon is Saturday, April 15th, 2017! RSVP to the Facebook event and check out the official NNAF WIN Sacramento Bowl-a-thon event page to start fundraising and promoting! #bowl17 #winWIN

The donations raised by our Bowl-a-thons will go to our
Women in Need fund to provide folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, transportation, motels, childcare or whatever they need to be able to come to the clinic.
Learn more!
Abortion Access Hackathon in San Francisco

You might remember All Access: Sacramento, which was the first ever Abortion Access Hackathon! Women's Health Specialists is partnering with a group of tech experts who double as independent abortion rights activists in San Francisco for another Abortion Access Hackathon--this time a 3 day event, March 3 - 5th, with over 300 participants! The event is already booked, but check out this article in Teen Vogue about the hackathon and look out for its mention in other upcoming national publications!
Kimberly Edmonds, regional manager for Women's Health Specialists of California, says the clinic will survive the Trump administration. PHOTO BY HOWARD HARDEE

Women's Health Specialists is in this Chico News & Review article, where members of our leadership team discussed how we are moving forward in providing our services under an administration that is ideologically and politically opposed to those services and, arguably, those that need them.
Clinic Escorts Unite!

As our clinic defense teams in Sacramento and Redding prepare to be targeted once again by the upcoming anti-abortion campaign "40 Days for Life," we welcome and thank all our new and returning volunteer clinic escorts who help defend our clients and staff from anti-abortion harassment!
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