Abortion provision and counselling services
If you would like further information about how to obtain an abortion, the law on abortion or advice and counselling, there are some useful links below / here
The British Pregnancy Advisory Service
The leading specialists in abortion advice and treatment in the UK, BPAS provide counselling for women who are undecided about their next step, and provide abortion and contraceptive services.
or call 03457 30 40 30
Antenatal Results and Choices
ARC provides antenatal screening and offers non-directive information and support to parents before, during and after screening, when making decisions about whether or not to proceed with a pregnancy, and when dealing with complex and painful issues after making a decision, including bereavement.
or call 0845 077 2290
or 0207 713 7486 from a mobile
Marie Stopes provides NHS and private treatment through its clinics across the UK. They provide contraceptive services and health checks as well as abortion services and provide counselling during pregnancy, relationship counselling, and grief counselling.
or call 0345 300 8090 (24 hour line)
National Health Service abortion information
Abortions are usually available free of charge on the NHS. You can contact an abortion provider such as BPAS or Marie Stopes directly, or speak to a GP for a referral. Contraception, sexual health, genitourinary clinics and family planning clinics are also able to refer you.
Brook is a free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing organisation. They provide counselling services relating to pregnancy and have a particular focus on young people.
The Family Planning Association
The FPA want to help people make positive choices about their own sexual health and wellbeing. They have specialist services for young people, and for parents and foster carers.
The National Unplanned Pregnancy Advisory Service
NUPAS offers both NHS and private abortion services. They provide advice and counselling on termination, adoption and parenting options. They also provide contraception and sexual health screening.
or call 0333 004 6666
The Abortion Act 1967
The text of the Abortion Act 1967 on the government legislation website.