- Goals & Objectives
- Participating Clinics
A Step Ahead Foundation of East Tennessee aims to help women get ahead in life by encouraging them to plan their lives and their babies though family planning education and access to the most effective form of reversible contraception by providing free long acting reversible contraception (LARC)- IUD, Arm Implant and Depo Provera.
A Step Ahead of East Tennessee hopes to improve educational, economic, and health outcomes for women and children in East Tennessee. We aim to do this by providing access to comprehensive family planning education and access to free long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) including non hormonal IUD, hormonal IUD, Arm Implant and Depo Provera Shot.
We hope to increase positive pregnancy outcomes for both the mother and the child, lower infant mortality, improve family life and decrease Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) in East Tennessee. We aim to decrease poverty by reducing economic strain and encourage career opportunities before childbirth.
A Step Ahead of East Tennessee provides the means for women to plan each child and every step of her life through education and long-acting reversible contraception (LARC).
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I don't have insurance?
What if I have insurance?
Our partner health center will bill your private insurance first, but we will pay any co-pay and/or deductibles for Knox County residents. There will be no out of pocket costs to any of our patients.Get More Answers »
What does the appointment include?
With any appointment for free birth control, we provide a free woman's health screening including a pregnancy test and STD test. If you are over 21, you will also receive a free pap test.Get More Answers »