Contraception and Family Planning Clinics

Contraception and family planning clinics give counseling on contraception as well as sexual and reproductive health.

You can contact the clinic regarding the following matters:

  • Starting contraception, planning, and related problems
  • Inserting and removing intrauterine devices (IUDs)
  • Inserting and removing etonogestrel contraceptive implants
  • Abortion
  • Sterilization statements
  • Infertility
  • Sexuality
  • Sexual health and sexually transmitted diseases

Contraception and family planning clinics serve women and men of all ages. Visits to the clinic are free of charge, but you have to make an appointment beforehand.

Click here to see the clinics' contact information.

Free Contraception

The City of Vantaa provides the customer’s first long term contraceptive for free. Also, the customers of services for substance abusers can get the first long term contraceptive after an abortion for free. In addition, customers under 20 years old can get free contraception for the first nine months. Those who have to change their contraceptive due to medical reasons, can get a free start-up package for three months. Condoms and emergency contraception (postcoital contraception) are also available.

Free contraception is distributed at the contraception and family planning clinics. Only registered citizens of Vantaa and students from other municipalities who study in Vantaa can get the free contraception.

Starting Contraception

If you are under 20 years old and want to start contraception, make an appointment with a public health nurse or a nurse. Meanwhile, if you are over 20, make an appointment with a nurse or a doctor. Gynecological examination is not done on a young person's first visit to the clinic. All appointments at the contraception clinic are free of charge for the customer. In addition, the first nine months of contraception is free for under 20-year-olds. A contraceptive is chosen based on an interview with you, as well as your own preference. While at the clinic, your blood pressure, weight, and height will be measured.

Prepare to answer some questions regarding

  • your state of health, possible diseases and medication
  • the state of health of your parents and siblings, their possible diseases
  • any diseases common in the family
  • your gynecological history: how old you were when you began to menstruate, the menstrual cycle (the time from the beginning of your period to the beginning of your next period), the duration of menstruation, whether you have menstrual pain, the date when your last period started
  • smoking
  • alcohol consumption
  • intoxicant abuse.

Contact Information

For customers of Länsimäki and Hakunila Health Centers:

Länsimäki Contraception and Family Planning Clinic
Keilakuja 1, 3rd floor
01280 Vantaa

Appointment service and public health nurse's phone consultation:
Mon, Tue, Thurs 14:00–15:00 and
Wed, Fri 8:00–9:00
tel. 09 839 31793 and 09 839 31794

For customers of Myyrmäki and Martinlaakso Health Centers:

Myyrmäki Contraception and Family Planning Clinic
Jönsaksentie 4
01600 Vantaa

Appointment service:
Mon 8:00–11:00; Tue, Thurs, Fri 12:00–14:00 and Wed 13:00–14:00
tel. 09 8393 5250

Public health nurse's phone consultation:
Mon-Thurs 12:00–13:00
tel. 09 8393 5249

You can cancel your appointment by sending a text message to number 040 838 9945. Write the appointment-maker's full name, identity number, date and time of the appointment to be canceled. You cannot make an appointment by sending a text message.

For customers of Koivukylä and Korso Health Centers:

Koivukylä Contraception and Family Planning Clinic
Karsikkokuja 15, 1st floor (to the left of the front door, behind the glass door)
01360 Vantaa

Appointment service:
Mon, Wed, Thurs 13:00–14:00 and Fri 10:00–11:00
tel. 09 8393 2593

Public health nurse's phone consultation:
Mon-Fri 12:00–13:00
tel. 09 839 32592 and 09 839 25412

If you need to cancel your appointment, do it at the latest the day before by 14:00. You can cancel your appointment by sending a text message to phone number 050 304 2777. Write the appointment-maker's full name, identity number, date and time of the appointment to be canceled. You cannot make an appointment by sending a text message.

For customers of Tikkurila Health Center:

Tikkurila Contraception and Family Planning Clinic
Kielotie 11 A
01300 Vantaa
(entrance from Unikkotie)

Appointment service:
Mon, Wed, Thurs 12:00–14:00, Tue and Fri 12:00–13:00
tel. 09 8392 9731

Public health nurse's phone consultation:
Mon-Thurs 12:00–13:00
tel. 09 8392 9730

You can cancel your appointment from 8:00 to 16:00, tel. 09 8392 3763.