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Kentucky

You can get an abortion in Kentucky but only with an in-person provider. Telemedicine for abortion is prohibited in Kentucky.

  • Kentucky requires state-directed counseling, then waiting 24 hours before having an abortion. This counseling can be done remotely.
  • If you are under age 18 in Kentucky, a parent or guardian must give permission for your abortion. If this is not an option for you, contact the JB Hotline.
  • Abortion in Kentucky is legal to just under 22 weeks. 

Learn more about your options in Kansas at abortionfinder.org

In-Person Care

Here are the quality clinics we recommend in Kentucky. You can find out-of-state providers at ineedana.com where you can easily search by zip code.

Financial Support

Medicaid and private insurance does not cover abortion care in Kentucky. You can contact these groups for help with funding, transportation, and other logistics. 

Advocacy

If you are a Kentucky voter wanting to preserve and expand equitable abortion access, we suggest getting involved with:

 
See something out-of-date or want to add to these lists? Please use our contact us form below to let us know.

Where is AOD available?

AOD June 2022 map

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*Patients in D.C. must provide a Maryland or Virginia mailing address.*