You can get an abortion in Tennessee but only with an in-person provider. Telemedicine for abortion care is prohibited in the state.
- Tennessee requires in-clinic counseling, then waiting 48 hours before having an abortion. This counseling requires two trips to the clinic.
- If you are under age 18 in Tennessee, a parent or guardian must give permission for your abortion. If this is not an option for you, contact the JB Hotline.
Learn more about your options at abortionfinder.org
These are the quality clinics we recommend in Tennessee. You can find more options – including out-of-state providers – at ineedana.com, where you can easily search by zip code.
- Choices – Memphis Center for Reproductive Health (901) 274-3550
- Knoxville Center for Reproductive Health (865) 637-3861
- carafem – Nashville (855) 729-2272
Medicaid and most private insurances do not cover abortion care in Tennessee. You can contact these groups for help with funding, transportation, and other logistics.
If you are a Tennessee voter wanting to preserve and expand equitable abortion access, we suggest getting involved with:
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*Patients in D.C. must provide a Maryland or Virginia mailing address.*