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Family Planning Center
Corner of Main and Riley
1313 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209

  • (716) 748-4988
  • Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri
  • 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Thursday
  • 8:30am-7:30pm
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Family Planning Center

Kaleida Health's Family Planning Center provides quality birth control services to both men and women as well as medical and counseling services in the areas of sexually transmitted infections and human sexuality.

Medical Services

  • Complete physical examination
  • Breast and pelvic examinations
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Colposcopy services
  • Pap smears & breast exams
  • Treatment of common vaginal infections
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Confidential interviews with counselors
  • Natural family planning counseling
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease treatment for patients and their partners
  • HIV counseling, testing and referral
  • HPV and HEP vaccines available
  • Contraceptive methods

Hours of Operation

Administrative Office Hours: 
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Clinic Office Hours: 
1313 Main Street (corner of Main and Riley)

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


(716) 748-4988

Medical Staff

  • Dr. Benita Lipford
    Medical Director
  • Patricia Hunt
    Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health
  • Karen Kieliszek
    Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health
  • Jennifer McCann
    Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health


All major insurances are accepted. Applications for the Family Planning Benefit Program are taken on site for all uninsured. Sliding Fee Scale (fees based on income) is available to all patients without insurance and denied coverage under the Family Planning Benefit Program.

Co-payment or visit deposit is expected at time of visit when applicable.

All teenagers receive FREE care if Family Planning Benefit Program coverage is denied.

Special Services/Referrals

  • Colposcopy services (available for established Family Planning patients only)
  • HPV and Hepatitis A & B vaccines
  • Referral for prenatal care
  • Pregnancy options counseling
  • Referral for infertility services
  • Language assistance available
  • Emergency contraceptives - available onsite, FREE regardless of income/insurance, call for appointment

Prescription Refills

Birth control supplies and most medications can be obtained on site. However, prescriptions will be given to all patients with prescription insurance cards.

Laboratory Testing

  • Sexually transmitted infection testing
  • Pap smears
  • HIV testing (oral, results in 20 minutes)
  • Pregnancy testing

Last updated: 01/27/2011