The philosophy of Women's Health Specialists is to promote positive images of women and provide our clients with a new perspective of their bodies and health. We give women the tools to evaluate their authentic health care needs - images of women not based on a societal myth, but based on women's reality and experience. We provide women with health information so they can become knowledgeable about their normal life stages. Our goal is to empower women through support, education, self-help and services so that they can make the best health care decisions for themselves.
WHS Welcomes All Newly Enrolled Medi-Cal and Insured Clients
Women’s Health Specialists has partnered with Covered California, a new marketplace for affordable, private health insurance where you can compare and choose health coverage that best fits your needs and budget. We have certified Covered California educators on-site that can share information about the Affordable Care Act and how you may qualify for health insurance. Click here to learn about your options in the new health care exchange. Educational materials for Covered California are available in PDF format: Changes in Health Care are Coming and We've Got You Covered.
If you're newly enrolled in Medi-Cal, choose Women's Health Specialists for your reproductive health care needs. We've provided reproductive health care for over 35 years and offer all forms of birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, annual check-ups, pap smears,confidential abortions, STI testing and treatment and much more.
Sign Petition to Repeal the Maximum Family Grant in California
Friday, May 22, 2015 through Monday, June 22, 2015
We still need your help to ensure Governor Brown supports the MFG repeal to stop punishing poor children in CA. Help us reach 3000 signatures on CLRJ’s Repeal MFG petition: https://www.credomobilize.com/p/RepealMFG2015
It has been nearly seven years since then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill that would have established a day honoring gay rights icon Harvey Milk, saying that it would be better for the slain San Francisco politician and activist to be honored locally.
SACRAMENTO - In response to the Governor's May Revise, State Senator Holly J. Mitchell (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement:
"Children should not be forced to live in poverty. The Governor's May Revise budget provides no additional help to lift children and families out of deep poverty despite an unexpected increase in state revenue of $6.7 billion."
From: Los Angeles Daily News- Op Ed
On May 1, Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore's top prosecutor, charged six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt. But getting a jury to convict police officers of murder and manslaughter will be far harder than obtaining arrest warrants.