Health Alerts For Women

Shelter Justice is Reproductive Justice!

April 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Northern California activists, and community members participate in a Car-a-van protest to fight for the unsheltered and those hit hardest by the COVID pandemic in Sacramento. Donate to: www.safegroundsac.org Safe Ground Sacramento advocates for the decriminalization of homelessness and establishment of Safe Ground communities where those who are homeless may reside until they may obtain […] Read More

WHS Honors and Celebrates the Life of Pioneering Gay Rights Activist

April 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Women’s Health Specialists honors and celebrates the life and contributions of lesbian activist, journalist and gay rights pioneer Phyllis Lyon, 95, who died yesterday at her San Francisco home.   Cofounder of Daughters of Bilitis and revered as a mentor throughout the lesbian community, Lyon and her partner Del Martin were instrumental in bringing marriage […] Read More

Women’s Health Specialists is closely monitoring the status of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

COVID-19 Women’s Health Specialists is closely monitoring the status of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Butte County Public Health, Shasta County Public Health and Nevada County Public Health for each of our locations. Please visit the links below for information and resources regarding COVID-19. CDC CDC Butte County […] Read More

Save The Date! Roe v. Wade: Demand Abortion Access

December 12, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Make a difference. Support the work. Give to Women’s Health Specialists. #GivingTuesday

December 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

TODAY IS #GIVINGTUESDAY!  Supporting Women’s Health Specialists on #GivingTuesday is one of the most direct ways to take a stand and increase reproductive health care access and services to over 25,000 people in Northern California every year. Your donation provides core support for the only independent non-profit, women-run health center in Northern California. Make a […] Read More

Pledge A Picketer! Let Their Presence Raise $ For Us!

October 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

PLEDGE A PICKETER The Pledge a Picketer campaign supports Women’s Health Specialists, an independent not-for-profit clinic that provides abortion, adoption, contraception and fertility services in rural northern California. Women’s Health Specialists is enduring daily protests organized by 40 Days for Life, a nationwide effort to keep people from receiving abortion care by picketing clinics. These […] Read More

Peer Educator Prevention Training 20-29

August 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Women’s Health Specialists will be hosting a Peer Educator Prevention Training Friday, August 30th, 2019. We welcome young people between the age 20-29 of all identities who would like to enhance their knowledge about reproductive and sexual health in a fun and exciting learning atmosphere. Each participant will receive a $100 stipend upon completion of […] Read More

Know Your Body, Own Your Body!

July 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Know Your Body, Own Your Body! Women’s Health Specialists Annual Dido Hasper Speculum Kit Giveaway Day! Honoring the life and legacy of our founder, visionary Dido Hasper, we invite you to stop by Women’s Health Specialists on Tuesday, July 30th to pick-up your free speculum kit. Know your body, own your body! Demystify your body […] Read More

Intertwined Youth Night

June 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Intertwined is a group led by Women’s Health Specialists’ Youth Peer Outreach Workers they organize an inclusive space where youth in our community can feel welcomed. Our goal is to create a space that allows us to talk freely and comfortably about topics that might otherwise not be a part of our daily conversations. Join […] Read More

International Women’s Day 2019: Sisterhood Is So Powerful!

March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Thanks to all who contributed so much to make our 5th Annual IWD Celebration such a success: our wonderful performers, speakers & crew — especially the amazing Loretta Ross! Special shout-out to the IWD 2019 crew for all their hard work on this extraordinary event. Dance, music, & speaking truth to power — all to […] Read More

Adoption Activities for November, National Adoption Month! Join Us!

October 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tickets available online or at Adoption Choices/Women’s Health Specialists, Chico or Blackbird in Chico! Also listen in for an adoption show on KZFR, 90.1 FM, on Thursday, November 9th from 6:00-7:00PM. Director at Adoption Choices, Marikathryn Hendrix, will be interviewing adult adoptees about their experiences with adoption.

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Action Alert – Appropriations Debating Federal Budget This Week!

July 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor-HHS) released its draft appropriations measure for fiscal year (FY) 2018. The subcommittee will mark up the proposal this week and it is expected to head to the full House Appropriations Committee for debate and approval next week. For the sixth […] Read More

Thank you Mondegreens, Tibire, all the volunteers and all of you who came out to listen to some rockin’ music! What a great event for WHS!

June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Sister Song’s Let’s Talk About Sex Conference: October 2017

April 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

“SisterSong the National Women of Color Reproductive Justice Collective is celebrating 20 years of amplifying the voices of Indigenous women and women of color, and we are celebrating this milestone by hosting our third national Let’s Talk About Sex! conference October 5-8, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year, our theme […] Read More

This Saturday: Sacramento Abortion Access Bowl-a-thon

April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

This weekend in Sacramento, we’re bowling to strike down barriers for abortion by raising money for our Women in Need fund. The Women in Need fund provides folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, transportation, motels, childcare or whatever they need to be able to come to the clinic. Donate to […] Read More

Policy Priority: Freedom of Choice in Family Planning

April 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s Reproductive Freedom Week and we are featuring our policy priorities for this year! First, we’d like to introduce you all to SB 743, the Freedom of Choice in Family Planning Act. SB 743 (Hernandez) would ensure that Medi-Cal managed care enrollees can receive family planning services from their qualified provider of choice. SB 743 […] Read More

Center for American Progress: By Eliminating Title X Protections, Anti-Choice Politicians Continue Attack on Women’s Access to Health Care

March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

March 30, 2017:  “Washington, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Senate—with the help of Vice President Mike Pence, who cast the tie-breaking vote—voted to overturn an Obama administration rule that protects Title X providers, a move that could cause millions of people to go without access to affordable family planning services, reduce the Title X provider […] Read More

This Sunday: Redding Bowl-a-thon for Abortion Access!

March 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The National Network of Abortion Funds Bowl-a-thon is here! This weekend in Redding, we’re bowling to strike down barriers for abortion by raising money for our Women in Need fund. The Women in Need fund provides folks coming for abortion care with financial help for medical services, […] Read More

Urge your Senators: No Gorsuch!

March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Call your Senators to tell them to oppose Gorsuch using this easy Senator locator tool!

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Millions 4 Roe: Oppose the Nomination of Neil Gorsuch

March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Feminist Majority Foundation has launched a new campaign, the Millions 4 Roe campaign. Among the many concerns that progressive leaders and organizations have with Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch are his concerning record and writings related to reproductive health care. Take a stand and use your voice with this tool by the Feminist Majority […] Read More