Emergency Medical Assistance Inc.

561-271-5164 | http://www.emawpb.org/

If you live in Palm Beach County or the Treasure Coast or are going there for your abortion and you are more than 8 weeks pregnant, please call the local clinic, Presidential Women’s Center, at 561-686-4126 and they will help you access our Fund. The Fund can also help pay for contraception, ultrasound, and travel, lodging and food costs related to your appointment. When you call, the clinic will need to know your first name, your phone number, the number of weeks you are pregnant, and where you live.

If no one picks up when you call, leave a message with your name and phone number and the clinic will call you back within 24 hours.

  • Financial Assistance
  • Travel
  • Lodging

Other services: meals, contraception, ultrasound

Our Story

Emergency Medical Assistance, Inc. (EMA) is one of the earliest abortion funds. It was founded just two years after abortion was legalized in 1975. EMA's founder, Harriette Glasner, was a Palm Beach resident who sold some of her own jewelry to start the Fund so that women who could not afford the cost of an abortion could still obtain safe care and accurate counseling.

Our Community

EMA is an all-volunteer fund that works with four other abortion funds in Florida to share the expenses of high-cost abortions and to help women who live in areas that lack abortion funds. Last year they helped 300 women who otherwise could not have paid for an abortion. 

Get Involved

For abortion funds, raising money is half the battle, because we can’t help women unless we have something to give. Donating to your local abortion fund means giving a woman the resources she needs to make the choice that is right for her.

Click here to donate to Emergency Medical Assistance, Inc. (EMA) and start making a difference in your community today.

You can also get updates from EMA and find out about events and volunteering by going to their website, sending an email to fran@emawpb.org, or joining their vibrant online community on Facebook, where members share the latest information about local events, resources, and reproductive justice news.

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