Before getting an appointment, you must take a pregnancy test to insure that you are indeed pregnant. You may purchase an over the counter pregnancy test at a pharmacy or get a free one at some CLSCs. To find a CLSC or pharmacy near you, go to the Finding a Resource page.
Making an abortion appointment
You must make an appointment by telephone with a resource that offers abortion services. To know these resources, see the Finding a Resource Offering Abortion Services page.
If you live in the Montreal region, you may also contact the Centre des rendez-vous en avortement de Montréal (page available in French only). The center will get you an appointment with an establishment offering the service in the Montreal public health network.
Women more than 14 weeks pregnant must contact the Centre des rendez-vous en avortement de Montréal (page available in French only).
When you call for an appointment, you will be asked to give the following information
- Your name
- A telephone number
- The date of the first day of your last period
If you call outside opening hours, you can leave a message indicating the best time to reach you. Your call will be returned under strictest confidentiality.
Assistance for adolescents
If you are an adolescent, you may also consult a nurse at your school or at a CLSC near you for help. To find a CLSC near you, go to the Finding a CLSC page.