Office Address: 215 LeMarchant Rd., St. John’s, A1C 2H5

Mailing Address: Unit 50 Hamlyn Rd. Plaza, Suite 408. A1E 5X7

Tel: (709) 754-3572            Toll-Free: 1-800-755-2044           Fax: (709) 754-6626

Email: athenahealthcentre@bellaliant.com

Facebook: Athena Health Care Centre Inc.

Mandate: To provide medical care, including abortion, to pregnant individuals in an atmosphere of respect and dignity with an emphasis on reproductive freedom

Target Population: Pregnant individuals of any age.

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • While at the Clinic you will meet with a trained counselor who will explain the procedure, provide birth control information, and give emotional
  • We also provide testing for sexually transmitted infections (STI) including chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B and C (not mandatory) to our abortion
  • Your doctor can refer you to the Clinic, but we prefer that you call us This will give you the chance to ask questions or voice concerns you might have.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador people with MCP are fully insured and therefore do not have to pay for abortion services at this
  • Post-operative teaching is done regarding care after the Printed handouts with relevant information are given to clients.
  • 24-hour emergency contact number available for clients who have any post- operative questions or
  • Prescriptions for birth control are available, and IUD insertions can take place on the day of your procedure, immediately after the pregnancy is
  • 24-hour emergency contact number available for clients who have any post- operative questions or
  • Satellite clinics on the west coast of the
  • Both abortion options are available: Medication abortion (mifegymiso) and aspiration  Also known as Abortion by Pill and Abortion by Suction.
  • Available services for emergency IUD insertions after a contraceptive failure— copper IUDs are far more effective (at 99%+ effective) than Plan B (at 75-89%) for contraceptive failure