Clinic 554

We are sad to say that abortion care ended in Clinic 554 on January 31st, 2024.

Our FAQ page has information about abortion access and resources, and our phone line will be open until February 29th to provide information and help navigate systems

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a doctor's referral or approval to get a surgical abortion in NB?

No. You can call a healthcare facility directly and ask for abortion care. We don't need to provide an explanation or to prove our case anymore.

Where can I get an abortion?

Medication & surgical abortions are provided in the following hospitals:

Chaleur Regional Hospital (Bathurst) 506-544-4150

Dr Georges L Dumont University Hospital Centre (Moncton) 506-869- 2770

Moncton City Hospital (Moncton) 1-844-806-9205

Medication abortions are available in community health centers in St. John, Moncton and Fredericton. For the most up-to-date provincial access for medication abortions, call Horizon's Health Sexual Health Line at 506-453-5379

What's the difference between a medication abortion and a procedural abortion?

Procedural abortions refer to surgical abortions. Go to our Medication vs Surgical Abortion page for information about the two methods.

What if I'm past 14 weeks?

Moncton City Hospital sometimes goes past 14 weeks. You can call them and self-advocate for timely care: 1-844-806-9205

If you can't get care in one of the three hospitals in NB, you would need to go out of province for abortion care. Call Action Canada's Access Line at 1-888-642-2725 during the hours of 9:00AM and 9:00PM EST. Voicemails can be left after hours and will be returned the following day. It is also possible to Text 613-800-6757 or email: They have a non judgemental, knowledgeable team working hard to connect people with abortion providers when there are none nearby. They provide logistical and financial support for travel.

How much do abortions cost?

Medication and procedural/surgical abortions are free if you have a Medicare Card.

If you don't have a Medicare Card, the cost could range from $400-$3000, depending on the method and where you go. The Mahdu Varma Migrant Justice Centre ( is an excellent resource for migrant workers and asylum seekers. You can email them at Action Canada is also a great resource that can help International Students, visitors, and those without Medicare. They can help you access funding for procedures and transportation.

I'm pregnant and not sure if I should have an abortion or not. Is there someone who I can talk to?

If you are pregnant and unsure how to feel or what to do next, or you want to talk about a past or current experience with abortion, adoption, parenting, infertility or pregnancy loss, you can call All-Options Talkline at 1-888-493-0092 from anywhere in the United States or Canada. The All-Options Talkline is staffed by volunteer peer-counselors. For more information go to:

The National Abortion Federation (NAF) has a self-directed guide available at called "Unsure About Your Pregnancy? A Guide to Making the Right Decision For you". This guide helps some people gather their thoughts and reflect on what is most important for them at this time.

Who do I call and yell at about not having abortion services in Fredericton, the long wait time to get an appointment for an abortion, and no longer having the option to go to a stand-alone clinic (not a hospital) where I can feel more comfortable?

You can call or write a letter to your local MLA. You can copy so they know about the calls for action MLAs are receiving.

How do I get involved in getting abortions back in Fredericton and in clinics or supporting those who need help accessing care?

The following organizations support abortion access in Canada

Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada

Nation-wide pro-choice group,devoted to ensuring abortion rights and access.

Abortion Support Services Atlantic

Non-medical support to anyone seeking abortion care in the Atlantic provinces (emotional support, rides, gas cards, arranging accommodation)

Facebook @abortionsupportatlantic

Reproductive Justice NB

Advocacy and education to support reproductive justice in NB

Facebook @RJNB.JRNB

Twitter @ReproJusticeNB