What if I want an abortion but am in a juvenile detention center?

You still have the right to an abortion. You also have the right to other reproductive health services.

Your detention facility must

  • help you get the services you want,
  • allow you to contact a clinic or other outside agency, and
  • help arrange for your services, provide transportation, and help you pay for the abortion.

If you have problems getting pregnancy or abortion services while you are in detention, talk to your lawyer, court-appointed guardian, or another adult.