Funded abortion treatment for women

from Northern Ireland

Women from Northern Ireland (NI) can now access free abortion care in England. BPAS operates the booking system for NI women requiring treatment. 

Telephone the number below to make an appointment with a funded UK abortion provider  (BPAS, MSI and NUPAS). You will be offered the most appropriate appointment based on your needs.  

To make a booking call 0333 234 2184

To qualify for free care you must:

1. reside in NI (with a BT postcode), and
2. be registered with a NI GP (with a BT postcode).

You must supply the above detail to receive funded treatment (we will not contact your GP unless you say we can).

Please mention when booking if it is difficult for you to fund the cost of your travel and accommodation.  You will be asked to complete this declaration and we will assess whether you are eligible for help with  your expenses - see below for more detail.

Claiming Travel Expenses

Travel will be funded if you have an income of less than £15,276, or are in receipt of any of the following benefits:

  • Universal Credit
  • Housing Benefit for rent
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Income Support

Those meeting travel funding criteria will have companion travel funded too. For those under 18 years of age, travel is assessed on parent eligibility (if travelling with a parent).

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