Abortion Information

We believe you deserve to make the best-informed decision, so it is important for you to ask questions and explore options. While we do not provide abortion services or referrals for abortion, our trained staff is ready to answer your questions and accurate information abortion and the options you have for your pregnancy in Louisiana.

Call 504-227-9090 or send a form below to request a confidential, cost-free pregnancy test.

Abortion Restrictions in Louisiana

  1. It is against the law for anyone to make you have an abortion.
    (If anyone is trying to force you to have an abortion, contact your local state law enforcement to receive protection from threatened violence or coercion.)
  2. Forcing a minor to have an abortion is considered child abuse.(If this is happening to you, contact the Louisiana Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS) at or by calling the Child Protection Hotline 24/7 at (885) 4LA-KIDS [885-452-5437]
  3. The father of your child is required by law to provide child support, even if he does not want to parent.  DCFS can help locate the father and help with paternity results.  (For more information visit or call the customer service center at 1(888) LAHELPU [888-524-3578]
  4. All methods of abortion are currently banned with exceptions only in cases of lethal fetal anomalies or where the mother’s life or health is severely endangered by her pregnancy.

Call 504-227-9090 or fill out the form below, we can set up your appointment to answer questions you have and help you learn more about your options.

“A Women’s Right to Know” – Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

Westbank Pregnancy Center

539 Lafayette Street
Gretna, LA 70053


Mon. Tue. Thu. 9 am – 4 pm

Wed. 10 am – 5 pm

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If you, or someone you love is facing an unplanned pregnancy and are in need of assistance, information regarding your options, counseling to advise you through these times, or community resource referrals, we are here to help you. Call 504-227-9090, or fill out the contact form and someone will get in touch with you as soon as possible.