Carolina Abortion Fund

Types of Support

  • Abortion Doula
  • Childcare
  • Financial Assistance
  • Judicial Bypass Support
  • Limited Transportation
  • Lodging

Instructions

If you are getting an abortion in North or South Carolina, the Carolina Abortion Fund may be able to help you pay for it. To get help, first make your appointment at an abortion clinic and then call or text the fund at (855) 518-4603, a toll-free number. CAF provides judicial bypass assistance. If you are a minor, please use our Text ABBY line at (844) 997-2229. We are also able to assist Spanish-speaking callers.

When you call the fund, you will need to know:

  • The date of your appointment
  • The name of your clinic
  • How much your abortion will cost

About Carolina Abortion Fund

The Carolina Abortion Fund (CAF) believes that all people should be able to exercise reproductive self-determination, regardless of their income. CAF believes that abortion is healthcare, and healthcare should be well resourced and accessible to all.

Carolina Abortion Fund (CAF) is a 501c3 nonprofit that was founded in 2011 by a group of clinic defenders who were tired of seeing patients delaying or cancelling their appointments just because they couldn’t afford the full cost out of pocket. The Fund began distributing grants to assist people seeking abortion services in April 2012.

Carolina Abortion Fund's Community

Just a few months after forming in the fall of 2011, the Carolina Abortion Fund was able to begin assisting callers. The fund’s network consists of a board of directors, dedicated volunteers and generous individual donors who all help operate the Fund.

In the spring of 2012, the Carolina Abortion Fund participated in the National Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon for the first time, raising over $18,000 and establishing the fund as an energetic and spirited organization of activists determined to help make choice a reality for women in North Carolina.

In 2013, the Carolina Abortion Fund was one of the top three Abortion Access Bowl-a-Thon fundraisers. They raised over $40,000 in their second year of fundraising, enabling them to help twice the number of weekly callers as the previous year.

The fund’s network consists of a board of directors, a small number of staff, and many dedicated volunteers and generous individual donors who all help operate CAF.

Since CAF’s founding, they have distributed nearly 9 million in funding to North and South Carolinians.

Get Involved

The Carolina Abortion Fund is a nonprofit organization and all individual donor contributions are tax-deductible donations that go to fund abortion care and associated practical support. Please consider making a contribution to help improve abortion access in North Carolina and South Carolina or email [email protected] to schedule your own fundraiser to help support the CAF!

All individual donations go directly to provide financial assistance for abortion services for people in North Carolina and South Carolina.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer for CAF’s toll-free hotline or would like to volunteer in other ways, you can email [email protected] for more information about available opportunities.Stay in touch with the Carolina Abortion Fund by signing up for email updates about news and events like the annual Abortion Access Fund-a-Thon. And don’t forget to follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!

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