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Mission Statement

MISSION STATEMENT

Tapestry Health is dedicated to being a leader in providing high quality, caring health services and advocacy, for all those who are disenfranchised and under-served, with an emphasis on women and youth.

BELIEF STATEMENTS

1. All women, men and adolescents have the right to be informed about and have access to all safe and effective methods of birth control. All women and adolescents have the right to access safe, legal, affordable options for pregnancy termination as well as childbirth.

2. Services shall be conducted in a culturally sensitive manner that is confidential and non-judgmental, where all decisions rest with the individual.

3. Services will be provided in a manner that emphasizes wellness, individual responsibility, increased awareness of healthy behaviors and support of individuals who take steps to improve their own health.

4. We support an inclusive definition of sexual orientation and gender identity and believe that positive messages about sexual and reproductive freedom and responsibility are fundamental to fostering wellness in our communities.

Description

Throughout the past three decades, Tapestry Health has been a leader in providing high quality, caring health services and advocacy for the people of western Massachusetts. Started in 1973 as the Family Planning Council of Western Massachusetts, the agency changed its name in 1998 to better reflect the diversity of services the agency provides. Today, in addition to family planning and reproductive health care, Tapestry Health provides HIV/AIDS services, needle exchange and harm reduction services, WIC nutritional services, outreach, education, and other community services to over 50,000 people each year in communities across the Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties. Visit www.tapestryhealth.org for more information.

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http://www.tapestryhealth.org

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