Healthy New Jersey

Periods (menstruation)


Access to Health Care

Get Covered New Jersey

Get Covered New Jersey is New Jersey's Official Health Insurance Marketplace. It is where individuals and families can easily shop for and buy health coverage, and the only place to receive financial help. 

NJ FamilyCare

NJ FamilyCare is federal and state funded health insurance program created to help qualified New Jersey residents of any age access to affordable health insurance. NJ FamilyCare is for people who do not have employer insurance.

Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is a trusted organization providing reproductive health information, contraception, and menstrual cycle tracking.


Access to Resources

Accessible Period Care

Accessible Period Care is a fiscally sponsored local grassroots initiative that envisions Accessible Period Care For All, in All Restrooms and is on a mission to bring menstrual equity.


BCDB is a nonprofit making birth control options easy to understand, with a research-driven tool to compare 200+ birth control options based on PMS symptoms like acne, cramps, and more. 

Connecting NJ

Connecting NJ provides mothers, fathers, grandparents, and guardians free affordable access to people, organizations, and other sources of information needed to raise healthy children.

Equity, Period

Equity, Period is a statewide menstrual equity coalition.  

Global Women's Health Initiative (GWHI)

GWHI focuses on women's health worldwide and provides resources on menstrual health, hygiene, and access to menstrual products.

I Support the Girls (ISTG) - Central/South Jersey

ISTG is a nonprofit that collects and donates essential items like bras, underwear, and menstrual hygiene products to people in need.

Menstrual Hygiene Day

An annual awareness campaign advocating for menstrual hygiene management globally, providing resources, and promoting discussions around menstruation.

Oasis - Paterson, New Jersey

Oasis carries out educational and social service programs that help women enter and succeed in the workforce and help children flourish academically. They also operate a soup kitchen and provide emergency food, clothing, and basic needs.

Period. The Menstrual Movement

PERIOD. is a global youth-fueled nonprofit that strives to eradicate period poverty and stigma through service, education, and advocacy.

The Flow Initiative

The Flow Initiative is a local organization committed to eradicating period poverty and accelerating access to menstrual health products in Hudson County, New Jersey, and nationwide.

Access to Additional Information

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Women's Health

The CDC provides resources on various women's health issues, including menstrual health and hygiene.

Office of Women's Health (OWH) - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

The OWH offers comprehensive information on women's health topics, including menstruation.

My Black Health

My Black Health provides lesson plans that seek to facilitate conversation among young people, people who may become parents, and people who are already parents, around the topics of Black intergenerational and holistic health, reproductive anatomy and physiology, self-advocacy, and reproductive justice. These lessons are a collaboration between partner organizations with financial support from Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s Fund for the Future program. 

National Health Institutes of Health (NIH) - Women's Health

The NIH offers research-based information on women's health, covering menstrual health, disorders, and related topics.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

ACOG is a professional organization that represents obstetricians and gynecologists in the United States. Their website provides information on a wide range of women's health issues, including menstrual health.

The Menstrual Health Hub

The Menstrual Health Hub is a global platform that brings together organizations, researchers, and advocates working on menstrual health issues. Their website provides a range of resources and information on menstrual health, including research, policy, and advocacy.

The National Women's Health Network

The National Women's Health Network is a nonprofit organization that focuses on women's health advocacy and education. Their website provides information on a range of women's health issues, including menstrual health and menstrual equity.

Women, Infants, and Children Program

WIC is a public health nutrition program that provides wholesome food, nutrition education and community support for eligible women who are pregnant and post-partum with infants and children up to age 5 years.

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