Marie Stopes Cape Town: safe and legal abortions
Marie Stopes offers three conveniently located centres in Cape Town for women who are considering terminating their pregnancies. In South Africa, you have the right to a legal abortion up to 20 weeks into a pregnancy.
The Marie Stopes centres in Cape Town are staffed by compassionate and highly trained medical professionals, which means you get the same level of care as you would at a private doctor or hospital. We don’t question your choices or try to change your mind; we’re simply here to provide safe, dependable care without passing criticism or judgement. That’s why so many women turn to us during this challenging time.
Never choose an illegal abortion provider
Usually, abortion services that you see advertised on flyers around your neighbourhood are illegal services. They’re provided by people who are not qualified doctors, and/or aren’t legally authorised to provide terminations. Using their services could result in serious illness, permanent damage to your reproductive system or, in extreme cases, even death.
Remember: abortion is legal in South Africa, so there is no reason to ever visit an illegal service provider. If you have passed the 20-week mark, there are other options available to you, which we’ll talk you through and help you to understand.
Read more about Marie Stopes’ safe, legal abortion services.
Why can you trust Marie Stopes Cape Town
Marie Stopes has provided safe and non-judgemental abortion services to South African women for more than 20 years. These services, performed in a comforting and medically sound environment, have helped countless people to make the right choices about their lives, and to create brighter futures for themselves and their families.
Whether you’re wanting to terminate a pregnancy or are seeking advice, information or a caring ear, we’re here to help. Our centres are open from Mondays to Saturdays, and you can also contact our helpline on 0800 11 77 85.
View Our Safe Abortion Guide
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Marie Stopes has 14 centres across South Africa, to make an appointment for a safe abortion book online or call us on 0800 11 77 85.
Other centres that offer safe abortion
Cape Town Center Address991 Bree Street, Cape Town 8001 CBD/central town, opposite Cape Heritage Hotel, at corner of Bree and Shortmarket St.
Cape Town Center Hours
Monday – Friday: 07h00-16h30
Please call us on 0800 11 77 85 to confirm your local centre’s Saturday schedule.
Sundays and Public Holidays: Closed