Usl Toscana Nord Ovest
Counseling centers offer free and direct access to services of reception, assistance and care for the protection of women's health at any age, and in particular during pregnancy and the first months of motherhood, the protection of health and quality of children's life during childhood and adolescence and the development of conscious and responsible choices regarding procreation and parenthood.
At the counseling center are offered medical, obstetrical, psychological, social and educational (individual and group) consultations for the following paths.
Beneficiaries have access to the multidisciplinary ICARE project after an informative, cognitive and motivating contact, in accordance with the agreement between the consultancy service and CAS/SPRAR.
On the basis of emerging needs, they will be directed to the most appropriate pathway with the members of the multi-professional team.
Preconception visits, pregnancy visits, prescription of all the tests required for pregnancy, obstetrical and psychological consultations, accompanied by a social worker.
Counseling, information, visits, diagnostic tests, prescription, promotion of free contraception, as per the resolution of the Tuscany Region.
Listening service and care of the discomfort of the emotional and relational sphere, psychological counseling, psychotherapy, networking with services in the area.
Violence and Abuse
Prevention, emergence, support and care, in particular the taking in charge with targeted responses to needs and emerging issues and identification of next projects.
Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy
Women who believe or know they are pregnant and do not want to carry the pregnancy to term can request an appointment at the counseling center for an interview regarding the Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Prevention, surveillance and prophylaxis of sexually transmitted diseases, promotion of healthy lifestyles, medical advice, request for diagnostic tests and treatment.
Female Genital Mutilation
Gynecological counseling, diagnosis, psychological counseling, connection with regional reference centers.
Prevention and promotion of healthy lifestyles
Group and/or individual interventions with the aim of identifying risk behaviors and promoting healthy lifestyles in a network with local services and/or hospitals.
Screening for oncological pathologies
Consultation, information and support, pap smear test, breast examination including teaching self-palpation, prescription of diagnostic tests.
Activities to support parenthood and help in facing the difficulties related to this role.
Welcoming, listening, understanding and response to the needs of adolescents and young people in their developmental phase.