Yes, you can get birth control without your parents knowing. Health care professionals have to respect your right to confidentiality, and cannot contact your parents without your permission. (The only exception is if your healthcare provider thinks you are at risk of harm or abuse, they need to report it to the proper authorities.)
Many youth clinics will do walk-in visits and start you on birth control at that time. You can use our clinic finder to see what is offered at the clinics near you – click on “clinic details” to see if they offer birth control and if you need an appointment.
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