CAPE is an IUD sexual health clinic in Edmonton that openly explores conversations around birth control, sexual health, and gender-affirming care. We work with people who have uteruses to support them to make informed decisions about their own health and body.
We provide accessible IUD and Nexplanon insertions and removals for free or a significantly reduced price for anyone who does not have the funding or financial resources to afford one - including (but not limited to) newcomers to Canada, those who are experiencing unstable housing, those who use substances, the 2SLGBTQ+ community, students, and youth.
We are an entirely volunteer-run team. We all have a passion for helping individuals with uteruses who are in need of sexual healthcare services but do not have the resources.
Our doctor has several years of IUD insertion experience and all of our staff are committed to the best outcome and future of our patients.
If you want safe, effective, long lasting contraception, an IUD may be a good choice for you if any of the following are true for you:
You are looking for a long-term effective birth control option
You worry about where to keep birth control pills
You worry about being able to renew a birth control prescription
You find it hard to remember to take a birth control pill at the same time every day
You worry about the amount of hormones in birth control pills
You don't always have the option of using a condom
You want to control or eliminate painful or heavy periods
You want easily reversible birth control that will not harm your future fertility
You wish to stop your periods for gender affirming reasons
You are looking for emergency contraception and it is within 5 days of unprotected sex.
Located in the heart of the city on Jasper Avenue, we are easily accessible from all major bus routes. Due to COVID, Nexplanon and IUD consults/insertions are presently being done by Dr. Hoffart and her team at Shifa Medical Clinic 101-4222 Gateway BLVD (beside Nando's/Volcano/LA Fitness).
If you have a family doctor or access to a walk-in clinic, please have your doctor fax a consult to Dr. Hoffart at 780-487-7713. If you don't have access to a family doctor or would like to ask us questions, feel free to self-refer by using our online contact form page or calling 780-990-9079. All inquiries are strictly confidential.
We are unable to provide other ob-gyn services, pregnancy terminations, or prenatal care. We can provide referrals to these services as needed.