The legal situation of abortion
Abortion in Northern Ireland
Abortion is legal in Northern Ireland but only in exceptional circumstances. Most women from Northern Ireland who decide to have an abortion travel to England for a private abortion. fpa counsellors in Northern Ireland can provide you with information about clinics in England when you have a non-directive counselling session. This information will not be given over the phone.
On this website you will also find adresses abroad and how to get there.
fpa in Northern Ireland also offers a counselling service for women who have had an abortion. Any woman who has had an abortion can use the service, regardless of her age, or where or when she had the abortion.