St. Augustine Foundation [SAF]: SAF is a registered 501©3 not-for-profit corporation located at 538 Riverdale Ave., Yonkers, N.Y. 10705. SAF and its assumed name Catholic Couples NFP [CCNFP] are not designed to nor do they provide medical advice, professional diagnosis, opinion, treatment, or medical services to you or to any individual. Through this site and linkages to other sites and personal sessions, SAF and CCNFP provide general information for educational purposes only. The information provided on this site, or through linkages to other sites or personal sessions, is not a substitute for medical or professional care, and you should not use the information in place of a visit, call, consultation, or the advice of your physician or other healthcare providers.
The CCNFP No-Cost Program: CCNFP offers a no-cost program to teach natural family planning [NFP] to Catholic Married Couples and certain other Catholics. [Please see the definition of Catholic Married Couples]. There are no charges for our teaching program. CCNFP does not sell any products or services and does not refer the name of any couples to anyone other than MyCatholicDoctor [MCD]. MCD will bill health plans if the Catholic individual or couple is eligible. CCNFP will refer to MCD, for teaching NFP only if there are no costs and no co-pays that the Catholic individual or couple must pay for the CCNFP No-Cost Program. CCNFP does not provide Basal Body Temperature thermometers, hormonal monitors, or urine strips, but we do try to advise you of the best prices. If MCD is unable to qualify the couples referred by CCNFP, then CCNFP will provide the teaching at no cost.
IF YOU BELIEVE YOU HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY, YOU SHOULD IMMEDIATELY CALL 911 OR YOUR PHYSICIAN. If you believe you have any other health problem, or if you have any questions regarding your health or a medical condition, you should promptly consult your physician or other healthcare providers. Never disregard medical or professional advice, or delay seeking it, because of something you read on this site or a linked website or heard in a personal session. Never rely on the information on this website in place of seeking professional medical advice. You should also ask your physician or other healthcare providers to assist you in interpreting any information on this website or on the linked websites, or in applying the information to your individual case.
Center for Disease Control: There is no method of contraception, birth control, or natural family planning that is 100% effective. Therefore, neither SAF, CCNFP nor any other plan or contraception method can guaranty the avoidance or achievement of pregnancy. For the method and typical use effectiveness of natural family planning methods, please consult the U.S. CDC.