Oral contraceptive pill? Intrauterine device (IUD)? Contraceptive injection? Vaginal ring? Patch? Condom? What are the different methods of birth control?

Not only do the nurses at the Health Services can help you explore your options and answer your questions, they can also prescribe the birth control method that will best meet your needs!

You may also find reliable information online at:

A nice online tool created by Sex&U to help you and your health care provider determine the method that’s best for you.

Useful tool on contraception in general, brought to you by The Society of Obstetricians
and Gynaecologists of Canada and

However, don’t forget that the condom is the only contraception method that also offer protection against Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)!

Where can you get a prescription for birth control?

Dawson College Health Services
(514) 931-8731 ext. 1206
Room 2D.2
For current Dawson students ONLY

Teenage Health Unit
(514) 340-8242
5790 Côte-des-Neiges, 2nd floor
* 19 years old and younger only *

Westmount Square Medical Center
(514) 934-2334 ext. 392
Suite C-180

CLSC Metro
(514) 934-0354
1801 de Maisonneuve W., suite 300 (Guy metro, exit St-Mathieu)
* You need to present yourself Monday to Friday at 7:30 a.m.*

Clinique Réseau Intrégrée Universitaire (CRIU)
(514) 340-8311
5858 Côte-des-Neiges Road, 5th floor

Clinique Medicale Metro Medic
(514) 932-2122
1253 Guy Street (Below Ste-Catherine)

La Clinique A
(514) 787-0055
407, McGill Street, suite 900
*This is a semi-private clinic. Please inform yourself of fees that may be charged*

Please call for information on how to access a doctor to get a birth control prescription.

Last Modified: June 19, 2019