THE PINK LOTUS PROJECT
HOPE Clinic recognizes the great need to address teen pregnancy and repeat teen-pregnancy in our community. In 2013 HOPE started a project called “The Pink Lotus Project” to provide a safe environment of care for teenage girls who need gynecological or obstetric care.
This project is a collaboration between the pediatric and the OBGYN departments in an effort to prevent teen pregnancies in our community and increase early entry in to prenatal care. The program is championed by Dr. Hillary Boswell , MD and will be open throughout the week and one Saturday a month.
The lotus in China is representative of cleanliness and creativity in adverse surroundings; It also symbolizes the flower rising above the obstacles of daily life to a higher state of being.
As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), HOPE receives HHS funding and Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.
HOPE Clinic is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Public Health Service employee under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n).