Crisis Pregnancy Centers
Crisis pregnancy centers typically provide women with the following free services: pregnancy tests, caring and confidential counseling from trained professionals, medical referrals, abortion and adoption information, information about medical insurance or government assistance, temporary shelter, and much more.
The following sampling of networks focused on crisis pregnancies is provided as a time-saving help to you to begin to find further information. You also can likely find a crisis pregnancy center near you in the yellow pages of your local phonebook (e.g., under "Abortion Alternatives" or "Pregnancy Counseling."
Note: Descriptions are from the organizations' web sites, and inclusion on this list does not represent an endorsement by the Christian Medical Association.
Bethany Christian Services
"If you'd like to meet with a counselor, we have more than 70 locations in the United States. If you would like, we will help you connect with someone in your community who can continue to provide you with counseling, support, and guidance free-of-charge. We can also help you get medical care, legal aid, or even a place to live during your pregnancy."
Counseling: 1-800-BETHANY "For immediate, confidential counseling, call toll-free, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. When you call, an experienced, caring counselor will listen and answer all of your questions. We'll help you explore your options without any pressure, with respect for your decision."
901 Eastern Ave NE
P.O. Box 294
Grand Rapids, MI 49501-0294
"Provides caring, non-judgmental support to girls and women who are distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. Using our own resources and those of the community, Birthright provides positive and loving alternatives to abortion. Birthright provides friendship and emotional support, free pregnancy tests, and maternity and baby clothes. Birthright also provide info and referrals to help clients meet legal, medical, financial, and housing needs. It is the right of every pregnant woman to give birth, and the right of every child to be born."
Pregnancy Hotline: 800-550-4900
Locate Birthright office: 800-550-4900
Birthright U.S.A. National Office
P.O. Box 98363
"Supports a network of over 600 pregnancy centers across the United States and Canada. These centers offer free pregnancy tests, peer-counseling, post abortion support and other practical help to women and men facing pregnancy related concerns. Our focus is women in need."
Toll-free Helpline: 800-395-HELP (800-395-4357)
Business line: 703-478-5661
109 Carpenter Drive, Suite 100
Sterling, VA 20164
"We welcome visitors who are directors, staff members, volunteers, board members, donors, and those who work with organizations that serve the CPC community such as publishers, writers, authors, speakers etc."
P.O. Box 462119
Garland, TX 75043
"This Web site is used by pregnancy resource directors to receive free resources and training for the Option Ultrasound Program. Visitors also receive information and statistics about abortion and contraception."
c/o Focus on the Family
8605 Explorer Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
"An interdenominational Christian association of life-affirming pregnancy resource centers, medical clinics, maternity homes and nonprofit adoption agencies. Our mission is to create an environment where every human heart is cherished and protected – within the womb and within strong families. We currently serve over 760 affiliates in 48 states, Canada and 22 countries overseas, providing them with the education, training and support they need to serve daily on the front-line of the fight for life."
Worldwide Directory: "Lists approximately 4800 life-affirming organizations and agencies (3,400 in the USA and 1,400 outside the USA) that provide services to individuals and families needing help due to an unplanned pregnancy or needing support following an abortion (including crisis/resource centers, adoption agencies, maternity homes, professional social services).
665 E. Dublin-Granville RD, Suite 440
Columbus, OH 43229
National Life Center
"Provides compassionate, non-judgmental guidance and counseling to thousands of mothers facing pregnancy and has helped save the lives of half a million babies. The National Life Center receives an average of 3000 calls a month and upwards of 40,000 calls a year and no call is more important than the one YOU make. Our mission to see that the pregnant girl or woman is able to bring her child to term in good health. Every pregnant women or girl deserves to deliver her baby with peace of mind and in dignity. Each woman who calls is treated with respect, dignity and kindness. Complete confidentially is guaranteed and our services are free."
National hotline counseling: 800-848-LOVE
686 North Broad Street
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Pregnancy Centers Online
This site offers one of the largest listing of pregnancy help centers on the internet.
The Nurturing Network
"Volunteer members provide practical, life-saving services to women facing the crisis of an unplanned pregnancy. The network includes over 32,000 volunteers in 50 states and 25 nations. The objective is to ensure that every woman knows that the resources she needs in order to continue her pregnancy are available by calling the Network's toll free number: 1-800-TNN-4MOM. Volunteer members form an extensive employment, medical, educational, counseling and residential network which enables a mother to continue the life of her unborn child without sacrificing her own hopes and dreams."
P.O. Box 1489
White Salmon, WA 98672