Crisis Pregnancies: Helpful Information, Resources, Support and Counseling
Started by Heartbeat International and Care Net, two of the most respected crisis pregnancy center support organizations in the world, Option Line provides free, confidential support through a toll-free phone number, email or live chat and will answer questions regarding pregnancy, STIs, abortion, adoption, parenting, medical referrals, and more; they also connect pregnant women with a nearby pregnancy resource center that offers pregnancy tests. They also provide information for friends, boyfriends, and families of the female dealing with an unexpected pregnancy
This organization is NOT faith based but its website includes information about adoption and other options; pregnancy counseling; financial assistance; help in choosing an adoptive family for the child; and resources for crisis pregnancy. The crisis pregnancy resources include information about the adoption processes, laws, and professionals in each state; assistance in planning the hospital experience; lists of maternity homes; and resources for expectant fathers.
Bethany Christian Services
24 Hour Toll Free Hotline: 1-844-824-6673
Contact Form, Locations, and Instant Message Options here: http://impregnant.bethany.org/contact-us/
Bethany Christian Services is a 501 (c) (3) corporation licensed in more than 30 states and is the nation’s largest adoption agency with over 80 locations. Among the services offered by this non-profit organization are counseling for women with unplanned pregnancies, an embryo adoption program, and orphan care services. Bethany provides unplanned pregnancy support through confidential live chats and text messages; information about pregnancy testing locations; and information about the alternatives to abortion.
The National Life Center
Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-848-LOVE (5683).
The National Life Center is a Christian-based organization that is the parent corporation to the 1st Way Pregnancy Centers across the country. This organization also has a network of associates with which it works, and provides a national toll-free hotline. Hotline workers provide free and confidential guidance and counseling to mothers facing pregnancy. This organization also helps pregnant women find medical, legal or psychological help, shelter, education, and adoption information.
Contact Form: http://www.teenbreaks.com/contact.cfm
This website addresses issues that teenagers face including unplanned pregnancy, hooking up, sexual abuse, cutting, abortion, and adoption. It stresses the permanence of abortion and has extensive information about the consequences of abortion. The website includes first-hand accounts of girls who had abortions performed; first-hand accounts of doctors who used to perform abortions and have now left their old ways to become pro-life advocates; and first-hand accounts of girls whose mothers attempted to abort them but survived. The website also offers information for males dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.
24-Hour Toll Free Hotline: 1-800-550-4900
Birthright provides a 24-hour toll-free phone number for women to receive confidential guidance and support in dealing with their pregnancy. The services offered by Birthright International include free pregnancy testing; advice and support; legal, medical and educational referrals; prenatal information; maternity and baby clothes; housing referrals; social agency referrals; information on other community services; and adoption information.
The Nurturing Network
Toll Free Number: 1-800-TNN-4MOM
The Nurturing Network is an international organization that assists women facing unplanned pregnancy, particularly college and working women. TNN offers help finding prenatal care; advocates for the pregnant woman in her education or professional environment or helps find other options; helps find legal assistance, psychological counseling, adoption assistance, and other forms of support and guidance.
Text: SHELTER to 313131
This website is with a Catholic-based ministry that offers guidance and support through a hotline and e-mail communication. The website helps locate nearby crisis pregnancy centers and offers resources to learn about abortion and other options. This organization has shelters in New Jersey that house mothers for up to one year after their baby is born, free of cost.
This website allows you to find a local pregnancy service provider in your area, including the 250 international affiliates of Heartbeat International.