Birthparent Help: Resources Available

Locating the information you need regarding adoption can be overwhelming. We have evaluated the resources below and wish to provide you the most helpful information.

Please email us your feedback regarding these resources.

National Resources

Birthmombuds: An online support group for Birthparents.

National Christian Adoption Fellowship: A resource you can trust. Check out stories of women from all walks of life who faced an unplanned pregnancy.

Stand Up Girl: Share the truth about your unplanned pregnancy.

Life Issues Institute: Offers educational information on abortion adoption and other unplanned pregnancy options.

California Resources

Adoptingparents.org: Contains profiles of several potential adopting families. All families are represented by Tim Blied of Schmiesing Blied Stoddart & Mackey, LLP.

Birth Choice: A Pregnancy Crisis Center, which provides pregnancy testing, STD testing, ultrasounds, and education.

CTIS Pregnancy Risk Information (California Teratogen Information Service=CTIS): Information about prescriptive and non-prescriptive drugs, street drugs, alcohol, chemicals, infectious diseases and any other physical agents which may be harmful to an unborn child. Call (800) 532-3749.

Harvest Home: Works together with Social Service agencies and with the community at large, providing vital services to women in crisis pregnancy. We work to transform the lives of women facing an unplanned pregnancy by introducing them to the love of Christ.

Laurel House: A residential home for teenage runaways and youth in crisis. As a shelter care facility, they are available for temporary housing.

Long Beach Rescue Mission: Offers shelter for single women or women with children.

Mary’s Shelter: Serves the community by providing comprehensive residential care in a loving, supportive environment for pregnant minors who are in homeless or other crisis situations and who have committed to carry their babies to full term.

Toby’s House: Embraces pregnant women in crisis, providing a safe, supportive home for them and their young children by promoting vocational and spiritual advancement through counseling, education, prayer and a life-based value system that empowers them to become confident, contributing community members.

Colorado Resources

Birthmothers: A faith-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing unconditional assistance to any woman facing an unplanned pregnancy. Women who have chosen to make an adoption plan, as well as chosen to parent are available to share their experiences with inquiring women. Call (970) 481-4787

Alpha Center: A medical clinic providing support, education and counsel to individuals facing decisions about sexuality, relationship and pregnancy issues. They have served the Larimer County area since 1985, so they are uniquely qualified and experienced to understand what you are going through.

Alternatives Pregnancy Center: Alternatives Pregnancy Center provides assistance to women in pregnancy related crisis. Their free and confidential services include: pregnancy tests, options counseling, limited ultrasound services, community referrals, limited material assistance, pre-and post-natal referrals, adoption referrals, post-abortion counseling, STD testing and treatment for women and success development training. Alternatives has a 24 hour Helpline: 303.295.2288 and  7 offices in the Metro Denver area including a Mobile Testing Clinic, check the website for mobile locations.

Birthline of Loveland: Birthline of Loveland is an independent, Christian, nonprofit (501(c)(3)) organization dedicated to helping pregnant women in utilizing their own resources and helping the community to carry her baby to term and beyond. We accomplish this by offering love, friendship, lay counseling, free and confidential pregnancy testing, referrals to community services, and other material resources.

Life Choices: Offering education, support and healing for sexual life choices.

The Pregnancy Resource Center of Northern Colorado: A Christian, life-affirming organization providing confidential advisement, post-abortion counseling, practical assistance, and parenting, abstinence and relationship education to all individuals in need.

South Carolina Resources

Salvation Army: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Shepherds Gate: Women come to our shelters because of abuse, poverty, abandonment, and/or addiction. While here, clients receive food, shelter, spiritual counseling, access to local human service agencies, educational opportunities, and even more importantly – hope through Jesus Christ. Also, because many are mothers, they receive support and instruction as they care for their children.

Safe Harbor: Safe Harbor helps the victims of domestic violence in Greenville, Anderson, Pickens and Oconee Counties. We have a 24-hour crisis line and provide emergency room support. We offer counseling, legal advocacy and support for clients who stay in the shelters or live in our communities.

A Place For Us Ministries: A Place For Us Ministries is a non-profit, residential Christian program that exists to minister to the physical, spiritual, and emotional needs of girls facing crisis situations.

Birthright: Birthright provides caring, non-judgmental support to girls and women who are distressed by an unplanned pregnancy. We provide friendship and emotional support, free pregnancy testing and maternity and baby clothes. Birthright also gives information and referrals to help clients meet legal, medical, financial, and housing needs. All Birthright services are free, absolutely confidential, and available to any woman regardless of age, race, creed, economic, or marital status.

Piedmont Women’s Center: The mission of Piedmont Women’s Center is to provide excellent medical information and services to women with pregnancy-related needs. Piedmont Women’s Center is a trusted provider of reproductive health care serving the Upstate of South Carolina and surrounding areas. Piedmont Women’s Center is able to provide free pregnancy testing, free pregnancy consultations, and free limited OB ultrasounds at four locations in the Upstate region.

Foothills Pregnancy Care Center: Foothills Pregnancy Center faithfully serves Oconee and Pickens counties by providing options, truth, hope, and love to women, men and families facing a crisis related to pregnancy. Involvement with professional community partners enables Foothills Pregnancy Care Center to provide free laboratory-quality pregnancy testing, free pregnancy options consultations, and free limited OB ultrasounds to women facing unintended pregnancy.

Carolina Pregnancy Center: Carolina Pregnancy Center is a non-profit, non-denominational, non-political organization that is committed to providing compassion, information and support to anyone facing the challenge of unintended pregnancy.

Daybreak Crisis Pregnancy Center: Daybreak Crisis Pregnancy Center designed to counsel and support pregnant women who find themselves in a crisis situation. Daybreak offers free and confidential urine pregnancy tests, and 1 free, non-diagnostic ultrasound. Maternity clothes are available to our clients free of charge. Clients and non-clients can receive an emergency supply of diapers once every 6 months. We provide formula to clients and non-clients on an as-needed basis. For women who are experiencing difficult feelings after an abortion and don’t know where to turn, Daybreak offers a caring, compassionate post-abortion class called Forgiven and Set Free.

Anderson Care Pregnancy Clinic: The Anderson Care Pregnancy Clinic is a Christ-centered non-profit organization committed to providing assistance to those women who believe themselves to be facing an untimely pregnancy. It exists to minister to these women and their families with the love and compassion of Jesus Christ, providing positive, life-affirming alternatives to abortion.