Pregnancy Help

The Family Life/Respect Life Office provides referral information for these agencies solely for your information. While the Office supports the assistance these agencies provide with regard to pregnant women, we are not responsible for their policies, the views they express, the products and services they offer, or the content of their materials or websites.

Pregnancy Services

For confidential 24/7 help, call 800-712-HELP, Text “HELPLINE” to 313131 or visit www.optionline.org

Below are local pregnancy centers which assist women facing an unplanned pregnancy and offer or refer for free pregnancy tests, counsel, material & emotional support, medical care (sonograms, etc), educational programs, housing referrals, support groups, etc. Women from any location can be served throughout the Archdiocese.

 

Manhattan

Visitation Mission

New York, NY

(212) 737-0221 or (877) 777-1277

www.visitationcenterus.org

Avail NYC

110 East 40th Street, Suite 706

(212) 689-1705

www.availnyc.org

Offers pregnancy testing and Christian counsel/post abortion care to all New Yorkers facing an unintended pregnancy.

Pregnancy Help, Inc.

229 West 14th Street, NY 10011

(212) 243-7119

www.pregnancyhelp.com

Good Counsel, Inc.
Homes and Hope for Babies and Mothers

Pregnancy Helpline (800) 723-8331

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Bronx

Catholic Guardian Services
Rosalie Hall Maternity Services Program

1780 Grand Concourse, New York, NY 10022

718-228-1515 or (800) 592-HELP

www.catholicguardian.org

Dutchess County

Birthright

769 Main Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

(845) 473-1300
24 hr. hotline 1-800-550-4900

www.birthright.org

Care Net Pregnancy Center of the Hudson Valley

226 Church Street
Poughkeepsie, NY

(845) 471-9284

www.carenetpregnancycenter.com

Birthright(Satellite Office)

818 Rte. 52 Suite 2
Fishkill, NY 12524

(845) 897-2288
24 hr. hotline 1-800-550-4900

www.birthright.org

Orange County

MyChoice Pregnancy Care Center

New Windsor and Port Jervis, NY

(845) 561-3057

www.mychoicepcc.com

Birthright

40 Grove St.
Middletown, NY 10940

(845) 343-3121
24 hr. hotline 1-800-550-4900

www.birthright.org

Tri-State Pregnancy Ctr.

Matamoras, PA (serving Port Jervis, NY – Orange County)

(570) 491-5151

www.tristatepregnancycenter.org

Putnam County

Emmanuel House

Carmel, NY

(914) 393-7208

emmanuelhouseinternational.org

Rockland County

CareNet Pregnancy Center of Rockland

Spring Valley, NY

24-Hour Helpline 1-800-712-HELP

www.carenetrockland.com

Birthright

257 S. Middletown Rd.
Nanuet, NY 10954

(845) 623-9098
24 hr. hotline 1-800-550-4900

www.birthright.org

Staten Island

Crossroad Foundation

1152 Victory Blvd.
Staten Island, NY 10301

(718) 556-3474

www.crossroadfoundation.org

Crisis Pregnancy Center

(718) 667-4357

38 Tenth St.
Staten Island, NY 10306

www.cpcny.org

South Shore

The Elinor Martin Residence for Mother & Child (Pregnancy Care Center, Inc.)

New Rochelle, NY

(914) 235-0505

emr4motherandchild.org

Sullivan County

1st Way Life Center

Monticello, NY

(845) 796-5305

www.1stwaylifecenter.org

Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Center

Liberty, NY

(845) 292-2224

www.sullivancountypregnancysupportcenter.org

Ulster County

Birthright

389 Broadway
Kingston, NY 12401

(845) 331-6564
24 hr. hotline 1-800-550-4900

www.birthright.org

Westchester County

Birthright

826 South St.
Peekskill, NY 10566

(914) 420-5576
24 hr. hotline 1-800-550-4900

www.birthright.org

Life Options

10 St. Joseph’s Ave
Yonkers, NY

(914) 620-4464 / Call for an Appointment

Free pregnancy tests, mentoring, emotional and material support through the first year of child’s life. Phone line is answered 24/7.

Maternity Homes

Supportive living environments or “homes” for pregnant women / more or less structured with programs. Pregnant women generally live there (with or without other children) for a specified amount of time

 

PO = Pregnant Only

P&OC = Pregnant and one or more children already born

SM = Single mothers and not currently pregnant

Good Counsel, Inc.

Any age: PO, P&OC, SM with babies 1-6 weeks old

South Bronx, Spring Valley, Harrison.

(800) 723-8331

www.goodcounselhomes.org

All placements are made through phone. Each home is structured & long-term. Note: Harrison serves those struggling with Drug & Alcohol Addiction &/or Mental Sufferings.

Sisters of Life/Holy Respite

(212) 737-0221 or (877) 777-1277

www.sistersoflife.org/holy-respite

Elinor Martin Residence

18 yrs & over: PO, SM with one child birth to age 1

New Rochelle, NY

914-235-0505

Usually receives women in their 3rd trimester of pregnancy or after birth.

Covenant House – Mother and Child Programs Pregnant Teenagers and Teenage Mothers

Teens to age 21.5 yrs: PO, P&OC, SM

New York City

(212) 613-0300

www.covenanthouse.org/homeless-youth-programs/mother-child-teenage-pregnancy-help

Rosalie Hall

Teens & early 20’s exceptions: PO

Bronx, NY

(718) 920-9800

Very structured program especially able to serve young women with challenging backgrounds; most referrals come through EAU or are court-mandated.

Other Maternity Homes may be available but women are placed there through EAU (Emergency Assistance Unit – Family Shelter) – This is the city family intake center that determines need for shelter and best course of action and then places women.

Other Services

Medical Provider:

Gianna Center

15 East 40th Street, Ste 101
New York, NY

Catholic Health Care for Women, Infertility Concerns, Natural Family Planning, etc. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit www.saintpetershcs.com/GiannaCenter or call (212) 481-1219.

The Gianna Center provides comprehensive gynecologic primary care and specialized fertility and family planning techniques to uncover the causes of infertility for all women. They offer a natural alternative to assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization, in accordance with the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

Emergency Services for Pregnant Women:

 

Abortion Pill Reversal

There is an effective process for reversing the abortion pill, called ABORTION PILL REVERSAL:

www.abortionpillreversal.com

AMT Children of Hope Foundation/Safe Haven Program

panonymous hotline=”” 877-796-hope=”” (4673)

www.amtchildrenofhope.com

A Safe Haven is a designated public place, such as a hospital, firehouse, EMS station or police precinct when a baby can be left, in a safe condition, so that it may be permanently cared for. The goal of the Safe Haven is to accept an infant from a birth mother, get the infant medical care if needed, then put the infant in the adoption process.

Post-Abortion Services

These organizations provide healing services to men and women who have suffered abortion.

Lumina

(718) 881-8008 or (877) 586-4621

www.postabortionhelp.org

Contact Theresa Bonapartis for more information. Lumina provides referrals for peer group support, post–abortion ministers & clergy, professional counselors.

Sisters of Life Hope and Healing after Abortion

Toll free: 866.575.0075 or hopeandhealing@sistersoflife.org

http://www.sistersoflife.org/hope-and-healing-after-abortion

Provide day/weekend retreats, & f/u gatherings.

Respect Life Team


Sr. Virginia Joy, S.V.
Respect Life Director
646.794.3192


Sr. Pia Jude, S.V.
Asst. Respect Life Director
646.794.3195

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