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The following organizations assist women facing an unplanned pregnancy and offer or refer for free pregnancy tests, counseling, material & emotional support, medical care, educational programs, housing, support groups.

 

Greater New York Area (as of February, 2011)


MATERNITY SERVICES AVAILABLE
The following organizations assist women facing an unplanned pregnancy and offer or refer for free pregnancy tests, counseling, material & emotional support, medical care, educational programs, housing, support groups.  *Please note: 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.  
 

  • Catholic Guardian Society and Home Bureau 1011 First Ave., NYC Hotline: 1-800-592-HELP. The CHB is an affiliated agency of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York (adoption services available).
     

  • Sisters of Life Visitation Mission http://sistersoflife.org/vm.html
    (212) 737-0221 or (877) 777-1277

     

    • click here to view a video clip of the Sisters of Life helping a woman in need:  http://netny.net/currents/video/stories/the-sisters-of-life-103009/

     

  • Midtown Pregnancy Support Center www.mpsc.org  104 E.40th St. Suite 706, NYC (212) 689-1705 Offers Christian pregnancy/post-abortion counseling specially suited to professional women.
     

  • Pregnancy Help, Inc. www.pregnancyhelp.com  233 West 14th Street, NYC (212) 243-7119
     

  • Life Center of New York 6802 5th Ave, Brooklyn NY (718) 748-4992.  Tries having at least 1 Spanish-speaking counselor available @ all times.
     

  • Catholic Charities of Bklyn/Queens Brooklyn NY (718) 625-7800 Also in Jackson Heights NY.
     

  • Boro Pregnancy Counseling Center www.bpcc.org Flushing, NY (718) 961-4357
     

  • Life Center of Long Island  www.lifecenterli.org  Deerpark (631)243-2373,  Massapequa (516) 798-9100, and Hepstead (516) 408-6300.
     

  • Crossroad Foundation cross_road_foundation@hotmail.com  Staten Is NY (718) 667-6035.
     

  • Pregnancy Care Center www.pregnancycarecenter.net 466 Main Street, New Rochelle NY (914) 235-9535
     

  • CareNet of Rockland www.carenetrockland.com  2 Pearlman Drive, Ste L9 Spring Valley NY (845) 352-6074
     

  • My Choice Pregnancy Care Center www.mychoicepcc.com 388 Blooming Grove Tpk, New Windsor, NY (845) 294-1812
     

  • Sullivan County Pregnancy Support Ctr. 155 N. Main St. Liberty, NY (845) 292-2224
     

  • The Care Center www.freepregnancyhelp.com or www.teencarecenter.com  Islandia, NY (631) 630-9779
     

  • Birthright www.birthright.org or call 1(800) 550 – 4900 for one of several locations throughout NY including Carmel, Fishkill, Middletown, Nanuet, Ossining, Peekskill, and Poughkeepsie.
     

  • Tri-State Pregnancy Ctr. Matamoras, PA (serving the Port Jervis, NY area)  (570) 491-5151
     

  • The Nurturing Network www.nurturingnetwork.org 1-800-TNN-4MOM. Nationwide resources specially suited to assist vulnerable pregnant working women and students (ages 18+)

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MATERNITY HOMES
The following Maternity Homes offer a place to live for teens &/or women: pregnant only [PO] , pregnant & with one or more children already born [P&OC] , or single mothers not currently pregnant [SM].

     

  • Covenant House [Teens to age 21.5 yrs: PO, P&OC, SM] NYC 212-613-0300

  • New York Foundling Hospital [Teens: PO] NYC (212) 886-4073

  • Rosalie Hall [Teens & early 20’s exceptions : PO] Bronx NY (718) 920-9800. Contact: Sr. Ellen Hunt. Very structured program specially able to serve young women with challenging backgrounds; most referrals come through EAU or are court-mandated.

  • Angela House [18 & over: SM with 1 child ,birth to age 5] Bronx NY 718-231-7592

  • Good Counsel, Inc. [any age: PO, P&OC, SM with babies 1-6 weeks old] www.goodcounselhomes.org Five locations in NY: South Bronx, Staten Island, Spring Valley, Poughkeepsie, Harrison. All placements through Hotline 1-800-723-8331. Each home is structured & long-term. Note: Harrison serves those struggling with Drug & Alcohol Addiction &/or Mental Sufferings.

  • Mitty Residence [18 & over: PO, P&OC, SM] Bronx NY (718) 365-3299 All referrals from the Emergency Assistance Unit (EAU) at 1511 East 151 St, Bronx NY.

  • Angel Guardian Home [Teens only: SM] Brooklyn NY 718-638-7424

  • Missionaries of Charity [18 & over: PO, P&OC] Brooklyn NY 718-453-7428.

  • St. Francis Residence [18 & over: PO, P&OC, SM with babies to 3 months old] Brooklyn NY 718-855-8861 Normally receives women in their 3rd trimester of pregnancy; the usual length of stay is 1year from entrance.

  • Seton Residence [18 & over: PO, P&OC, SM] Brooklyn NY (718) 518-8302 All referrals from the Emergency Assistance Unit (EAU) at 1511 East 151 St, Bronx NY

  • Elinor Martin Residence [18 & over: PO, SM with one child birth to age 1] White Plains, NY. Contact the Pregnancy Care Center: 914-235-9535 Usually receives women in their 3rd trimester of pregnancy or after birth.

  • Momma’s House [P , P&OC,SM] Wantaugh, NY (516) 781-8637 (Has several Homes on Long Island).

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POST–ABORTION SERVICES AVAILABLE
These organizations provide healing services to men and women who have suffered abortion
 

  • Lumina www.postabortionhelp.org  (718) 881-8008 or (877) 586-4621 Contact: Theresa Bonapartis  Provides referrals for peer group support, post–abortion ministers & clergy, professional counselors.

  • Sisters of Life Entering Canaan Mission http://www.flrl.org/EnteringCanaan.htm  (718) 881-8008 or (877) 586-4621 for Day/Weekend Retreats, & f/u Gatherings.

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This Maternity Services List is published by

Archdiocese of New York

Family Life / Respect Life Office

1011 First Ave 7th FL

New York, NY 10022

(212) 371-1000 x 3185

Sr. Lucy Marie, S.V.
Respect Life Coordinator
 sr.lucy.marie@archny.org
646.794.3192 

 

   

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