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Rachel's Vineyard  

Rachel's Vineyard weekend retreats offer a supportive and confidential environment where men and women can reconcile post-abortive emotions and begin a process of healing. Call 866-482-LIFE.


Pregnancy Resources

If you are in need of specialized support for pregnant and post-abortive women, the following helpful links are provided to assist you. The Nurturing Network does not control or endorse the content, information or services offered on these sites. They are offered as a convenience in your search for individualized resources that will hopefully meet your unique needs.



America’s Pregnancy Helpline provides education and information about the things most women want to know concerning pregnancy. The site is particularly geared for teenagers and young adults. Call 800-672-2296.



Bethany is an adoption agency whose care extends to women and families struggling with unplanned pregnancy and infertility. Call 800-BETHANY.



Birthright offer love, friendship and support to pregnant women and helps them to make a realistic plan for the future. Call 800-550-4900.



Care Net is an affiliation of pregnancy care centers that provide support compassion, hope and help to women and men facing pregnancy decisions. Their “Find A Pregnancy Center” online research tool is easy to use. Call 877-791-5475.



The Catholic Charities network is made up of numerous independent, local agencies and institutions across the nation. Their community-based programs and services provide help and create hope for those in need regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds. provides resources for single mothers including housing, moving, single parenting, child care and mothering in order to make parenting a child alone easier, healthier and more secure.



Gabriel Network volunteers offer housing and other practical resources for pregnant women in Maryland and Washington, DC through teams of church based volunteers. Call 800-ANGEL-OK.




Good Counsel provides homes and hope for mothers and babies. Their life skills program is designed to reduce homelessness. Call 800-723-8331.




The Gladney Center is a program offering adoption and maternity services for children, adoptive families and birth parents. They operate both domestically and internationally. Call 800-GLADNEY.



The Heidi Group connects girls and women facing an unplanned pregnancy with a range of resources in Texas. Call 512-255-2088.



Home Based Working Moms is a professional association and online community of parents who work at home and those who would like to.


  The National Council For Adoption provides general information on adoption as well as offering guidelines for deciding to adopt and taking the first steps. They can provide contact information for adoption agencies and attorneys. Call 703-299-6633.


  National Life Center is the parent organization of 1st Way Life Centers. They offers support, guidance and a variety of services to girls and women who suspect that they might be pregnant. Call 800-848-LOVE.



Option Line offers support and services for women who are pregnant. The research tool on the Option Line website helps a pregnant woman find resources in her area based on ZIP code. The staff can be also be reached by texting HELPLINE to #313131. A link to initiate a CHAT is also available on the website. offers a variety of information and articles of special interest to single mothers.



The Sisters of Life is a contemplative/active religious community in New York, Colorado and Canada founded for the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of all human life. The provision of practical resources for women experiencing an unplanned pregnancy is one component of their service mission.


The Sunshine Lady Foundation invests in organizations and programs dedicated to the advancement of education for disadvantaged individuals. The Women’s Independence Scholarship Program is one aspect of their services.



Teen Mother Choices is a Christian organization who purpose is to empower teenage mothers to become independent, functioning members of society while giving their children the best possible life start. Call 847-826-8336.



The YWCA is dedicated to eliminating racism and domestic violence, empowering women and promoting peace, freedom and dignity for all. “Find a Y” link on their website is helpful research tool.


Post Abortion Healing Resources


The National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing consults on the formation of post-abortion support services including Project Rachel. They provide training for care providers and maintain a national referral service for those seeking assistance in reconciling an abortion experience. Call 800-5WE-CARE.



The PATH Christian ministry provides support for for individuals suffering post abortion trauma. It seeks to help them grieve their loss and reconcile themselves with others and God. Call 404-717-5557.



Project Rachel is an outreach of the Catholic Church that is open to anyone who is struggling with an abortion loss. It offers help to women and men, parents, grandparents, siblings, friends and others whose lives have been impacted by an abortion loss. A research tool on their web site permits a search by state for the closest office.