Being young and pregnant can be a very frightening time. But as hard and as confusing as it can be, there are always people who want to help in any way they can. We have many resources available to young women looking for help. Review our resources or feel free to contact us at any time – our doors are open to you.
If you or someone you know is pregnant and needs assistance, the organizations below are eager to help.
If you have any questions you can email a trained and certified advocate directly at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Brief overview: “For Choices, For Answers, For Women.” The Clarity Clinic provides free and confidential services. These services include medical (pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, consultations, etc.), educational (sexual health, seminars, etc.) and individual (consultations, first steps-earn while you learn, etc.).
221 W. 9th St.
Dubuque, IA 52001
Brief overview: Free pregnancy testing; confidential; prenatal information; maternity and baby clothes; housing referrals; adoption information; options available based on one-on-one contact; information on other community services, friendship, and emotional support.
MARY’S INN MATERNITY HOME
P.O. Box 3338
Dubuque, IA 52004
Brief overview: Mary’s Inn is a maternity home dedicated to the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of single pregnant mothers and their developing babies. It is a safe haven where they can stay while learning the skills they need to make a better life for themselves and their babies.
Contact Bev Petty: Regional Coordinator
Brief overview: The Gabriel Project offers an outreach to women who are pregnant and in need of an advocate, assigning expectant mothers an individual volunteer to assess each personal situation’s needs. The Gabriel Project aims to walk beside the mother during and after her pregnancy. Staff can assist or refer clients with medical, housing, food, transportation, employment, and counseling needs. They can also help with purchases of practical items for mother and baby, household repair, financial counseling and many other services.
STEPPING STONES – MENTORING FOR MOMS
Brief overview: Stepping Stones works with clients from the time they are pregnant until their children are three years old, mentoring them biweekly, showing them God’s love, and working through curriculum that fits their specific needs. They are able to assist clients to meet their parenting, personal, and spiritual needs.