PREGNANT? NEED HELP?

Please do not hesitate to contact us at respectlife@hcrosschurch.org or 301-942-1020. In the meantime, the information below may be useful to you.

Sanctuaries for Life:  A network of medical, tangible, emotional, and spiritual assistance to women who make a life-affirming decision after facing an unintended pregnancy. Help is provided in coordinating affordable prenatal/ labor delivery care and linking to other support services such as food, rental/utility assistance, housing, and mentoring.  301-441-1472

Montgomery County Maternity Partnership: Provides prenatal care for low-income, uninsured women - 311

State of Maryland Children’s Health Program:  Provides free or low-cost health care for children from birth to age 19 and for pregnant women of any age who are low income and uninsured. 1-800-456-8900

Women, Infants Children (WIC):  A federally funded program that provides healthy supplemental foods and nutrition counseling for pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children under age five.  

Gabriel Project:  A network of Catholic churches in Montgomery County that “adopt” pregnant mothers and families in need by providing practical, emotional, and spiritual support through pregnancy and beyond. It helps pay for medical care and sonograms, and provides cribs, grocery gift cards, clothing, and religious articles to mothers in need. 

Isaiah’s Promise: Families who decide to carry to term after receiving a severe or fatal prenatal diagnosis, support, information, friendship and hope.

FOR POST-ABORTION HELP

Project Rachel Ministry:  A post-abortion healing ministry sponsored by the Archdiocese of Washington that offers compassionate help to men and women who have experienced emotional and/or spiritual pain after abortion. Trained staff refer callers to licensed counselors or to priests specially trained in post-abortion concerns. Participants are helped to reconcile with God, child, family, and themselves. Helpline: 301-853-4565  Email: projectrachel@adw.org

PREGNANCY CENTERS

Birthright of Wheaton, 12247 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902, 301-946-3339 

Centro Tepeyac Silver Spring Women’s Center, 12247 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20902.  We provide pregnancy testing, referral services, confidential counseling, sexual integrity education, parenting information, and post-abortion guidance. All services are free and confidential and available in Spanish and English. 301 946-1022

Shady Grove Pregnancy Center, 16220 Frederick Road, Suite 118, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, 301-963-6223