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RESOURCES
The Recourses provided below are for help with crisis pregnancies only; and are not recommended for spiritual guidance!
CRISIS PREGNANCY

Bethany Christian Services, Inc.
901 Eastern Avenue, N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-1295
616-459-6273
CRISIS HOTLINE: 800-BETHANY
Bethany is a national organization whose services include crisis pregnancy and family counseling, infant foster care placement, adoption, and maternity and shepherding homes.

Birthright U.S.A.
Box 98363
Atlanta, GA 30359-2063
404-451-6336
800-550-4900
Over 600 chapters across the country operate crisis pregnancy centers. All chapters are private and interdenominational.

Care Net
109 Carpenter Drive, Suite 100
Sterling, VA 20164
703-478-5661
A ministry of the Christian Action Council, Care Net sponsors some 450 crisis pregnancy centers across the country, assists churches in their pro-life work, and lobbies for life-affirming legislation.

Catholic Charities USA
1731 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
800-CARE-002
Offers professional counseling and pregnancy and adoption services to women facing unplanned pregnancics.

Liberty Godparent Home
11 Oakridge Boulevard, Suite 201
Lynchburg, VA 24501
804-384-3043
HOTLINE: 800-542-4453
Provides free room and board, counseling services, pregnancy testing, prenatal care, and adoption services to women with unplanned pregnancies.

The Nurturing Network
200 Clocktower Place, Suite 200A
Carmel, CA 93922
800-TNN-4MOM
Volunteers across the country provide individually-tailored programs of support to women facing unplanned pregnancies.

Several Sources Foundation
P.O. Box 157 Ramsey, NJ 07446
201-825-7277
800-NO-ABORT
A shelter for single mothers and their babies. Housing is available for those experiencing difficulty in finding a place to live during and after pregnancy. A mother may remain at the shelter for one year following the birth of her baby.

Note: Check "Abortion Alternatives" in your Yellow Pages for local crisis pregnancy centers.

SEXUAL ASSAULT PREGNANCY

Fortress
P.O. Box 2562
South Bend, IN 46680-2562
219-288-3688
A support group for women who become pregnant through rape or incest and children conceived through sexual assault. Also seeks to affirm that all life is valuable, including children conceived through sexual assault.

Life After Assault League
1336 West Lingbergh
Appleton, WI 54914
414-739-4489
Christian counseling for women and children who are victims of sexual assault. Victim-to-victim counseling is provided in person, over the telephone or through the mail. An affiliate of the American Life League.

POST-ABORTION HEALING

After Abortion Helpline
21 Violet Street
Providence, RI 02908
401-861-2069
HELPLINE: 401-941-3050 (Hours: every evening 7-10 p.m. EST)
A telephone helpline for women and men who are struggling with the aftereffects of abortion. Offers non-judgmental, compassionate listening and referrals for physical, spiritual, and other counseling needs.

American Victims of Abortion
419 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 402
Washington, D.C. 20004-2293
202-626-8800
An outreach program of the National Right to Life Committee, this organization is comprised of individuals who have been touched by abortion. Although not directly involved in counseling work, referrals are made.

Institute for Pregnancy Loss
111 Bow Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801-3819
603-431-1904
The Institute is a non-profit, educational, treatment and research center. It is dedicated to assisting women and men recovering from traumatic pregnancy losses, including abortion, miscarriage, stillbirth, and adoption. One of its goals is to generate and disseminate accurate scientific information on the psychological affects of abortion.

National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation and Healing
3501 South Lake Drive
P.O. Box 07477
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0477
414-483-4141
800-5 W E-C A R E
A national and international support network for women who have had abortions, as well as others who have been involved in abortion decisions. Offers consultation regarding the formation of Project Rachel groups (see below) and other post-abortion healing programs.

Open ARMS
P.O. Box 1056
Col umbia, MO 65205
314-449-7672
A national and international ministry which encourages those who have been involved in an abortion to face their abortion experience and begin the process of healing. Also provides counselor training using local resources and materials.

Post-Abortion Counseling and Education (PACE)
101 West Broad Street, Suite 500
Falls Church, VA 22046
703-237-2100
Services include training for workers and counselors in crisis pregnancy centers. Also hosts annual conference, PACE Institute, which is open to the public and focuses on post-abortion syndrome. A ministry of the Christian Action Council.

Project Rachel
c/o Respect Life Office
Archdiocese of Milwaukee
P.O. Box 07477
Milwaukee, WI 53207-0477
414-483-4141
800-5WE-CARE
Sponsored by the Catholic Church but open to all faiths. Offers a network of resources to provide a path toward healing and reconciliation for those hurt by abortion.

Victims of Choice
P.O. Box 815
Naperville, IL 60566-0815
708-378-1680
A Christ-centered organization, open to both men and women, specializing in post-abortion syndrome counseling and counselor training.

Women Exploited By Abortion (WEBA)
Route 1, Box 821
Venus, TX 76084 214-366-3600
An international Christian organization for women who have had abortions. Offers one-on-one counseling and support groups. Also seeks to educate those considering abortion, as well as society, about the devastating physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual impact of abortion.

POST-ABORTION LEGAL REDRESS

American Rights Coalition
P.O. Box 487
Chattanooga, TN 37401
800-634-2224
Hotline for post-abortion physical, emotional, and legal complications.

Amshoff, Donovan & Smith, P.C.
P.O. Box 2848 Louisville, KY 40201-2848
502-636-5300
800-766-7581
Law firm which specializes in abortion malpractice and class action litigation representing abortion injured women and aiding them in achieving justice in their lives by recovering monetary damages from abortion providers who injure them. The firm brings together attorneys front several states, with collective experience in abortion malpractice litigation, jury selection and trial strategy, the science and literature of abortion injuries, public relations, and litigation management. Has offices in three states.

Legal Action for Women
P.O. Box 11061
Pensacola, FL 32524-1061
800-822-6783
A national ministry to assist abortion-injured women by referral to attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice. Also collects data on the abortion industry, including criminal charges, lawsuits, and regulatory violations.

Legal Center for the Defense of Life, Inc.
65 Madison Avenue
Morristown, NJ 07960
201-984-0725
or
210 East 23rd Street, #5F
New York, NY lO010
212-685-1360
These centers coordinate flee legal defense and assistance for individuals involved in the defense of the unborn.

LEGAL ADVOCACY

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ)
P.O. Box 64429
Virginia Beach, VA 23467
804-579-2489
A non-profit public interest law firm and educational organization dedicated to the promotion of pro-life, pro-family, and pro-liberty causes. The ACLJ engages in litigation, provides legal services, renders advice and counsel to clients, and supports attorneys who are involved in defending religious and civil liberties. Chief Counsel, Jay Sekulow, has argued eleven cases before the United States Supreme Court. ACLJ has affiliate attorneys in virtually every state. Catalogue of free literature available. Subscriptions to Law & Justice magazine are $15.00 per year.

Americans United for Life
343 South Dearborn Street, Suite 1804 Chicago, IL 60604
312-786-9494
A national legal and educational organization. Provides legal information and resources to decision makers, elected officials, and concerned citizens nationwide. Becomes involved in selected cases relating to abortion and euthanasia. Publications include AUL Forum, a monthly educational newsletter; Stateline, a monthly newsletter for state legislators; and Briefing Memo, a periodic legal analysis of United States Supreme Court cases.

GENERAL

The African-American Society Against Abortion
5724 40th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55417
Seeks to transmit the value of life to future generations of African Americans. Provides guidance to women of all races who are facing crisis pregnancies.

American Life League
P.O. Box 1350
Stafford, VA 22555
703-659-4171
National organization which provides educational resources for television, radio, etc. A religious dimension is innate in its efforts.

Dads for Life
908 Thorn Street
Princeton, WV 24740
304-487-1644
An organization especially for fathers, grandfathers, brothers, and uncles who have been touched by abortion and need help and support.

Eagle Forum
P.O. Box 618
Alton, IL 62002
618-462-5415
A nationwide grassroots organization, founded by Phyllis Schlafly, which works to advance the cause of the family through public education and legislative lobbying. Publishes the monthly, The Phyllis Schlafly Report. One year's subscription is $20.

Human Life Foundation, Inc.
150 East 35th Strcct
New York, NY 10016
212-685-5210
Provides grants to crisis pregnancy centers. Publishes the well-respected quarterly journal of essays, Human Life Review.

Human Life International
7845 Airpark Road, Suite 14
Gaithersburg, MI) 20879
301-670-7884
With 53 branches in 43 countries, this Catholic-oriented group provides research and reporting on pro-life issues worldwide.

Libertarians for Life
13424 Hathaway Drive
Wheaton, MD 20906
301-460-4141
Focuses on the philosophical grounds for individual rights and legal protection of the unborn.

Life Chain
3209 Colusa Highway
Yuba City, CA 95993
916-671-5500
Coordinates the grassroots movement in which pro-lifers line sidewalks and legally demonstrate by holding signs affirming the life of the unborn.

Life Issues Institute
1721 West Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45239
513-729-3600
A research and educational group which supports the pro-life movement.

March for Life Fund
Box 90300
Washington, D.C. 20090
202-543-3377
Sponsors the annual January 22 March in Washington, D.C., commemorating Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision which decriminalized abortion throughout the United States. Publishes an annual report.

National Right to Life Committee
419 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20004-2293
202-626-8800
National organization with 50 state affiliates and 3000 chapters; an educational and research group which specializes in lobbying and legislative matters. A bi-monthly newsletter is available for $16 per year.

Value of Life Committee
637 Cambridge Street
Brighton, MA 02135
617-787-4400
A research and educational group which works to affirm the value of life in the public domain. Provides resource materials about issues, such as, abortion, euthanasia, and fetal tissue research.

PROFESSIONAL

American Academy of Medical Ethics
4205 McAuley Boulevard, Suite 420
Oklahoma City, OK 73120
405-751-6111
An umbrella group of pro-life physicians whose 22,000 members are committed to preserving life as set forth in the Hippocratic Oath. Provides expert medical opinion for all branches of government and the media. A one-year membership is available for $100 ($25 for students) and includes subscriptions to the journal, Issues in Law and Medicine and the Academy's quarterly newsletter, The Healing Ethic.

American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists
850 Elm Grove Road
Elm Grove, WI 53122 414-789-7984
National group of obstetricians and gynecologists organized to advocate pro-life ethical positions and policies. Members oppose abortion and neither perform abortions nor participate in arranging abortions. Memberships arc available at a cost of $75 for acting physicians, $10 for retired physicians and $5 (optional) for residents.

Association for Interdisciplinary Research in Values and Social Change
Contact: Marie Hagan
c/o National Right to Life Committee
419 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20004-2293
202-626-8800
Clinicians, nurses, researchers, and others gather periodically to discuss formal papers on the negative impact of abortion on women and society. A newsletter is available for a donation of $20.

National Association of Pro-Life Nurses
P.O. Box 82
Elysian, MN 56028
507-267-4944
Seeks to secure protection of the rights of nurses and other health personnel who refuse to participate in unethical procedures. Serves as a clearinghouse of information regarding actions to protect and preserve human life at all stages of development. Publishes a quarterly newsletter. Memberships are available for $20 a year.

National Federation of Officers for Life
P.O. Box 892
Corpus Christi, TX 78403-0892
512-992-1296
"Sworn to Protect Life" is the motto of this national organization of pro-life police officers, court personnel, public safety personnel, federal agents, and their employees. Membership is available at an annual cost of $5 for officers and $10 for civilians.

Professional Women's Network
P.O. Box 146842
Chicago, IL 60614-6842
312-362-1620
National pro-life educational organization for women in all professions, including full-time motherhood. Provides referrals for alternatives to abortion and post-abortion counseling.

Teachers Saving Children
P.O. Box 55103
Trenton, NJ 08638
609-298-4843
Nationwide organization of pro-life National Education Association members dedicated to reforming the teachers' union on the abortion issue. Open to anyone in the field of education and any interested citizen. For information and sample newsletter, please send $1 and a self-addressed, business-sized envelope.

University Faculty for life
Contact: Father Tom King
Department of Theology, Georgetown University
P.O. Box 2273
Washington, D.C. 20057
202-687-610 I
Open to past and present faculty members in every field of study. Promotes dialogue, research, and publication among teachers who respect the value of life from conception to natural death. Sponsors an annual conference in which members are invited to present their own papers. Memberships are available for $25 per year.

RELIGIOUS

Association of Black Catholics Against Abortion
1011 First Avenue
Ncw York, NY 10022
212-371 - 1000, E;xt. 3060
A lobbying and educational organization whose goal is to educate black Catholics and others about the Church's teachings concerning abortion and other life issues. Provides speakers and promotes voter registration.

Baptists for Life
P.O. Box 3158
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
616-458-9999
Through education, training and research, Baptists for Life helps local churches form sheltering networks for women in crisis pregnancies. Publishes quarterly newsletter and "Pastor's Handbook for Sanctity of Human Life Sunday." Catalogue of materials available.

Catholics United for Life
3050 Gap Knob Road
New Hope, KY 40052
502-325-3061
An educational organization which promotes and teaches sidewalk counseling near abortion clinics. Their legal arm, known as the Free Speech Advocates, works to defend the right of individuals to distribute literature on the sidewalks outside of abortion clinics.

Christian Life Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention
901 Commerce Street, Suite 550
Nashville, TN 37203
615-244-2495
or
400 North Capital Street, N.W., Suite 594 Washington, D.C. 20001 202-638-3223
An educational and research agency which publishes literature and provides speakers who discuss ethical, moral, and public policy issues based on the teachings of the Bible.

Jewish Anti-Abortion League
1821 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11223
718-258-8675
A grassroots organization affiliated with Jews for Morality which responds to issues of the day affecting the American family and gives guidance on the traditional Jewish view of life and abortion.

Lutherans for Life
P.O. Box 819
Benton, AR 72018
501-794-2212
A pro-life organization with 13 state affiliates and 300 chapters. Publishes a newsletter and magazine and produces the radio program, "Speaking of Life," on the Jubilee Network. Membership is available at an annual fee of $20.

National Organization of Episcopalians for Life
10523 Main Street, Suite 35
Fairfax, VA 22030
703-591-6635
Promotes the Biblical view of the sanctity of human life at every stage of development and seeks to influence the church and our culture to embrace this attitude morally, legally, and in practice. Refers to 150 chapters throughout the United States which offer practical alternatives to women in crisis pregnancies, including foster care and post-natal care. Also provides emotional support to post-aborted women. Annual membership fees are $20 for individuals and $25 for families.

Presbyterians Pro-Life-Research, Education and Care, Inc.
P.O. Box 11130
Burke, VA 22009
Chapters throughout the United States work within the Presbyterian Church, USA to educate members about abortion. Publishes a newsletter which is available with a donation and also provides resource materials.

Task Force of United Methodists on Abortion and Sexuality
c/o Mrs. Ruth Brown, Director
512 Florence Street
Dothan, AL 36301 205-794-8543
An educational and research organization which sponsors the Sheltering Church Network, equipping local churches of all denominations to aid women in crisis pregnancies. Publishes the newsletter, "Lifewatch," which is available for a suggested contribution of $12 a year.

United Church of Christ Friends for Life
P.O. Box 235
Sussamansville, PA 19472
610-754-7752
Encourages members of the church to embrace the historical and biblical understanding of the sanctity of life and to support women in crisis pregnancies.

YOUTH

American Collegians for Life
P.O. Box I 112
Washington, D.C. 20013
Works with campus pro-life groups throughout the United States to educate college students about abortion, euthanasia, and infanticide. Conducts training seminars for college students who wish to become involved in the pro-life movement and promotes the formation of campus pro-life groups. Publishes a newsletter (free to students).

College Pro-Life Information Network
P.O. Box 10664
State College, PA 16805
814-867-6263
Disseminates information about pro-life activities scheduled at campuses across the nation.

National Teens for Life
419 Seventh Street, N.W., Suite 500
Washington, D.C. 20004-2293
202-626-8800
Affiliated with National Right to Life Committee.

ADOPTION

Adoptive Families of America
3333 Highway 100 North
Minneapolis, MN 55422
612-535-4829
Information and resource materials arc available through this national adoptive-parent organization. Many provide a multi-cultural perspective. Offers a 24-hour "helpline," and publishes the bi-monthly magazine, Adoptive Families.

Bethany Christian Services
901 Eastern Avenue, N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-1295
616-459-6273
A Christian agency which arranges both domestic and international adoptions. Minority and difficult-to-place children are welcome.

Down Syndrome Adoption Exchange
50 Midchester Avenue White Plains, NY 10606
914-428-1236
Counsels and assists those seeking to place or to adopt children with Down Syndrome. Works to educate the public, adoption agencies, and medical personnel about the developmental capability and value of handicapped children.

The Gladney Center
2300 Hemphill
Fort Worth, TX 76110
817-922-6000
800-GLADNEY
With a 145-bed facility, this is the nation's largest and most comprehensive licensed maternity and adoption agency.

National Adoption Center
1500 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215-735-9988
800-TO-ADOPT
A telecommunications network offering computer matching of adoption agencies around the country with prospective families and special-needs, minority, and older children.

National Council for Adoption
1930 17th Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20009
202-328-1200
Research and education in the field of adoption. The Council publishes the Adoption Factbook, a summary of state adoption regulations, adoption statistics, current adoption issues, and adoption resources. It also offers a free resource packet which provides basic information on getting started on adopting, lists of agencies, and reading lists.

NCFA operates an AIDS Orphan Adoption Project. Parents living with HIV/AIDS desiring help in planning for their children, or those wanting to adopt or help such children, call 800-333-NCFA.

National Resource Center for Special-Needs Adoption
16250 Northland Drive
Suite 120
Southfield, MI 48075
810-443-7080
Provides training, consultations, and technical assistance to processionals dedicated to improving adoption and post-adoption services for special-needs children. Also distributes various publications and videotapes related to adoption.



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