Abortion Counseling and Alternatives

Pregnant women in need do not have to feel that abortion is the only option. If you are pregnant and need help, here are some useful resources:

Crisis Pregnancy hotline: 1-800-395-4357
Carenet/Heartbeat hotline: 1-800-395-HELP
Birthright: 1-800-550-4900
National Life Center: 1-800-848-LOVE
Bethany Christian Services: 1-800-238-4269

The Bridge to Life
147-32 Sanford Avenue, Flushing, NY 11355 718-463-1810
23-40 Astoria Boulevard, Astoria, NY 11102 718-274-3577
Visit www.thebridgetolife.org or email thebridgetolife@verizon.net

Expectant Mother Care: visit www.abortion-options.com or email emcpregctrs@aol.com

CENTERS:
37-65 104th Street, Corona, NY 11368. 718-401-9400
110-20 Jamaica Ave. Richmond Hill, NY. 11418 718-401-9400
195-04 Hillside Ave. Hollis, NY 11423. 718-401-9400
44 Court Street, Suite 1205-Brooklyn, NY 11201. 718-596-4300
370 Bay Ridge Pkwy. Brooklyn, NY 11209. 718-596-8900

Housing Young Mothers with Children
Providence House I: 2518 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11226. 718-284-6688
Providence House II: 388 Prospect Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11215. 718-369-9140
Providence House III: 159-23 89th Avenue, Jamaica, New York 11432. 718-739-1348
Rose Kennedy Family Center: 178 Halsey St, Brooklyn, New York 11216. 718-399-0523
Bethany House: 164 Suydam Street, Brooklyn, New York 11221. 718-574-6300
Sacred Heart of Jesus: 450 West 51 Street, New York City, New York. 212-397-1396

POST ABORTION COUNSELING
Although the Catholic Church fully rejects abortion, we do not reject those who have had abortions. Men and women can find counseling, forgiveness and healing after abortion by going to the sacrament of reconciliation and contacting any of the following ministries:

  • Rachel’s Helpers: call 718-939-6646
  • Project Rachel: visit www.hopeafterabortion.com or call 800-593-2273
  • Rachel’s Vineyard weekend retreat program: call 516-523-0586 or visit www.rachelsvineyard.org and www.lifecenterli.org
  • Abortion Changes You: visit www.abortionchangesyou.com

SISTERS OF LIFE
The Sisters of Life is a contemplative/active religious community of women founded in 1991 by John Cardinal O’Connor in NYC for the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of every human life. Visit www.sistersoflife.org or call 866-575-0075 for more information. Sisters of Life offers several programs:

  • Entering Canaan: visit www.postabortionhelp.org or call 877-586-4621
  • Holy Respite: visit http://www.sistersoflife.org/holy-respite
  • The Visitation Mission: call 1-877-777-1277
  • Lumina: visit www.postabortionhelp.org or call 718-586-4621, 718-881-8009, 877-586-4621