Abortion Counseling and Alternatives Resources

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
9-18 27th Ave Astoria NY 11102   718-274-3577
website: www.thebridgetolife.org     email: admin@thebridgetolife.org

Life Center of New York visit : Life Center of New York or email lifecenterny@yahoo.com
6802 5th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11220. 718-748-4992

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

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 347-702-2352
  • 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

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 https://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

Online guide and treatment options from Maryville University