Respect Life Month – Week 2

Each week in October there will be a special insert in the bulletin highlighting one way in which we can be caretakers of all human life, which deserves dignity and love. Click here for a PDF of the bulletin insert. A complete list of Pregnancy Center and Support Resources is below.

Pregnancy Resource Centers 

Birthright Cleveland – 960 East 185th Street, Cleveland / Tel:  216-486-2800 / 24 Hour Helpline 800-550-4900 / https://www.birthrightofcleveland.com / Services Offered – Counseling for assistance with prenatal care, job search/career development, housing, and childcare options.  /  Hours:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10-1, Wednesday 12-3.

Birthright Lakewood – 14701 Detroit Road #370, Lakewood / Tel: 216-228-5998 / 24 Hour Helpline 800-550-4900 / https://www.birthrightofcleveland.com / Services Offered – Counseling for assistance with prenatal care, job search/career development, housing, and childcare options.  /  Hours:  Monday – Friday: 10 am – 1 pm, 3rd Saturday of the Month: 10 am – 1 pm.  

Birthright Parma Heights – 5851 Pearl Road Suite 202, Parma Heights / Tel:  216-661-6400 / 24 Hour Helpline 800-550-4900 / https://www.birthrightofcleveland.com / Services Offered – Counseling for assistance with prenatal care, job search/career development, housing, and childcare options.  /  Hours:  Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 10 am – 1 pm, Friday: 11 am – 2 pm.

Cleveland Pregnancy Center – 3924 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland / Tel: 216-631-0964 /  http://clevelandpregnancycenter.org / Services Offered – Baby supplies, life coaching, life skills classes for pregnancy and motherhood, life development classes, CPR training, post-abortive support and counseling, and fatherhood counseling for men.  /  Hours:  Monday – Wednesday:  9 am – 4:30 pm, Thursday 9 am – 5 pm.

Faith Wellness and Pregnancy Center located at First Baptist Community Church – 2355 East 55th Street, Cleveland / Tel:  216-881-0593 / http://freehope.org / Services Offered – Basic Medical Clinic Services, Pregnancy Testing and Care Closet, Parenting Classes (Raising Kingdom Kids) and “What the Bible Says About Parenting”.  /  Hours:  Thursday: 9:30-2, Saturday:  11-2.

Image Clear Ultrasoundhttps://imageclearultrasound.com/?cID=205 / Tel:  216-409-5171  / helpicucuy@gmail.com / Mobile ultrasound unit that is near Preterm every Wednesday! 10-4.  See their website for the updated schedule.  

Lilli Women’s Center – 3920 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland / Tel:  216-650-6133 / http://lilliwomenscenter.com / Services Provided – Pregnancy testing, assistance with adoption agency placement, ultrasound, abortion education. /  Hours:  Thursday 1-5.

Womankind – 5350 Transportation Boulevard, Garfield Heights / Tel:  216-662-5700 / https://womankindcleveland.org / Services Provided – Prenatal care for the uninsured, pregnancy testing, ultrasound, baby supplies, professional counseling and support services / post-abortion counseling, referrals for parenting classes, adoption, legal assistance, information about Natural Family Planning, childbirth classes and other educational opportunities.  /  Hours:  Monday: 9-7, Tuesday – Friday: 9-4.  

ZOE House – 5939 State Road, Parma / Tel:  216-465-9030 / https://zoeforlife.org / Services Provided – Pregnancy Testing, Limited Obstetrical Ultrasounds, Referrals for Professional Counseling, Orthodox Christian Adoption Options, Housing Referrals, Baby Clothing and Layette Items, Medical Referrals, Referrals for Prenatal Care, Spiritual Support, Peer Mentoring, Post abortion healing.  /  Hours:  24/7 Via Phone No Published Business Hours.

Post-Abortion Healing

H.E.A.R.T.  – Healing the Effects of Abortion Related Trauma / Tel:  216-631-0964 / http://clevelandpregnancycenter.org/services/post-abortion-grief-support/ / HEART is a caring and confidential, seven-week support group that offers understanding and healing to women and men who are experiencing the painful effects of a past abortion.

Abortion Pill RU-486 Reversal – 24/7 Hotline 877-558-0333 / http://www.abortionpillreversal.com / The abortion pill is the common name for a chemical abortion process that combines two medications: mifepristone and misoprostol. It is also referred to as medical abortion, self-managed abortion, or RU-486. After taking the first pill there is still a chance to reverse the decision and choose life. 

Project Rachel—www.hopeafterabortion.com / Call 888-456-HOPE (4673) to be connected to a local ministry.

Ohio’s Federally Qualified Health Centers

Care Alliance – 1530 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio / Tel:  216-781-6734 / http://carealliance.org / Services Provided – Centering Pregnancy Program – Initial Visits, Free New Baby Kit

Neighborhood Family Practice – 7 offices on the West Side including Ridge Rd., Tremont, Detroit Shoreway, Puritas, W. 117th and Lakewood. (https://www.nfpmedcenter.org)

Northeast Ohio Neighborhood Health Services – https://www.neonhealth.org/behavioral-health-2

Southeast Health Center – 13301 Miles Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44105 Tel: 216-751-3100 / Usha Gupta, MD, Meghan Hazra.  /  Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30-5:30

Superior Health Center – 12100 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 /Tel: 216-851-2600 / Bronwyn Dworkim, CNM, Marcia Riegger, CNM.  /  Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30 – 5:30.

East Cleveland Health Center – 15201 Euclid Avenue, East Cleveland, OH 44112 / Tel: 216-541-5600 / Marcia Riegger, CNM.  /  Hours:  Monday-Friday 8:30 – 5:30.

Hough Health Center – 8300 Hough Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103 / Tel: 216-231-7700 / Edwina Simmons, MD, Kathryn Risch, W.H.N.P.  /  Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 9 pm, Saturday, 9 am – 9 pm, Sunday, 2 pm – 9 pm.

Housing for Pregnant Women

Zellie’s Home –  https://www.zelieshome.org / Tel:  440-886-2620 / Pride themselves on being the only option that allows women to stay over 90 days.  Offers significant services to help make the women self-sufficient

Other Cases

Difficult Diagnosis – https://carryingtoterm.org.  Pairs women with mentor mothers and assists with carrying children to term.

Cases of Rape and Incest – https://lovelouder.com and https://www.savethe1.com

Most Difficult Financial Cases – ProLove Ministries – https://www.loveline.com