Local Help Agencies NS
Following is a list of some of the organizations available to help you. Each organization provides or has access to: pregnancy testing, counseling while you are pregnant and after the baby is born, maternity and baby clothes, foster care for expectant mothers, foster care or adoption for infants, support groups and counselors to help you if you have had medical, emotional or legal problems after an abortion. There is someone ready to help you!

Digby County

Pro-Vie Clare

769 2378
Halifax
Nova Scotian's United for Life
422 9191
Halifax
Halifax Pregnancy Care Center
Suite 705
5991 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 1Y6
422 8539
Halifax

Birthright
1521 Grafton St.. Suite 204. Halifax, NS
B3J 2B9

1 800 550 4900
422-3400
Strait Right to Life
Strait and Area Right to Life
625 1625
Cape Breton
Cape Breton Right to Life
539 8984
Antigonish Right to Life
Yarmouth
Tri-County Pregnancy Care Centre
342 Main St., Yarmouth, NS
742 3865
Kentville/Valley
Valley Pregnancy Care Center
12 Cornwallis St
Kentville, NS B4N 3V6
www.asafeplaceforme.com
1 800 284 7740
Dartmouth

SHYM Support Housing for Young Mothers http://www.shym.ca/index.html

465 2213

Birthright (Strictly confidential, free service, offering loving, emotional and practical support, on a one on one basis, counselor listen to a woman and help her sort out and solve problems. Free pregnancy test, maternal clothes and baby layettes available.)

Tender Loving Homes for Expectant Mothers: (Not Available)

Home of the Guardian Angel 422 7964 - Adoption Services and Single Mother home. 479 3031
Pregnancy Care Counselling

Birth Doula - ... more info Halifax Doula

A birth doula accompanies a woman in labour and mothers the mother, taking care of her emotional and physical needs throughout childbirth. A soula also provides support and suggestions for partners that can enhance their experiences of birth. Numberous studies have found that a doula's presence can; result in fewer complications, reduce negative feelings about one's experience, and reduce the need for interventions during labour.

 
Nova Scotia Moms
This mommy resource site is available, it iterates that being a mom is an amzing and rewarding experience and NS moms is there to help you along a wonderful journey. here you will find information on parenting, relationships, mommy time, homemaking, hbbies, health, well being and many other things that will help mos find balance and joy in their life as a mom.
 

Other Services:

Campaign Life Coalition NS 902 861 1982
Canadian Physicians for Life 905 765 5133
Pharmacist for Life 905 528 3065

If faced with a crisis pregnancy what should you do?

  1. It is important to take time to examine the options available to you?
  2. You should have a pregnancy test. There are two options in HRM that are free, one is Birthright the other is Pregnancy Care Center Halifax..
  3. Talk to someone you trust. You are not alone and helpless. You may be pleased at the support your parents and friends will give you. They may express surprise, anger or disappointment at first, but give them a chance to support you. There are pregnancy care centers in NS with counselors who are trained to help. They can explore the options available to you.
  4. Get information concerning the development of our child. Find out the age of the baby and learn about his/her characteristics.
  5. Get information on groups that can help you carry your baby to term and help during the delivery. There are groups who can assist with medical care and housing if you need it.
  6. Find agencies that can help you after the baby is born. i.e., Home of the Guardian Angel
  7. Learn about adoption possibilities in the event you wish to place your child with an adoptive family.
  8. Be informed about abortion. Get information on abortion. Get information on abortion techniques. Get information on the possible physical and emotional damage that can result after an abortion. Having an abortion is an irreversible decision. Take time to know what you are doing.

Remember the decision you make will affect the rest of your life. Don't let anyone pressure you into making a quick decision.