Pregnancy Help

Many resources are available to assist women who may need help during an unplanned pregnancy. Whether the need is emotional, spiritual, financial or medical, help is available. This information might save lives. This is a partial list of resources. Services are free and confidential.

Legal Center:

Provides free legal advice to pregnant mothers being coerced into abortion. Call (973) 984-0725.

24/7 Toll Free Hotlines:

• National Life Center 1-800-848-LOVE
• Birthright 1-800-550-4900 www.lifecall.org 

Pregnancy Centers:

Friendship Center for New Beginnings
162 Main Street, Flemington, NJ
1-877-884-MOMS (1-877-884-6667)
www.friendship-center.org
Jeannie@friendship-center.org

Good News Crisis Pregnancy Center
313 State Street, Suite 403, Perth Amboy, NJ
732-442-4920
www.gncpctr.org
gncpc57@aol.com

Life Choices Resource Center
503 Main Street, Metuchen, NJ
732-516-0822
www.lifechoicesrc.com
LifeChoices@Optonline.net

Life Choices, Inc.
411-S. Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ
908-454-2066
Mobile Unit  732-742-8005
www.lifechoicesonline.org

Pregnancy Aid and Information Center
59 Thompson Street, Raritan, NJ
908-526-8121 Toll Free 1-888-480-5737
www.pregnancycenters.org
pregnancyaid@verizon.net

The Center for Great Expectations (Pregnancy/Addiction Help)
19 Dellwood Lane, Somerset NJ
732-247-7003  (Toll Free 855-467-3548)
www.cge-nj.org
info@cge-nj.org

Click here for Pregnancy Information Cards

Poor Prenatal Diagnosis:

Have you been given a poor prenatal diagnosis? Are you feeling numb, heartbroken and frightened? Do you want to carry your baby to term, but are uncertain how to find resources and support? You are not alone and there is help. Click below for all information and resource links.

Click here for Poor Prenatal Information & Resource Cards

**For informational brochures in Spanish please contact Prenatal Partners for Life, mary@prenatalpartnersforlife.org or the Office Of Human Life and Dignity, amarshall@diometuchen.org or 732-562-1990 ext. 1543 or 1629.

Diocesan Resources:

Catholic Charities - maternity and adoption - shelter - counseling and health services
319 Maple Street, Perth Amboy, NJ
732-324-8200
maternity@ccdom.org

The Office of Human Life and Dignity
732-562-1990 exts. 1629 or 1543
amarshall@diometuchen.org

Department of Social Services:

Please contact your county Department of Social Services if you need housing assistance, food stamps, child care programs or other social services.

Hunterdon County: 908-788-1102  www.co.hunterdon.nj.us
Middlesex County: 732-742-4186  www.co.middlesex.nj.us
Somerset County: 908-231-7000  www.co.somerset.nj.us
Warren County: 908-475-6331  www.co.warren.nj.us 

Food - For Women, Infants and Children (WIC):

Provides food to pregnant & breast-feeding mothers, food and formula for children to age 5. WIC service agencies are conveniently located throughout New Jersey. 
Call toll free 1-866-44 NJ WIC (446-5942).

Affordable Health Insureance:

New Jersey Family Care 1-800-701-0710
www.njfamilycare.org .
Local hospitals can advise about prenatal health care.

Good Counsel Homes:

Supportive residential care and community-based services for homeless mothers and their children.
Emergency # 1-800-723-8331  www.goodcounselhomes.org

New Jersey Safe Haven Law:

24/7 Toll-Free Hotline 1-877-839-2339

Parent/Designee can leave an unharmed, unwanted baby (less than 30 days old) at a hospital emergency room or police station for a safe haven without prosecution. NO QUESTIONS ASKED.

For more information please visit: www.njsafehaven.org

Postpartum Depression:

If you or someone you love may be suffering from Postpartum Depression, call 1-800-328-3838.

Post Abortion Healing:

If you or your loved one is suffering after an abortion, call 1-877-877-4300 or www.hopeafterabortion.org for hope and healing.

Click here for English & Spanish Post Abortion Information Cards

Suicide Hotline:

If you or someone you know is feeling depressed, hopeless, overwhelmed or suicidal call NJHOPELINE (855-654-6735) to speak to a live, trained, New Jersey based professional for confidential counseling and referrals to appropriated life-saving treatment. Callers will never be routed to an automated system. The hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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For more information please call the Office of Human Life and Dignity 732-562-1990 ext. 1543 or 1629 or
email amarshall@diometuchen.org.