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Nurturing Network is an international charitable organization that responds to the immediate and comprehensive needs of women facing an unplanned pregnancy. They are active in all 50 states and in 30 foreign countries. Nurturing Network offers resources such as housing, legal assistance, financial help, medical services, educational and employment opportunities and more. Assistance is provided without charge and is available without regard to a person’s race, creed or economic circumstances.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Find out more information about Medicaid and locate the Medicaid office in your area. Many pregnant women qualify for Medicaid to cover their medical expenses during pregnancy and delivery.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) administers Federal aid to local housing agencies (HAs) that manage the housing for low-income residents at rents they can afford.
Pregnancy Insurance.org is a life-affirming Christian ministry founded for the mission of helping women and families navigate alternatives to reduce the expenses related to their pregnancy and maternal health.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children – better known as the WIC Program – serves to safeguard the health of low-income women, infants, & children up to age 5 who are at nutritional risk by providing nutritious foods to supplement diets, information on healthy eating, and referrals to health care.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Having a Healthy Pregnancy
DNADiagnostics Center– Their caring staff at DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC) provides personalized paternity testing services. Their laboratory is fully accredited by the AABB, ISO, CAP and NYSDOH, performing 3 of 4 private US paternity tests. You can trust they are an established and reliable company that provides affordable, accurate and confidential testing services. Contact DNA Diagnostics Center at (800) 798-0580.
The National Domestic Violence Hotline creates access by providing 24-hour support through advocacy, safety planning, resources and hope to everyone affected by domestic violence. The Hotline is a nonprofit organization that provides crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, perpetrators, friends and families.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws such as The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978: This law amended Title VII to make it illegal to discriminate against a woman because of pregnancy, childbirth, or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth. The law also makes it illegal to retaliate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.
Catholic Charities USA provides strong leadership and support to enhance the work of local agencies in their efforts to reduce poverty, support families, and empower communities.
Additionally, many states offer resources or assistance in the following areas: finance, education, housing, healthcare, childcare, food and nutrition, legal (your rights), directories of services, counseling, jobs, job training, parenting classes, transportation, substance abuse, domestic violence, and more. Search “State assistance for pregnant women.”