Support for Pregnant and Parenting Moms in New Hampshire
If you are a woman with an unplanned pregnancy, or if you think you might be pregnant but are not sure, and you do not know where to turn or what to do, the following information is intended to help you find the answers and support you need. If you know a woman in these circumstances or you are the father and want to help her, the resources listed below are for you as well.
The resources and services available from the organizations listed below range from pregnancy testing, to prenatal care and education, to adoption services.*
(Parish organizations or groups looking to support pregnant and parenting moms in need may find relevant resources at the USCCB’s website, www.WalkingWithMoms.com)
Pregnancy Support Services in New Hampshire
Pregnancy & Parenting Education
New Generation is a shelter and transitional housing facility for pregnant women, mothers, and children experiencing homelessness due to domestic violence, ﬁnancial hardship, substance use, and mental health challenges, among other issues. In-house programs connect residents to employment and a supportive community with access to essentials needed for nurturing family development. Residents receive intensive case management, life-skills coaching, parenting education and aftercare services, gaining the skills to build long-term stability for their family.
Our Place parenting education focuses on the health and well-being of each parent and child. Caring professionals work with parents so they can provide their children with a loving, caring and safe home. This unique program follows new parents from pregnancy through the first three years of their child’s life.
Our Place – Manchester (Trudy’s Center for Family Support)
Our Place – Nashua
St. Gianna’s Place
St. Gianna’s Place provides shelter for homeless pregnant women and their babies. It offers a safe home, job and life skills training, and emotional support to pregnant women in need. The vision of St. Gianna’s Place is to promote healthy families by providing expectant moms with resources to give birth to their babies and move their lives forward in a positive direction.
For assistance, please call (603) 521-8440.
St. Mary’s Bank Pregnancy Care Center
The St. Mary’s Bank Pregnancy Care Center provides supportive prenatal care to all women and their families, regardless of their ability to pay. Our mission is to improve pregnancy outcomes by serving those most in need and those unable to access services in a traditional prenatal setting.
Crisis Pregnancy Services
There are many pregnancy centers across the state that offer services and supplies such as: confidential counseling and support; pregnancy testing; ultrasound examinations; maternity and baby clothes, other baby supplies and furniture; referrals for medical, legal, or housing assistance; adoption support and referrals; referrals to social agencies; medical facts about abortion; information on sexually transmitted disease; parenting classes; and career planning. A list of centers is provided here to assist those in need.
Birthright of Manchester
Center Ossipee, NH
Lighthouse Pregnancy Center
Pregnancy Center of the Upper Valley
Birthright of Derry
Aspire Pregnancy Center
Pathways Pregnancy Center
Real Options Women’s Center (Manchester)
Real Options Women’s Center (Nashua)
Options for Women
*This list is for informational purposes only and is not intended to serve as a recommendation or endorsement of particular organizations. The Diocese of Manchester does not warrant or assume any responsibility for the advice, information, or services provided by the organizations listed on this webpage. The Diocese of Manchester does not endorse or condone any advice, information, or services provided by the organizations contrary to Catholic teaching.
It's common to grieve a pregnancy loss, including the loss of a child by abortion. If you or someone you know is suffering after abortion, confidential, non-judgmental help is available from Project Rachel Ministry. Call or email - Phone: 603-663-0192; email: ProjectRachel@rcbm.org - for Project Rachel in New Hampshire. Spanish speakers may visit EsperanzaPosAborto.org. You may also visit HopeAfterAbortion.org.