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Friendship Counselors at Pregnancy Support Center

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BIRTHRIGHT OF GREATER WESTBROOK INC

  • 32 people are interested

Provide loving, nonjudgmental, and practical support to pregnant women in crisis. Perform free pregnancy tests. Reach out in friendship to help each girl or woman for as long as needed.

Birthright's guiding principle: It is the right of every pregnant woman to give birth and the right of every child to be born.

Birthright offers the alternative to abortion. Birthright is pro-life. Birthright is non-profit, interdenominational, and non-political.

Help make a difference in a mother's life as she prepares for the birth of her baby.

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About BIRTHRIGHT OF GREATER WESTBROOK INC

Location:

150 EAST MAIN STREET UNIT 2, CLINTON, CT 06413, US

Mission Statement

BIRTHRIGHT's mission is to maintain a support center where any pregnant girl or woman, wed or unwed, may find help as near as her telephone. By placing a call to the support center, she will be aided to mobilize her own resources and those of the community so that she may face the future and plan constructively for herself and her child. All BIRTHRIGHT services are to be free and confidential and provided by an all volunteer staff.

Description

Birthright is a non-profit, interdenominational, non-political, emergency pregnancy service offering the alternative to abortion. It is staffed by volunteers. The office has 2 phone lines and rooms for answering the phone and for friendship counseling, baby clothes, and maternity clothes. Birthright of Greater Hartford's trained volunteer friendship counselors staff the office at 150 East Main St. in Clinton CT an average of 15 hours per week and contributed an additional average of 10 hours per week from home.

Birthright's ongoing presence of trained volunteer friendship counselors are available to pregnant women who may be distressed by their situations. Volunteers provide free pregnancy tests, friendship counseling, community resource information, maternity and baby clothes, and referrals to professionals for medical, legal, and psychological aid. Maternity and infant clothing and supplies are collected by donations by the comunity at large and the donated items are distributed to the mothers we work with.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

150 East Main StClinton, CT 06413

(41.27597,-72.51418)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours per week
  • Must be an excellent listener, nonjudgemental, friendly, and understanding.

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