Unexpected Pregnancy Resources

by | Low Income Help

 If the event that you know a low-income family who is experiencing an unexpected pregnancy, you may want to reach out to help. During this time, you can feel overwhelmed and not know what steps to take. But know that you can take on a supportive role in helping them find the right resources. Knowing where to look and refer them to can help them out immensely.

Please review all our resources at https://familyreliefservices.org/resources-and-guides

 

 

Resources to use during an unexpected pregnancy.

unexpected pregnancy

Feature image credit: A Guardian Angel Adoptions

 

Houses of Worship

When searching for help with unexpected pregnancies, some people might assume that houses of worship will judge them. However, these entities can prove to be valuable resources in times of need. They can offer guidance concerning medical care and housing. Some of them may provide on-site programs, and others may have places that they can recommend. If the family wants it, they may also offer spiritual guidance and support during this trying time.

 

Schools

The person who is pregnant may still be in school. If this individual is in high school, the school may have resources available to assist. They might also be able to speak with the student about educational plans. Some young people might think that they have to entirely drop out of school to take on a job to support their expected child. However, some schools have resources to help. For example, the student might be able to attend night school.

 

Housing Programs

You can even find housing programs for low-income mothers who are expecting babies. During the pregnancy, they will have a place to live. The program can assist individuals in finding the necessary resources to make better lives for themselves after they leave the program. If you want to help a family find this type of assistance, you can look into contacting the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

 

Low-cost Health Insurance

Significant concerns about the health of the mother and the baby can arise during this time period. For people who do not have insurance, these concerns are likely even more serious. If the family your helping has members who work, encourage them to speak with their employers to find out if health insurance is available. When that option isn’t possible, you should seek low-cost health insurance plans. While affording a traditional plan might prove impossible, individuals can look into ones that get them the coverage necessary.

 

Adoption Agencies

It’s also possible that the family is not planning to keep the baby after the little one is born. This decision can cause a great deal of stress for people, and you might not know how to guide them. Consider helping them research adoption agencies. By doing so, you are introducing them to resources and individuals who can guide them. In their conversations with representatives from the agencies, they can learn about different types of adoptions and select the one that they are most comfortable with.

 

Safe Havens

In some situations, mothers may take drastic measures when they are feeling suffocated by the stress around them. You want to encourage your loved one to take the right steps when it comes to her baby. You do not want to see this individual abandon the child. Most communities have safe havens where the mother can bring the baby after birth. For example, a number of hospitals offer these programs. You can find what resources are available in the community by searching online.

 

An unexpected pregnancy can put stress on any person, and these problems are often heightened when the individual does not make enough money to support the child. Helping your relative or friend seek out these resources can make a tremendous difference in her life and in the life of her child.

 

References:

Housing Resources

Are there any health assistance programs for pregnant women, mothers, and children?

9 Things To Do In Preparation For An Unplanned Pregnancy

 

 

Self Help Works Too!
Self-Help Works Too! Government assistance serves as a great safety net for a lot of people. Unemployment, SNAP, Social Security Disability, and other benefits operate as a great way to prevent total financial collapse following negative life events. However, each of...
How To Get The Best Insurance Deals
In most cases finding the best insurance deals is difficult. Since having insurance is a requirement rather than being optional it is a good idea to shop around for the best insurance deals. It’s difficult to shell out the cash for insurance premiums and...
Relief Resources and Benefits Gov
 Let's begin with this. No One Is Guaranteed Government Assistance Just For Existing. That being said, Government aid can be very helpful to those enduring a financial struggle or hardship. It can also be beneficial for those looking to attain a higher...
The Facts You Need to Know About Payday Cash Advances
If you need money, it can feel as if there is no one to help you. It may feel like you're up a creek without a paddle. Luckily, you can get payday cash advances to help you out. Research all companies that you are considering. Find a lender that fits you...
Home Improvement Grants
 Is your home desperate for repairs? Are you at your financial limits, broke...flat broke? Have you ever wondered how it would feel to have the government help you be able to afford these critical repairs? Help is possible through new home improvement...
How To Get A Work-From-Home Job and Earn $275 Per Day
How To Get A Work-From-Home Job & Earn $275 Per Day There are many advantages to working from home. There's no expensive and time-consuming commute, for example, and it's also possible to work from home while juggling other responsibilities. However, while many...
Best Way to Build Your Credit Rating
In today’s world, credit can be easily destroyed. If you are young and entering the adult world, you may not always understand how to maintain a great credit rating. Often, you do not qualify for a loan or credit card due to having no credit. Lapses in employment or...
Public Assistance Study
 According to a new public assistance study conducted by the University of Illinois and the University of California-Berkeley, a overwhelming majority of fast food worker's families are enrolled in one or more public assistance programs. These programs...
Low Income Families and Educational Help
Low Income Families and Educational Help It is a common perception that only the most gifted students are eligible for grants and scholarships to get them through the final phases of their education, and this then gives rise to the popular thought that those residing...
Applying and Making Phone Calls to Potential Employers
Applying and Making Phone Calls to Potential Employers Applying to Places Not Hiring: A Wise Move or Not? Are you in desperate need of a job? If you are currently unemployed or if you truly think that your current job is making you “crazy,” you may be due for a new...
The FHA and Home Loans
 The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insures mortgages on loans provided through FHA-approved lenders. Since its creation in 1934, the FHA has insured tens of millions of homes for families in the United States. These mortgage insurances protect...
Five Great Resources for Working from Home
 There have been thousands of people watching “Good Morning America” who have sent us messages thanking us for helping them make the money while working from home. For anyone who hasn’t yet taken the leap forward but feel as though you might be ready,...
Who Qualifies for VA Home Loans
For many veterans and their families, buying a home can be a difficult experience. Many veterans have little patience for the drawn out process of finding a loan, and others have not always had the best luck with credit. Fortunately, Veterans Affairs (VA) can help....
Getting The Most Out of Your Dental Insurance
If you have dental insurance, it is imperative to know how to get the best out of it. There are several things that you need to understand to maximize the cover for the betterment of your teeth. Your dentist is the most resourceful person to advise you on how to get...
How Do I Get FHA Refunds?
Although FHA refunds are for people who have FHA-insured mortgage loans, not everyone is entitled to a refund. Various factors are considered to determine who can receive a refund. FHA refunds are available for those who finance their homes within three...
Unsecured Personal Loans
Unsecured Personal Loans are those that do not have any collateral attached to them. This type of loan is often easy to get, but know in advance you will be paying a higher interest rate on the loan.This is because there is a great risk of non-payment due...
How to Save Money on Your Kids Dental Bills
Your family budget might not extend as far as it used to. Still, you want your children to have healthy teeth and inexpensive kids dental bills. Learn how to save money on your kids dental.  Like Clean Teeth? Try the Dollar Brush!   Courtesy of Fox News Health...
Best and Worst Student Loan Services
Best and Worst Student Loan Services This is the time of year when hundreds of thousands of Americans begin to prepare for their first semester in college. They begin to seek out the items that will sustain them during dorm life. Parents spend money on new sheets, hot...
Penny Pinching Groceries Plus Earning While Shopping
Penny Pinching your way into savings and earning! If you feel like you are wasting money on groceries then you're not alone. The average American spends around $160 per week at the supermarket. What if I told you that number can be easily cut in half by penny pinching...
How The New Budget will Impact SNAP
How The New Budget will Impact SNAP  The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) assists lower-income families to purchase food in order to prevent hunger. The program also provides economic benefits to communities. The proposed budget for 2018...

Subscribe

Family Picnic

Enter Your Email for Best Results

Due to the overwhelming response, please enter your name and email to ensure the proper search results.

You Are On Your Way!

Family Picnic

Enter Your Email for Best Results

Due to the overwhelming response, please enter your name and email to ensure the proper search results.

You Are On Your Way!

Family Picnic

Enter Your Email to Receive New Assistance Updates

Due to the overwhelming response, please enter your name and email to ensure proper results.

Thank You! You will now receive the latest assistance updates!

Family Picnic

Enter Your Email for Best Results

Due to the overwhelming response, please enter your name and email to ensure the proper search results.

You Are On Your Way!

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This