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

 

 

Free Cell Phones: Avoid The Trap
Cell phones are becoming very sophisticated with the advancement in the technology. Today the cell phones come with lot of mind-boggling kinds of features on them. Due to the increasing competition between the handset manufacturers and the service providers, lots of...
Health Insurance Coverage Changes | ACHA
Healthcare reform tends to be tricky and complex as it attempts to find a common ground that is beneficial for all people. Burdened by the political firestorms that surround it, the new healthcare bill approved by the House of Representatives will...
Affordable Health Insurance
Is finding affordable health insurance as improbable as encountering a unicorn walking across your back lawn? It doesn't have to be. Here are seven steps you can take to lower your costs.   1. Understand your options to buying affordable health...
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...
Walmart Owes Money
Wal-Mart is a nationally recognized big box store offering low prices for customers who have everyday needs. The store employs more than 1.2 million people, and many of them are currently in a situation in which they could receive a big payout from the company for...
Solid Advice for Credit Repair
It may be difficult to find information on the best ways to improve your credit. There is a wealth of different tips in this article to help you rebuild your journey to credit repair. Using these tips can save you from stressing and prevent headaches....
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...
5 Strategies to Reduce Stress and Strengthen Family Relationships
 Stress is everywhere. You feel stressed at work and on your commute, and maybe even your home, the place that is supposed to be your sanctuary. When you arrive home from your job, you're met by bills that need to be paid, children that need to be fed and...
Easy Formula for Grant Applications
When you look forward to apply for a government grant, you will need to do a lot of research and make elaborate preparations. To give a kick start to your grant seeking process, fist you must understand the different types of grants available. You will...
Social Security Disability Benefits
Sometimes in life, events occur that prevent people from working in order to make a living. Accidents occur and illness strikes at the most inopportune moments. The Social Security Administration may be able to help. They provide disability benefits to...
The World of Federal Grants
Welcome To The Wonderful World Of Federal Grants Federal Grants - If you are planning to go to college or university but know that you would never be able to afford it on your own, or with the help of your family for that matter, one of the first places...
4 Challenging Discussions (And How To Have Them)
It's not always easy to practice open and honest communication, especially with your family. Unfortunately, that lack of communication can have serious consequences. If you're having a hard time finding the courage to approach your family about an issue...
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...
Ways to Face Fears | Succeed
All of us have a hard time with failure, and it can often lead us to feeling insecure about ourselves. It can even begin to compound our fears and leave us feeling nervous and anxious in unfamiliar situations. We want to be able to predict and control everything that...
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...
Understanding Federal Grants (Part 2)
 In the last issue we talked about how the federal grant system works and how you can make it work for you. In this issue we are going talk about exactly who's eligible to apply for federal grant money. The simple fact is that almost everyone is eligible...
Feeling Lost? Free (Or Cheap) Career Assessment Tools
In today's world, more people are struggling to pay/find for housing, medical bills, education, and other aspects of life. As a result, embarking on a new career is becoming a popular option to better themselves and their families. However, when choosing a new career,...
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...
History of St Patrick’s Day
 St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually on March 17, the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St. Patrick’s Day, which falls during the Christian season of Lent,...
HARP Eligibility and Assistance
 If your mortgage is making your financial life more difficult than you expected, you can get assistance through a program called HARP (Home Affordable Refinance Program). HARP eligibility is easy to determine as there are several factors that can affect...

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