|AIU First Steps Parenting Program||Home visitation program for mothers with newborns which, for the first five years of the child's life, offers parenting support; information on child development, and nutrition; and information on community resources for parents.||Allegheny||AIU - Family and Community Education||Allegheny Intermediate Unit|
|Alternatives Yes - Information and Referral for Pregnancy||Provides information and referrals for pregnancy related issues||Fayette||Information and Referral for Pregnancy||Alternatives Yes Pregnancy Support Center|
|Alternatives Yes Pregnancy and Parenting Education Sessions||Provides pregnancy and parenting classes||Fayette||Pregnancy and Parenting Education Sessions||Alternatives Yes Pregnancy Support Center|
|Birthright of Pittsburgh||Birthright of Pittsburgh offers confidential pregnancy guidance to girls and women with unexpected pregnancies, free pregnancy testing, and support in finding alternatives to abortion.
They can also provide practical help with shelter and free baby clothes up to 12 months in size.||Allegheny||Birthright of Pittsburgh||Birthright of Pittsburgh|
|Boro Women & Family Services - Material Needs Assistance||Baby Care Essentials
||Erie||Boro Women & Family Services||Boro Women & Family Services|
|Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Oil City Office - Real Alternatives||* Pregnancy tests
* Counseling and referrals
* Help with decision making regarding adoption or parenting
* Pre-natal and parenting education
* Maternity clothing (when available) --- or referrals
* Baby clothing (when available)
* Diapers / formula (as available)||Venango||Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services - Oil City Office||Catholic Charities Counseling and Adoption Services|
|Catholic Charities of Lawrence County - Basic Needs Assistance||Basic needs includes limited financial assistance for utilities including assistance through Dollar Energy and CAP programs. Also, food, clothing and personal hygiene items - must attend a 1-hour group session to qualify.
||Lawrence||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc. Team HOPE Safety Net & Stability Services||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.|
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Lawrence County Outreach, Pregnancy and Parenting Support||Supportive counseling and assistance to women who are possibly pregnant or pregnant and to the caregivers of children up to the age of 2 - pregnancy testing, parenting resources, life-skills education, and baby care items.
||Lawrence||Catholic Charities of Lawrence County||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.|
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh - Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services||Catholic Charities offers support and assistance to women who are possibly pregnant, pregnant, or parenting an infant and to the biological fathers. Offers counseling, educational materials, and life skills education, as well as baby care items such as diapers, formula, and clothing.||Allegheny||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc. Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services||Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.|
|Childbirth and Parenting Education||Cumberland||Carlisle Area Family Life Center||Carlisle Area Family Life Center|
|Cumberland/Perry Nurse-Family Partnership||The Nurse-Family Partnership is a program for women having their first baby. A nurse will provide weekly or bi-weekly home visitation services throughout the pregnancy and will continue until the baby is two years old. The nurse can assist with the mother's specific needs, like helping her to understand her health and her baby's health, making the home a safe place, involving family and friends, and receiving information on community services.||Cumberland||Sadler Health Center Corporation||Sadler Health Center Corporation|
|CURO Women's Care Clinic||Provides support to women and families affected by unplanned pregnancy. Provides free medical services and information on all options regarding unplanned pregnancy.||Allegheny||CURO Women's Care Clinic||CURO Women's Care Clinic|
|Family Resources - First Steps||Home visitation program for families with children birth through 5; parenting support; information on health, child development, child care, and nutrition; school-readiness suggestions; and information on community resources for parents and children.||Allegheny||Family Resources First Steps||Family Resources|
|Fulton County Partnership - Fulton Fatherhood Initiative||The Fulton Fatherhood Initiative is designed to aid and support fathers in their very important role. The FCCF and it's staff believe that parent's are their child's first and most important teachers and promote activites and programming to bring this message to families. The Fulton Fatherhood Initiative has been developed to aid and support fathers in the child's growth and development. Various activities will help educate fathers on pregnancy and birth, child development, creating family stability, and continued support throughout their child's life.||Fulton||Fulton County Partnership - Program||Fulton County Partnership|
|Genesis of Pittsburgh, Inc. - Genesis Center||Free distribution of baby clothing (ages newborn to size 6) and baby items including cribs, car seats, bassinets, infant carriers, bath tubs, diapers, formula, and maternity clothing. Free pregnancy testing and counseling available, as well as CPR, nutrition and childbirth classes.||Allegheny||Genesis of Pittsburgh, Inc. - Genesis Center||Genesis of Pittsburgh, Inc.|
|Healthy Beginnings - Greene County||Pays for all health care needs for pregnant women. Provides gynecological and reproductive health care services; as part of the state-funded Healthy Beginnings program provides eligible pregnant women with prenatal care, psychosocial services, nutrition education, and other support services.||Greene||Greene County Assistance Office||Pennsylvania Department of Human Services|
|Home Nursing Agency Nurse Family Partnership, DuBois PA Office||A free home visitation program, nurses mentor income-eligible first-time mothers and provide education and support from early pregnancy through the child’s second birthday.||Clearfield||Home Nursing Agency Dubois PA Office||Home Nursing Agency|
|Life's Choices - Educational Classes||Educational classes about childbirth, parenting, life skills, post abortion||Berks||Life's Choices||Life's Choices|
|Life Way Pregnancy Center - Indiana||Provides life affirming alternatives, pregnancy and parenting support and social/community referrals. Onsite pregnancy testing, Non medical pregnancy assistance, Non medical fetal development, Labor and Delivery preparation, Adoption support, Parenting lessons (using the Earn While You Learn curriculum), Life skills, Post abortion support (emotional and spiritual), Sexual Integrity Program, Baby clothing.||Indiana||Life Way Pregnancy Center - Indiana||Life Way Pregnancy Center|
|Life Way Pregnancy Center Pregnancy Support||Provides pregnancy support and counseling||Westmoreland||Pregnancy Support||Life Way Pregnancy Center|
|Mercy Community Crisis Pregnancy Center||Free self-administered pregnancy test, parenting education, maternity/infant/toddler clothing||Berks||Mercy Community Crisis Pregnancy Center||Mercy Community Crisis Pregnancy Center|
|National Organization for Albinism & Hypopigmentation (NOAH)||Provides information and support for individuals and their families who are born with albinism. Also promotes awareness, research, and education. One annual partial scholarship available.||PO Box 959, East Hampstead NH (National Organization for Albinism & Hypopigmentation (NOAH))||National Organization For Albinism And Hypopigmentation |
|New Mom Network||Open-ended support group to assist with adjustment of recent birth of child and postpartum issues through sharing of feelings and ideas.||Dauphin||PinnacleHealth Womancare Resource Center||PinnacleHealth |
|Nurse-Family Partnership - Family First Health||Program provides prenatal and early childhood nurse home visitation to provide family support and education for first-time mothers during pregnancy and until the child is two years old.
- Health assessments
- Child development assessments
- Nutrition education
- Parenting education
- Breastfeeding education
- Health and safety information
- Family support planning
- Referrals to community resources and services
||York||Family First Health Center||Family First Health|
|NurturePA||Pairs new parents with mentors using text messages to support, encourage and provide information on maternal health, child health and development and family activities.||Allegheny||NurturePA||NurturePA|
|Parents As Teachers (PAT) and Fulton Fatherhood||Parents As Teachers (PAT) is a parenting program available to any Fulton County Parents - from pregnancy through children 5 years of age. No income requirement or cap.
As a participant you will receive:
- Personalized home visits by a certified Parent Educator, specially trained in child development and eager to help you give your child a great start.
- Group meetings with other parents, where you can share parenting experiences, gain new insights, and talk about topics that interest you. Great for social and emotional development.
- Information and guidance, beginning even before your baby is born, on preparing for your baby, home safety, what to expect as your child develops, effective discipline, constructive play and more.
- Periodic screening to ensure that your child is at their developmental age.
- A referral network that can help you find special services.
The home - centered partnership that works!
The Fulton Fatherhood Initiative is designed to aid and support fathers in their very important role. FCFP and it's staff believe that parents are their child's first and most important teachers and promote activities and programming to bring this message to families. The Fulton Fatherhood Initiative has been developed to aid and support fathers in the child's growth and development. Various activities will help educate fathers on pregnancy and birth, child development, creating family stability, and continued support throughout their child's life.
||Fulton||Fulton County Family Partnership, Inc.||Fulton County Family Partnership, Inc.|
|Perseus House - Florence Crittenton Maternity (Mother-Baby Residential Program)||Mother-Baby Program
Our 24-hour residential care and treatment program offers young mothers the opportunity to learn how to care for their child in a responsible manner, while in an environment that promotes the welfare and development of both mother and child. Aftercare services are available to previous residents for at least a year after discharge. (Outreach services are also offered to single mothers who were not previously in the Mother-Baby residential program.)
Our 24-hour residential care for single pregnant females offering case management, health care and education; personal living skills training; social development and adjustment. Services are also available to each girl’s family and to the expectant father.
Includes maternal and child (unborn) health education; monitoring of healthcare and follow-through of prenatal and general health care needs. Services are also available to the expectant father. The nursing staff of Florence Crittenton coordinates prenatal and health care with Saint Vincent Family Practice. In addition, the facility nurses provide bi-weekly groups that focus on prenatal care. Moreover, residents also participate in a program in conjunction with the Erie City School District at Saint Vincent Health Center. This consists of one class in the resident’s first trimester regarding parenting and prenatal care and a series of four classes for the second and third trimesters on labor and delivery preparation.
Includes maternal and child health care and education; well baby services supporting development of the baby health plan; teaching comprehensive Family Life education; case management around single parent problems; monitoring of general health and pediatric care, and parenting. Services are also available to the fathers of the babies.
In the final month of her pregnancy, the resident is moved to a room at the facility designated for a mother and baby. Upon delivery, the baby lives with his/her mother at Florence Crittenton up through discharge. Services are provided to residents and their babies until approximately 12 to 16 weeks postpartum.
||Erie||Perseus House||Perseus House|
|Precious Life, Inc. Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance Altoona||Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities that prepare teens who are or are about to become parents to be effective in their parenting roles.||Blair||Precious Life, Inc. Altoona Office||Precious Life, Incorporated|
|Precious Life, Inc. Teen Expectant/New Parent Assistance Johnstown||Programs that provide classes, workshops or other educational opportunities that prepare teens who are or are about to become parents to be effective in their parenting roles.||Cambria||Precious Life, Inc. Johnstown Office||Precious Life, Incorporated|
|Pregnancy Education and Support Services- The Hope Center Nescopek||Education and Support for:
-"Earn While you Learn" maternity & baby resources
-Education on abortion procedures and risks
-Post abortion education and healing
-Referrals to doctors and community services
-Information on STDs||Columbia||YLC The Hope Center - Nescopeck||Your Loving Choices, Inc.|
|Slate Belt Pregnancy Support Services||Provides pregnancy testing and counseling and offers classes on childbirth and parenting. Also provides baby equipment, such as car seats, cribs and strollers, and other baby needs, such as clothing, diapers and formula. Provides referral to other services needed, such as WIC, welfare and LIHEAP.
||Northampton||Slate Belt Pregnancy Support Services||Slate Belt Pregnancy Support Services|
|Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System - Strong Veteran, Strong Parent, Strong Child||Strong Veteran, Strong Parent, Strong Child is a parenting workshop to support veterans’ new roles as parents. The workshop is facilitated by two psychologists with expertise in the topics.
Goals include: |
The 90-minute sessions will rotate six topics:
- Increasing parenting skills through education and discussion about infants and toddlers,
- Learning and practicing self-care skills,
- Meeting and accessing support form other veteran parents,
- Connecting with national an d local parenting resources.
- Emotional experiences during and after baby;
- Caring and comforting baby;
- Relationships and intimacy during and after baby;
- Self-care and social support;
- Day-to-day parenting – time-management, scheduling, routines;
- Child Development.
|Veterans Health Administration, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System||United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration|
|Women's Choice Network - Monroeville||Women's Choice Network empowers women and men to make life-affirming decisions. Provides medical services including pregnancy testing, STD screening, limited ultrasounds,and medical consultation.||Allegheny||Women's Choice Network||Women's Choice Network|
|Women's Choice Network - North Side||Women's Choice Network empowers women and men to make life-affirming decisions. Provides medical services including pregnancy testing, STD screening, limited ultrasounds,and medical consultation.||Allegheny||Women's Choice Network||Women's Choice Network|
|Women's Choice Network - Oakland||Women's Choice Network empowers women and men to make life-affirming decisions. Provides medical services including pregnancy testing, STD screening, limited ultrasounds,and medical consultation.||Allegheny||Women's Choice Network||Women's Choice Network|