Our pregnancy counselors will travel anywhere in the state of Iowa, Eastern Nebraska, and North & Central Illinois to meet with you at no cost. We will provide you with information and resources that you need, and offer safe, supportive, confidential, and no-judgment pregnancy support. Reach out today!
A pregnancy can be a stressful time of concern and doubt. An unplanned pregnancy even more so. However, the incredible responsibility of bringing another life into the world is just that—incredible. At Lutheran Family Service, we are committed to help you create a plan that allows you to realize the beauty and joy of bringing a new life into the world through parenting or adoption.
Working throughout the states of Iowa, Eastern Nebraska, and North & Central Illinois, Lutheran Family Service pregnancy counselors travel to homes, schools and hospitals to support young women facing unplanned pregnancy making life-affirming choices for their future and the future of their babies.
Many times, a woman with an unplanned pregnancy just needs a safe place to explore her thoughts and feelings without being judged. Lutheran Family Service offers professional pregnancy counseling and no-pressure consultation with workers who listen to you, provide you with needed resources and walk alongside you the whole way. Our goal is to help you develop a plan that best fits your needs and the needs of your soon-to-be-born baby.
Every pregnancy is unique and different. Let us help you find your path whether that be parenting or placing for adoption.
If you are considering adoption, we want you to know that we have families waiting to love and receive a child into their arms. These families have passed all requirements through the state and additional requirements through Lutheran Family Service. Should you choose to place your baby for adoption, you will get to review each families’ profile book and choose the family that is right for your little one.
Are you facing an unplanned pregnancy? Lutheran Family Service will travel anywhere in the state of Iowa, Eastern Nebraska, and North & Central Illinois to meet with you at no cost. Reach out today to talk to a pregnancy counselor or to schedule a confidential appointment.Text "PregnancyHelp" to 844-764-2029 or call 877-510-2229
If you are facing an unplanned pregnancy, reach out today via our contact form to talk with us about creating a parenting or adoption plan that works best for you and your soon-to-be-born baby.
Contact us via our contact form to create an adoption plan that is right for you and learn more about our loving families in our adoption program ready adopt a baby!
When I found out I was pregnant, I didn't know where to turn. My counselor was a great help through the information and support she provided. I am so thankful that I had her to talk to!
If you are a birth parent from the state of Illinois, you may click here to download the Birth Parent Rights and Responsibilities document.
Many Hearts to Serve Women in IA, NE and IL Facing Unplanned Pregnancy
Forty-three percent of pregnancies in Iowa and Nebraska, and 52 percent of pregnancies in Illinois, are unplanned according to data collected by the National Survey of Family Growth (NEJM, 2016). That means over 90,000 women may need help connecting with community and state resources, deciding between options, and more. This great need is one of the reasons Lutheran Family Service is launching a new division of its ministry, called Many Hearts Unplanned Pregnancy Support, to provide greater focus, service and resources specifically to women facing unplanned pregnancies in Iowa, Eastern Nebraska and North & Central Illinois.