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Pro-Life Local Help Agencies

MIRIAM CENTRE offers free and confidential services, someone to talk to, a sister, a friend. They offer:

  • Help to women facing a difficult pregnancy
  • Assistance to new mothers having difficulty adjusting to life as a mother
  • Help to any person suffering the emotional impact of abortion
  • A free pregnancy test
  • Information on their resources and services
  • Help arranging medical care, schooling, financial help and lodging
  • Help after the loss of a child through miscarriage or infant death
  • 2742 St. Joseph Blvd., Suite 030
    Orleans, Ontario
    K1C 1G5
    (613) 830-8623

BIRTHRIGHT is an emergency pregnancy service with branches worldwide. It is interdenominational; staffed entirely by volunteers; and is not involved in political lobbying. Birthright exists solely to give loving support to women and girls distressed by their pregnancy, by offering:

  • Free pregnancy testing
  • Referrals to medical practitioners
  • Referrals to other community professionals where appropriate
  • Advocacy before community agencies, such as, schools, welfare office and adoption agencies
  • Transportation for medical and other care
  • Maternity clothing and baby layettes
  • Ongoing supportive friendship, as long as needed or wanted.
  • 302-200 Isabella Street
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1S 1V7
    (613) 231-5683

FIRST PLACE PREGNANCY CENTRE offers help to all pregnant women regardless of age, race, creed or marital status. They offer:

  • Someone to talk to
  • Free pregnancy tests
  • Clothes, toys, equipment
  • Help with arranging medical care, education and temporary housing
  • On-going support
  • Referral to adoption services
  • Suite 201-889 Bank Street
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1S 3W4
    (613) 228-7475

MARGUERITE CENTRE of Prescott-Russell offers help to all persons concerned with a pregnancy. It is a non-profit organization- the only source of income are donations. They offer:

  • Education on subjects related to the respect of life
  • Someone to talk to
  • Warm and friendly support
  • Counseling
  • Spiritual guidance
  • Baby clothes, maternity clothes, etc.
  • Referrals adapted to needs
  • Follow-up if needed
  • Free and confidential service
  • Contact Person: Pierrette Leclair
    1069 Queen C.p.355
    L’Orignal, ON
    K0B 1K0
    (613) 675-1069
    Email Address:

THE HOLY FAMILY CENTRE offers a place of refuge to any person suffering from the aftermath of abortion. They offer compassion and spiritual help so that forgiveness and reconciliation can be achieved through God’s mercy and love.

    100 Young St.
    Ottawa, On
    (613) 722-8163

HELPLINE offers 24 hour counseling service to women in need.