Free, Confidential Unplanned Pregnancy Counseling

One of our counselors will meet you at the location of your choosing for free and confidential options counseling. Although each woman's circumstances are unique, most women facing an unplanned pregnancy have primarily three options. We'll help you explore each of them so you can decide which feels right for you.


You can choose a loving family in Illinois to parent your child. Every adoption is different and you can choose the level of openness that you are comfortable with.

Considering Adoption?
Ask yourself:

  • What are my hopes and dreams for my child?
  • Do I feel pressured to choose adoption?
  • What kind of adoptive family would I want?
  • Would I like to stay in contact with my child?


If you feel the timing is right to parent your child, this might be the best option for you and your baby.

Considering Parenting?
Ask yourself:

  • What are my hopes and dreams for my child?
  • Do I feel pressured to choose parenting?
  • Do I have a steady income and support system?
  • Do I have childcare options for while I'm at work or school?
  • What are my hopes and dreams for myself?


Women can choose to end their pregnancy through abortion. Make sure you are informed and confident before moving forward with this procedure.

Considering abortion?
Ask yourself:

  • How far along am I in my pregnancy?
  • Do I feel pressured to choose abortion?
  • Am I informed about this procedure?
  • How did I feel about abortion prior to becoming pregnant? Has that changed?

We are not medical doctors and we do not provide medical procedures. While we can refer you to clinics or medical resources near you, we can't answer specific medical questions related to abortions, including the current development of your baby.

Choose a Family

If you are considering an adoption plan for your child, you choose the family you feel best matches your vision for your child's future.

Frequently Asked Questions

What if You Want to Parent?

Do you want to parent your child, but don't know if you have the resources to make it possible? For eligible women, our Empowering Women, Strengthening Families program will equip you with the support and resources you need to successfully and independently parent.


Make an Adoption Plan

Every adoption looks different. You can make the plan that is best for you and your baby and we'll guide you through every step of the process.

You decide the level of openness. You pick the family. You can change your mind at any point during your pregnancy.

If you are considering adoption, we can provide personalized information and resources about how to move forward.

Learn the top 7 myths about adoption  or    Watch a video about Sarabeth, who made an adoption plan for her son.

Lifelong Support

No matter which option you choose, we are here for you and your child for life. We offer counseling, support and guidance whenever you may need us.

If you need free unplanned pregnancy support, we're available day or night.

Our Promise To You

We know that an unplanned pregnancy can be scary. You may feel like you are all alone. But you are not alone. We are with you and here for you. And we know you can do this. You are strong and brave. We are here to help you plan for the future. On this journey, we promise to:

  • Treat you with dignity and respect
  • Listen without judgment
  • Give you the support and guidance you need to make a plan for the future
  • Connect you with the resources you need
  • Walk you through every step
  • Empower you to make the best plan for your child

If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy or considering choosing an adoptive family for your baby, our services are free and confidential. We are a group of caring, professional women, available 24/7.


  • Main Office
  •      630-754-4500
  •     270 Remington Blvd., Suite D
  •     Bolingbrook, Illinois 60440
  •      8:30 am to 4:00 pm (CT) M - Th
  •      8:30 am to 12:30 pm (CT) F
  • Wisconsin Office
  •      920-328-9495
  •     414 E. Walnut St. Suite 261
  •     Green Bay, WI 54301
  •      8:30 am to 4:00 pm (CT) M - Th
  •      8:30 am to 12:30 pm (CT) F


  • Serving women in:
  •      Chicagoland,
  •      Northern Illinois,
  •      Central Illinois,
  •      Southern Illinois,
  •      Northern Wisconsin,
  •      Southern Wisconsin,
  •      Eastern Wisconsin,
  •      & Western Wisconsin

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