What If Parenting Was Possible?

Parenting is challenging. It requires a lot of love and determination to succeed, but it isn’t impossible. Many of our support services are designed to assist you in parenting.

To determine what you will need to parent your child, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Will my parents or my partner support me financially?
  • Where can I live?
  • Can I finish my education or continue my career?
  • Do I have access to medical care?
  • Are there people around me who will support me physically and emotionally?
  • Can I afford to raise a child on my own?

All of these are valid questions. By determining the answer, you will know what services or assistance you need to parent successfully.

Free Services We Offer

The Options Pregnancy Clinic team assists you to get you started on solid ground. Here are just a few:

  • Prenatal and childbirth classes
  • Parenting education
  • Maternity clothing
  • Infant supplies, including furniture
  • Nutrition education
  • Support for fathers
  • Medical referrals
  • Community resources referrals
  • Assistance for 12 months post birth

Community Services Available to You

The Branson and Forsyth communities are committed to helping you become a successful parent. Assistance is available for over a year and a half at no cost. Here are a few of the services they provide:

  • Families First – The Families First program temporarily helps participants gain self-sufficiency through employment. They provide temporary cash assistance, transportation, child care assistance, educational support, job training, employment activities, and other support services.
  • Community parenting education classes
  • Medical care

We’re Here For You

If you want to learn more about parenting and the services available, please schedule a free and confidential appointment. Anyone will tell you parenting isn’t an easy option, but it is possible with our help and community assistance.

Before making a decision about your pregnancy, please talk with us about your situation. Fill out our confidential online form or call (417) 336-5483.