She's Pregnant

Our social workers can provide a space where she can feel safe, heard, and respected—where she does not feel stressed or pressured. We can also provide you with resources for how best to approach her during this stressful time.

The resources below will help to guide a conversation with your partner, family member, friend, or client. 

For Birth Fathers

My partner or spouse is pregnant

If you and your girlfriend, wife, or partner are facing an unplanned pregnancy, you may be feeling panicked, helpless, or overwhelmed. Our counselors can help calm the noise and explain your options and your rights.  We know that you may have a million questions: What am I going to do? What do I say to her? How can I support her? We can provide answers and help you figure out your next steps. Our counselors are available to meet with you in person or virtually. You can reach us by phone, email, or text 24-hours a day, seven days a week.

For Friends & Family

My friend or family member is pregnant

If you are the parent, family member, or friend of someone who is experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, our counselors can provide you with information that can help your loved one understand her options. Our social workers can help provide a space where she can feel safe, heard, and respected—where she does not feel stressed or pressured.

For Professionals

My client is facing an unplanned pregnancy

We are here for our community. Professionals encountering new and expectant parents considering their options can rely on Spence-Chapin for unbiased information and resources about family support services and adoption. We have trained thousands of healthcare professionals, counselors, and social service advocates on options counseling and support for pregnant women and their partners. Spence-Chapin also provides continuing education programs, ​and offers relevant and engaging, web-based and in-person adoption and child welfare workshops throughout the year.  If you have a question or would like to speak with us about a patient or client, please contact us. We are available by phone, email, or text 24-hours a day, seven days a week. Our counselors are available to meet in-person or virtually. 

With offices in NYC, Long Island and New Jersey, we work with healthcare professionals, parent groups, educators, elected officials, and more to provide education on family services, parenting, and adoption.

Topics Can Include:

  • Unbiased Options Counseling & Permanency Planning
  • Tough Conversations: How to Talk about Options with Clients
  • Birth Parent Rights
  • Modern Adoption Practice & Open Adoption
  • Special Needs & Options
  • We can also customize a presentation to fit your needs.

 

Request FREE Options Counseling brochures below available in multiple languages:

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