Faith-based Pregnancy Resource Center opens its doors to the century:



A new faith-based pregnancy resource center is now open at Century.

The Life Options Clinic provides free pregnancy support, resources and information for women and their families to anyone. The center is located in a county-owned building at 511 Church Street.

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“Who we are and what we do is help families. That’s what we do, ”Life Options Clinic CEO Cindy Roberts said before a ribbon cut on Wednesday. . ”We want to strengthen the family. We want to encourage families so that they can enter.

“We are a faith-based pro-life organization that everything we present is done in love, grace and kindness, never judgment or condemnation,” Roberts continued (pictured left). “We’re not here to force a girl to change her mind. We are here to inform her, and she will make whatever choice she has to make. But if they choose to keep their baby, we accompany them and accompany them on this journey.

The Life Options Clinic offers pregnancy tests and ultrasounds (currently in their Milton facility, but soon in Century). They make referrals for medical care, adoption information, housing, education, job search and financial assistance. The clinic also runs classes on topics such as prenatal care, nutrition, child safety, parenting, financial planning, other life skills, and Bible students.

Clients who attend classes earn “. Infant formula and food are available without the use of “baby bucks”.

All of Life Options Clinic’s services are free and confidential, said Roberts.

The nonprofit, voluntary organization is supported by donors, receiving support from many churches, community organizations and businesses. In addition to financial donations, the Life Options Clinic accepts donations of baby diapers and new or lightly used clothing up to size 2T.

Century Life Options Clinic is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday. For more information, call (850) 904-3344.

Escambia County has entered into a three-year lease with the Life Options Clinic for the Church Street property at $ 1 per year. There is a renewal option for two additional two-year terms. Life Options must pay for routine maintenance and utilities; Escambia County will handle major repairs to the building and systems such as HVAC, plumbing and electrical.

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