Google, find a free clinic to get a pregnancy test

Emma* had just relocated to Madison when she discovered she was pregnant. Her partner, Ian, was unemployed, and she had a part-time job and no medical insurance. Add to that the fact that she had miscarried a pregnancy a few years back, and you can imagine the stress Emma was feeling.   Emma found First Care … Continued

Does God care about our sleep?

Yes, He does! Serving as an executive director for a pregnancy center and maternity home means you do a lot of “other duties as assigned.” One of those “other duties” is providing overnight and/or weekend coverage for the maternity home when staff is out sick or unavailable. Of course, overnights and weekend in the maternity … Continued

Blessed to be a Blessing

“Whoever brings blessing will be enriched, and one who waters will himself be watered.” Proverbs 11:25 Andrew needed a car. Money was tight, so Andrew’s boss and brother chipped in to help him purchase one from a neighbor, who’d deeply discounted the car so Andrew could afford it. It was an incredible, life-changing blessing for … Continued

Is a Post Roe v Wade World Coming?

The Supreme Court is discussing the constitutional right to abortion, and people on both sides of the issue are wondering how or if abortion access will change in the coming months. I’ve seen some powerful word slinging, along with a dire list of things we can expect: women dying in alleys, an increase in crime … Continued

Seven Birthdays Later!

Seven Birthdays Later! Some days just stay with you. For Shelby, the date is February 9, 2015. How clearly she remembers walking out the door of Care Net’s First Care Clinic with an ultrasound picture and a reason to live. “My lifestyle had become so unmanageable that every time I spoke with my mother on … Continued

Education Classes

Who taught you how to be a mom or dad? How to fix a flat or save for the future? We all have different answers, and some may say, “I never was taught those things.” At Care Net we understand that not everyone has a role model mom or dad. But it’s never too late … Continued

Care Fest – Loving our neighbors!

Care Net is partnering with Extended Hands Pantry, LightHouse Church & School, Asbury Methodist, and Familia Dental for an essential supply giveaway event! Families in need, single moms, and dads can come by LightHouse Church on Schroeder Rd on Saturday, March 5 from 10:00 am -12:00 pm for free diapers and baby essentials, household goods … Continued

“I’ve never spoken about this with anyone.”

“Thank you for letting me talk about this. I’ve never spoken about my abortion with anyone,” Sheila* shared through her tears. She was a mature, professional woman in her 30’s, who’d come to our clinic to be tested for a sexually transmitted infection. Sheila indicated on her health history that she’d had one abortion. Our … Continued


Have you heard it said, “Compassion is a verb”?  It reminds me of how completely it captures the fact that true compassion requires action.   Here are just a few of the many ways your generous support has helped Care Net live compassion over the past year.  When a pregnant mom came to us, wearing only sandals, … Continued

Is God Calling You?

You may have seen the “We’re hiring” ads on our Facebook page, eblasts or our website. And it’s true – we are hiring. But we aren’t just looking for people to work here – we’re looking for people whom God is calling to serve women and families facing unintended pregnancies. And that’s a big difference. … Continued