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

Surprise!

Lydia* came to our clinic for a pregnancy test and ultrasound. She’d lived abroad for a number of years and had just returned to the States because of boyfriend troubles. Lydia was currently living with her sister. Shortly after Lydia settled into her new home, she confided in her sister that she feared she was … Continued

I was at a loss

“I was at a loss. I didn’t know what to think, what to do or what to feel.”  That’s how Nina* felt when she arrived at our clinic. A young teenager, Nina was hoping to hide her pregnancy for as long as possible.  But her mom, Penelope*, found out and brought her to our clinic.   Penelope … Continued

What Child Is This?

This lovely carol so beautifully captures the awe and wonder of the Christ child! What child is this that angels sing and shepherds guard his keeping? At Care Net, we often find ourselves wondering the same. What child is this? When a patient visits our clinic with abortion on her mind, we wonder: Who is … Continued

Trina thinks differently now, thanks to you

Trina* is like many twenty-somethings.  She bought into the belief that sex is the natural progression of dating  and thought she was in a committed relationship. Imagine her surprise when she learned her boyfriend of seven months was unfaithful.   “I thought I ‘d made a good judgment about his character. But I guess I hadn’t.”    Trina found … Continued

Let’s talk about Empowerment

Masie*  recently visited our clinic for STI (sexually transmitted infection) testing.  She brought a friend for moral support.  Sharing with a stranger that she feared having an infection because her boyfriend had been unfaithful was hard for Masie to face alone.  As a teenager, a free clinic was just what Masie needed. When she made … Continued

No Regrets

Aimee is celebrating life, thanks to you! Aimee* and Ryan’s* relationship teetered between on-again/off-again. And when the pregnancy test came back positive, they were mostly “off.” “I knew having a baby and not being married would be a huge disappointment to my parents,” Aimee told us, “I was really torn between parenting and abortion.” That’s … Continued

In the midst of the crisis: We remain focused

In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, we are making changes to keep our staff and patients safe while remaining focused on our mission. We are following all local, state and federal guidelines and our medical advisory team is continually monitoring the situation and making recommended changes. Our bricks and mortar clinic is still open … Continued

When God Winks

Amazing things happen at Care Net every day. Here’s one story I just had to share. A young woman I’ll call DeeAnn visited our clinic.  DeeAnn and her boyfriend’s relationship had recently become physical and now DeeAnn feared she was pregnant.  DeeAnn, who was raised Catholic, was disappointed in herself and knew her family, co-workers … Continued

From My Heart

Among my greatest joys in life have been the moments when a grandchild came to me to be picked up and held. It has touched my heart to be the person they trusted and turned to when they were frightened, overwhelmed or in need of comfort.   At Care Net we have a similar experience … Continued