You Took a Chance on Ashlee

And Helped Bring About God’s Plan “My baptism meant I was serious about changing my life,” said Ashlee*. “It meant I stopped smoking marijuana and drinking and gave all my problems to God.” Ashlee, a resident of The Elizabeth House, has been on her own since she was 18 years old. Her mom showed her … Continued

Look! A Pivotal Picture

“Look!” Ryan* told our Fatherhood Specialist, holding up a black and white ultrasound photo of his tiny preborn child. He was grinning from ear to ear. But just a couple weeks earlier, his girlfriend, Stephanie*, held the secret that she was pregnant. When she first came to our clinic, Stephanie was afraid to tell Ryan … Continued

God Gave Her a “Diamond Ring”

Amira* came to us to test for sexually transmitted infections, but as she met with our nurse, she asked for a pregnancy test too. When the nurse let Amira know the test was positive, the walls went up. We told her about our education on healthy pregnancies and childbirth. She said, “I don’t need that.” … Continued

A Valentine for Alessandra

Sometimes a Valentine looks like a meal and a rent check. Your love made a difference for Alessandra* and her son. Because of you, Alessandra has a warm and safe home this Valentine’s Day. Alessandra is pregnant and married to an abusive man who is now in jail. She had an eviction notice in her … Continued

Introducing a Man Who Loves Being a Dad

If you’ve been walking with Care Net for a while, you may know already know this. It has been on our hearts to move our Fatherhood program forward for a number of years. That’s why it is with great joy that we introduce you to the newest member of our staff, our Fatherhood Specialist, Mitch … Continued

When a Room Says “You Matter”

“All this is for me?!” exclaimed Jada*. Jada was looking at her new bedroom in The Elizabeth House for the first time. The fully furnished bedroom was ready for her, complete with new towels, sheets, bedding and a lovely handmade quilt. On the dresser were new toiletry items that were ready for Jada’s use. The … Continued

You Turned Lost into Found

Now Rose* Can Do Anything, Because of You A courageous and beautiful Rose, a 2017 graduate of The Elizabeth House, shared her story of hope and redemption at Care Net’s Annual Fundraising Banquet. “I once was lost. I didn’t know who I was or what my purpose was. I made some horrible decisions and was going … Continued

“I Love That You Pray For Me”

“Could we pray for you?” a nurse asked Jessica*. “Yeah, I love that you always pray for me here,” Jessica replied. As far as we know, Jessica is not a Christian. But she does trust us and appreciate our prayers. Today Jessica was having an ultrasound. But a few weeks earlier, she was here for a pregnancy test. And if the test was positive, … Continued

The Almost Abortion

“I have to tell you. I almost had an abortion with this pregnancy,” Taylor* confided to our nurse manager during her ultrasound. Taylor was a patient in our clinic a couple years ago. She was considering abortion that time – but made a decision to carry to term. Now she has a beautiful two year … Continued

My Munchkinland

Chloe*, our former patient and a new mom, has a special message for everyone who makes Care Net’s clinic possible. At Care Net’s recent banquet, she described herself as “like Dorothy” and she found her “Munchkinland” in First Care Clinic. She told her story in the “Best Decision” video and then shared the following words … Continued