Contrary to popular belief, Maternity Homes are not a thing of the past. In fact as more and more pro-life individuals and pregnancy help centers grow and thrive, the more they recognize a need for maternity homes. Generally, a group of pregnancy help centers will have a local maternity home in their network.
In Northeast Pennsylvania, St. Joseph's Center operates the best known Center for pregnant women. St. Joseph's operates several homes at various places within the community for women to live during their pregnancy and one where women can live with a newborn child for a few months.
In addition, Good Counsel Homes for single mothers and their babies was founded in 1985 by Father Benedict Groeschel in New York City is another resource for pregnant women.
Real Alternatives offers counseling for those in the state of Pennsylvania. If you need any help, or are looking for a place to stay during your pregnancy, call 1-888-LIFE AID.