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Women's Care Center of Sevier County TN
July 13, 2011

The Women's Care Center of Sevier County, Inc. has served the needs of women and their families in Sevier County for 21 years. Any woman who thinks she might be pregnant may receive a free pregnancy test, peer consulting, accurate medical facts, including physical risks as a result of an abortion procedure, information about abortion alternatives, and kind assistance with any other information needed to make an informed, healthy choice about a pregnancy. All services of the WCC are free.

Material assistance at the Baby Boutique, continuing education in the parenting program, community referrals for other personal needs, and friendships established with staff and volunteers are added benefits received by WCC clients. Each client is assured of privacy and confidentiality.

The Great!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have seen marvelous changes in the mental, emotional and spiritual well-being of many clients through the years. The parenting program gives confidence to the soon-to-be and new parents. They look forward to the challenge of parenting because of the knowledge they have obtained.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

The WCC needs to have a 2,000 + square foot one-story facility to enable this ministry to meet the needs of more clients (more volunteers and an increase in daily hours of operation), to provide ultrasound services for clients, to establish a mentoring program for young fathers, and to open a small store for gently used baby items (for the public). The building location needs to be near a trolley stop and a large parking area would also be needed.

MY ROLE:
Board Member & I have assisted the Board of Directors in the governing of the WCC. .