Programs: First care pregnancy center servicesnew life family services (nlfs) exists to provide resources and support to families that are experiencing an unexpected pregnancy. Each year nlfs serves over 10,000 women, men, and children in the twin cities and rochester areas. We have four offices located in st. Paul, minneapolis, richfield and rochester. In 2014-2015, we provided 1,077 free pregnancy tests, answered 3,624 crisis phone calls, provided 415 ultrasounds, and had 2,355 visits from clients to our parenting plus (parenting education plus material assistance) program. We also provided free std testing and treatment at our university office in 2014-2015, serving 225 clients.
adoptionnew life family services offers both full and limited domestic adoption services for both birth families and adoptive families. Our services include a lifetime of post-adoption services. In 2014-2015 fiscal year, we provided 12 home studies and 11 home study updates. We were involved in 9 adoption placements, which included 9 children. In 2014-2015 fiscal year our post adoption department answered 37 general and inquiry phone calls and we worked with 27 ongoing clients. 5 post adoption informational packets were sent, 3 visits between birth and adoptive families were coordinated and 12 pieces of correspondence were forwarded.
support groups and mentoringnew life family services offers a number of support groups and mentoring. Conquerors is a support group that offers hope and healing for those hurting from a past abortion. The groups are offered several times per year out of multiple locations, including onsite at minnesota adult and teen challenge.