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Pregnancy Center Of Northern Kentucky Inc

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Causes: Civil Rights, Health, Human Services, Reproductive Health Care, Reproductive Rights, Right to Life, Single Parent Agencies

Mission: We have been serving the families of Northern Kentucky since July 1999. We provide pregnancy testing, pregnancy counseling, parenting training, sexual health counseling and more. In nine years, Care Net has grown from a single office to a multi-site organization with centers in four counties: Boone, Grant, Campbell and Kenton. An interdenominational cooperative agency, Care Net does not discriminate on any basis and offers all services in a confidential, nonjudgmental atmosphere completely free of charge to the client. We work directly with women who are pregnant or who believe they may be pregnant, fathers of the children and supportive family members. Within our budget, Care Net?s trained volunteers offer pregnancy tests, lay counseling, parenting classes and basic supplies to any member of the community who needs support. Since our organization was founded, we have recognized that mentoring and counseling clients in an unplanned pregnancy is a key factor in the strengthening of the mother/baby bond, family relationships and involvement in a Christian community. We have nine years of experience offering parenting training, as well as offering counseling for adoption options and post-abortion healing. As stated in our mission statement, Care Net supports people before, during and after an unplanned pregnancy.

Programs: Our Services -Pregnancy Tests: A self-administered urine test read with the supervision of an Advocate.-Options Counseling: The trained Advocates discuss fetal development; truthful and complete information about abortion procedures (including physical, emotional and spiritual risks); the adoption option; and the challenges and rewards of single parenting and marriage.-Accurate information on potential consequences of inappropriate birth control use and sexually transmitted diseases.-Earn While You Learn (E.W.Y.L.) Parenting Program: This program pairs clients with Mentor Moms. They meet together, as a group or one-on-one, throughout the client?s pregnancy. Each meeting centers on a lesson about pregnancy/parenting and the client ?earns? baby items. Parenting Programs are offered to both women and men before and after the birth of their child.- 1 2 3 Magic Parenting Program: This program was introduced for clients wishing to continue their parenting education. This award-winning, best-selling program provides practical and easy-to-learn parenting techniques that WORK for children ages 2-12. The program helps parents to control their children?s behavior. The parents learn simple techniques to be effective disciplinarians without using a physical approach.- Sexual Integrity Program (Steps to Sexual Health): We encourage sexual abstinence for our single clients. Advocates are trained to tenderly confront those with negative tests about the choices they are making and encourage a commitment to purity. The Sexual Integrity Program is also offered during E.W.Y.L. for those clients that are not married.- Life Skills Program: This program teaches our clients important life skills that help them in everyday life. The classes cover such topics as apartment renting & money management. This program helps our clients through the many challenges of life and empowers them to live independently and become productive parents for their children.- Post-Abortion Healing Program: Experienced post-abortion group leaders facilitate a support group for Biblically based healing and reconciliation.- Baby Clothes/Diapers/Baby Items/Maternity Clothes: These donated items are available upon request to those in need. - Limited Ultrasound Services to clients who are abortion-vulnerable and/or abortion-minded (meaning one of their choices would be to choose an abortion).

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

I know several of the individuals that work or volunteer for carenet, and I can honestly say they work very hard to enrich the lives of their clients.