If you’re pregnant and need help with options, Action Life can recommend some crisis pregnancy centres. These organizations can help you by providing free pregnancy tests, someone to talk to, and other support. 




St. Mary’s Home

780 l’Eglise Street
Ottawa, ON  K1K 3K7
Offers a full range of programs and services for young pregnant women and their children.
They offer: 
  • A place to stay for young pregnant women 
  • Help to have a healthy pregnancy and birth 
  • Shelter for you and your infant  (for up to 15 women and 8 newborns at a time)
  • Support during your pregnancy 
  • Parenting programs, life skills 
  • Support for young parents and their children through the Young Parent Outreach program 
  • Childcare, Schooling, Counseling and Foodbank support


Miriam Centre

107-1803 St. Joseph Blvd., 
Orleans, Ontario  K1C 6E7
A safe and confidential place to talk and share your feelings.
  • They offer: 
  • Help to women facing a difficult pregnancy
  • Assistance to new mothers having difficulty adjusting to life as a mother 
  • Help to any person suffering the emotional impact of abortion 
  • A free pregnancy test, practical help and emotional support, baby clothes, help in finding other resources, information on adoption services 
  • Help to heal after the loss of a child through abortion, miscarriage or infant death


Birthright Ottawa

265 carling Ave., suite 201
Ottawa, ON K1S 2E1
Birthright is a pregnancy service with branches worldwide. It is interdemoninational, staffed entirely by volunteers. Birthright can be the link to the right people just when you need it the most. It exists solely to give loving support to women and girls distressed by their pregnancy, by providing:
Friendship, encouragement and concrete help
  • Pregnancy tests 
    • Maternity clothing and baby clothes 

    Referrals for medical care 

  • Referrals for legal advice
  • Referrals for professional counselling 
  • Community resource information 



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