Where to Find Help When You’re Pregnant and Struggling
You’re pregnant. Only you didn’t anticipate it. How will you afford this baby? How will you adjust your life for this complete 180?
Take heart–you’re not alone. Others have walked this path before you, and still others are ready to step in and help walk this road with you. West Michigan has many resources set up to help you through this stressful time.
SERVICES: Free pregnancy testing, STD counseling and pregnancy options counseling, ultrasounds (with exceptions), referrals for medical care and essential needs.
See complete list of Pregnancy Resource Centers in Michigan HERE to locate one near you.
415 Cherry Street SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 | 616.456.6873
SERVICES: Families in need can get car seats, cribs, diapers, clothing and most baby items, depending on availability.
Call with questions or to ask about a specific item.
2438 28th SW, Wyoming, MI 49519 | 616.261.0014
SERVICES: Free pregnancy tests, pregnancy options counseling, one-on-one mentoring, and educational classes including Parenting and Pregnancy Education are offered. Maternity and infant material resources available. Please call to schedule an appointment.
1725 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI 49507 | 616.459.9955
Housing for Unwed Pregnant Mothers
SERVICES: Unwed mothers, first pregnancy, must be at least 18-years old and up. Provide housing during pregnancy and up to 6 months afterwards for Kent and Ottawa County residents.
Located in Allendale, MI | 616.895.8336
SERVICES: Free for pregnant women and families with infants. Home visits before and after baby is born, health and parenting education, counseling, service coordination, and referral. Payment and arrangements for transportation included.
Medicaid Enrollment for Pregnant Women
SERVICES: Free service to help pregnant women without insurance to enroll in Medicaid. Available by appointment only at the Fuller Clinic.
700 Fuller NE | 616.632.7058
SERVICES:Free nutrition program for pregnant and breastfeeding women and children up to age five. Provides coupons for nutritious foods, education, and immunization. Income and health guidelines determine eligibility.
Available at all Kent County Public Health Clinics
SERVICES: Offer a selection of new and gently used items for infant and toddler care at no cost. The Baby Pantries are open to anyone who is financially responsible for a young child up to 5 years of age.
Grand Rapids Baby Pantry
303 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, MI | 616.454.4110
Muskegon Baby Pantry
1095 Third St, Muskegon, MI | 231.726.5341
Breakfast with Baby
SERVICES:Support for expectant moms 7+ months pregnant and new moms with babies to 12 months old. The program offers a breakfast and assistance with basic needs.
Central Wesleyan Church
446 West 40th St, Holland, MI | 616.395.3085
New Community and 4th Reformed Church
Corner of 15th St and Washington Blvd, Holland, MI | 616.392.2590
Faith Reformed Church
220 W. Central Ave, Zeeland, MI | 616.772.2427
Lighthouse Community Church
5947 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale, MI | 616.895.4349