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Information on Abortion and Pregnancy Options

NAF (National Abortion Federation)
1.800.772.9100
The professional association of abortion providers in North America. Offers information about abortion, finding an abortion provider, and financial assistance.

Pregnancy Options Workbook

  • This online workbook offers information on adoption, abortion, and parenting, as well as chapters on spirituality, self-care, decision-making exercises, and information just for men.
  • This site also offers “Abortion: Which Method Is Right for Me?” for women choosing between medication and surgical abortion.

Mom, Dad I’m Pregnant

  • Special help and support for young women and girls facing an unplanned pregnancy.
  • Offers tips for talking with parents, and gives advice to parents on how to help their daughters. Also addresses issues of spirituality, and how young male partners can be involved.

Abortion Conversation Project
This site aims to promote conversation about abortion and pregnancy, and show the many different sides of these complicated issues.

Backline

  • Backline promotes unconditional support for women’s decisions, feelings and experiences with pregnancy, parenting, abortion and adoption. Backline’s team of dedicated volunteer Advocates offers a listening ear and judgment-free support.
  • Talk Line: 1.888.493.0092
  • Monday-Thursday, 5pm-10pm Pacific Time
    Friday-Sunday, 10am-3pm Pacific Time
  • A nonjudgmental, compassionate place to talk about your feelings and pregnancy decision.

Choice Link Up

A directory listing for information about reproductive health and rights, abortion, pregnancy options, and discussion-based websites.

Adoption Access Network

Accurate information about adoption resources.

Counseling (Pre- and Post-Abortion)

Backline
503.493.0092 or 888.493.0092

Open, honest conversation and support for women and their loved ones before and after an abortion. Free and confidential.

Faith Aloud [br] 1-888-717-5010

  • Specially trained Clergy and Religious Counselors offer spiritual resources and counseling for women before and after an abortion.
  • Free and confidential.
  • Sample inspirational hand-outs from Faith Aloud:  Waiting Room Prayers

Imagine Counseling
505.757.2991

  • Guidance, support, and therapy for women before or after having an abortion.
  • No charge for initial 30 minute conversation.

The Good Mother: An Abortion Parable by Kris Bercov

Kris Bercov is a licensed Mental Health Counselor who began her work in a birth control and abortion clinic where she supported women through her abortion experiences. She wrote the book The Good Mother: An Abortion Parable in 1993 to help women who had unresolved grief and/or guilt following their abortion procedures. The Good Mother – An Abortion Parable by Kris Bercov
The Emotional Resolutions Workbook

The Emotional Resolutions Workbook is a guide to emotional and spiritual resolution after an abortion. The guide is offered by Pregnancy Options.

Abortion Care Network

The Abortion Care Network is a network of independent abortion providers, allies, and individuals who provide quality care for women and its activities, including Enough! Basta! Stop Sidewalk Bullying at Women’s Clinics, efforts to de-stigmatize abortion, and ongoing training for quality abortion care.  Their website offers numerous resources for you, your family and your loved ones.

You Are a Good Woman (You Are a Good Woman – The Abortion Care Network offers this handout to women choosing abortion to remind women that they are making a decision out of goodness and to challenge those who would make them feel bad about their decision.

Peace after abortion  

A site designed to help women who may be experiencing a negative emotional response after an abortion.

Abortion Conversation Project

The Abortion Conversation Project is a website dedicated to offering opportunities to talk about abortion honestly and publicly

Men and Abortion

Men and Abortion is a website offering support for men who have been the partner or friend of the women who have had an abortion.

Sexual Health Information

Teen Wire

  • Honest, accurate information about sex, birth control, pregnancy, and more.

Georgia AIDS/STD Hotline
1.800.551.2728

  • Offering free testing and other services to the Atlanta community.

SisterSong

  • Empowering women of color to educate themselves, each other, and their community about issues related to sexual and reproductive health.

Religious

RCRC (Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice)
202.628.7700

  • Offers resources on clarifying one’s spiritual beliefs around abortion, as well as a comprehensive list of publications for download on individual religions’ stances on choice.

Catholics for a Free Choice
202.986.6093

  • Resources for pro-choice Catholics.

 Faith Aloud

Faith Aloud offers counseling and support and is dedicated to overcoming the religious of abortion and sexuality.

Financial Assistance

Georgia Reproductive Justice Access Network

GRJAN is a grassroots feminist organization that promotes and supports reproductive justice in northeast Georgia. They work to identify and eliminate barriers to abortion access faced by low-income people in northeast Georgia by providing grants and practical support to those who cannot afford the full cost of an abortion or birth control.

NNAF (National Network of Abortion Funds)

  • Helps women who need financial assistance to obtain an abortion procedure.
  • Provides support for the creation of new abortion funds and existing funds.
  • Advocates for reproductive healthcare and rights on a national level.

NAF (National Abortion Federation)
1.800.772.9100

  • The professional association of abortion providers in North America.
  • Offers information about abortion, finding an abortion provider, and financial assistance.

WRRAP (Women’s Reproductive Rights Assistance Project)

WRRAP raises money for low income women of all ages, ethnicities and cultural backgrounds who are unable to fully pay for either emergency contraception or a safe and legal abortion.

Make A Difference Fund

The Make A Difference Fund was established to help women in the United States afford access to safe abortions. The fund has been open for over 20 years and 100% of the money raised is pledged to women in need

Atlanta Prochoice Action Committee

The Atlanta Pro-Choice Action Committee provides funding for abortions and transportation and escort services

Domestic Violence

National Domestic Violence Hotline
800-799-7233

  • Offers crisis intervention and refers victims to adult protective-services organizations across the country.
  • Anonymous, confidential, 24 hours a day.

Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women
888-743-5754

  • Offers resources for male victims of domestic violence

Rape/Sexual Assault

National Sexual Assault Hotline
1.800.656.HOPE

  • A nationwide partnership of more than 1,100 local rape treatment hotlines providing victims of sexual assault with free, confidential services 24/7

Dekalb Rape Crisis Hotline and Center
404.377.1428

  • Provides services to survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones.
  • Offers education to the general public on sexual assault crimes and prevention.

Grady Rape Crisis Center

404.616.4861 – 24 hour hotline

Provides free services for individual or group therapy

HIV/AIDS

National HIV and STD Testing Resources

Provides information on HIV/AIDS and a directory on local testing sites across the US

AID Atlanta
800.551.2728 or 404.870.7775

  • Anonymous or confidential walk-in HIV Testing – results available in 20 minutes
  • A comprehensive resource for individuals with HIV/AIDS, as well as information on prevention and common questions

Legal Services

Women’s Law

Provides legal information and support to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault

Political Activism

SPARK / Georgians for Choice

SPARK is a statewide community based and centered reproductive justice organization based in Atlanta, GA.

SisterSong

A group that mobilizes women of color around the issues of reproductive justice.

Georgia Reproductive Justice Access Network

GRJAN is a grassroots feminist organization that promotes and supports reproductive justice in northeast Georgia. They work to identify and eliminate barriers to abortion access faced by low-income people in northeast Georgia by providing grants and practical support to those who cannot afford the full cost of an abortion or birth control.

Georgia NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League) – National NARAL

202.973.3000

  • Provides information on advocacy and how to participate in reproductive rights issues.

NOW (National Organization for Women)

 

Georgia NOW Chapters

  • Information for young feminists.

 

ACLU of Georgia – American Civil Liberties Union (National office)

  • A non-profit organization dedicated to defending and protecting individual rights and personal freedoms through advocacy, public education and litigation.
  • Visit ACLU.org for links to ACLU affiliates in other states.

 

Ms. Foundation

For over 35 years, the Ms. Foundation has supported solutions for those who are most impacted by poverty, violence and other forms of injustice—especially low-income women, women of color, immigrant women, youth and LGBTQ people.

An Open Letter to 21 Million Women by B.J. Isaacson-Jones —  An-Open-Letter-to-21-Million-Women-Isaacson-Jones – is an open letter to women to actively protect their right to choose.

Feminist Majority Foundation

Advances the legal, social and political equality of women with men, countering the backlash to women’s advancement, and recruiting and training young feminists to encourage future leadership for the feminist movement in the United States.

Homeless Shelters