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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Bridgeport- health care- YMCA

Fairfield County- basic medical care- New Covenant Center

Hartford- health care, respite care- The Friendship Center

New Haven- medical respite- Columbus House

New Haven- prescription assistance- Yale New Haven Hospital

New London- medical respite- New London Homeless Hospitality Center

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

County/City

Bridgeport- YMCA

Bristol- Bristol Homeless Shelter

Bristol- St. Vincent DePaul Mission

Danbury- Dorothy Day Hospitality House

Fairfield- (emergency shelter and affordable housing) Operation Hope

Hartford- Ed O’Neil House

Hartford- Marshall House

Hartford- Mercy Supportive Housing Services

Hartford- St. Elizabeth House

Hartford- Soromundi Commons

Hartford- South Park Inn

Hartford County- Columbus County

Middlesex County-  Columbus House

Milford- Beth-El Center

New Britain- The Friendship Center

New Haven- Columbus House

New Haven- Hillside Family Shelter

New Haven- Housing Authority

New Haven- New Reach

New Haven- Stepping Stone

New London- Covenant Shelter

New London- Genesis House

New London- New London Homeless Hospitality Center

New London County- Columbus House

Norwalk- Malta House

Norwalk- Open Door Shelter

Norwich- Thames River Community Service

Stamford- Inspirica

Vernon- The Cornerstone Foundation

Waterbury- Safe Haven

Waterbury- St. Vincent de Paul Mission

Westport- Homes with Hope

Willimantic- Holy Family Home & Shelter

Willimantic (seasonal shelter)- Windham Region Hospitality Center

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- emergency & temporary- Nannies As Needed

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Bridgeport- YMCA

East Hartford- YWCA

Fairfield County- emergency care- Your Peace of Mind

Hartford- YWCA

Manchester- YWCA

New Haven- sliding scale- Calvin Hill Day Care Center

New Haven County- emergency care- Your Peace of Mind

Westchester County- emergency care- Your Peace of Mind

West Hartford- YWCA

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Care 4 Kids(childcare assistance)

Child Care Assistance

Energy Assistance CEAP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

RAP

SCHIP

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- diaper bank directory- The Diaper Bank

County/City

Bridgeport- parenting skills- YMCA

Fairfield County- baby materials- Person-to-Person

Greenwich- diapers, clothing, etc.- Neighbor to Neighbor

New Haven- single mother services, diapers, etc.- CAANH

New Haven- diapers, parenting skills- MOMS Partnership

New Haven- diapers, clothing- St. Luke’s Services

New Haven- diapers- The Salvation Army

Norwalk- baby pantry- Malta House

Stamford- parenting program- Inspirica

Unionville- (refers for adoption. Please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- clothes, furniture, baby items, etc.- Crisis Pregnancy Center of CT

West Haven- diapers- Our Lady of Victory Parish

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- energy assistance- Operation Fuel

Statewide- car sharing club- Zipcar

County/City

Bristol- food pantry, daily meals- The Salvation Army

Danbury- daily meals- Dorothy Day Hospitality House

East Haven- food pantry- East Haven Food Pantry

Fairfield- food pantry- Operation Hope

Fairfield County- daily meals, food pantry, job skills program, life coaching, laundry, personal hygiene items, etc.- New Covenant Center

Fairfield County- emergency assistance, food assistance, scholarship opportunities, holiday programs, etc.- Person-to-Person

Greenwich- food, clothing, household goods, etc.- Neighbor to Neighbor

Hamden- food & clothing assistance, daily meals- St. Ann’s Soup Kitchen

Hartford- showers, hygiene supplies, laundry, daily meals, etc.- The House of Bread

Hartford- Daily meals, laundry, showers, food pantry, hygiene items- The Friendship Center

Manchester- daily meals, food pantry- MACC Charities

New Britain- daily meals- The Friendship Center

New Haven- food bank- Bethel AME Church

New Haven- case management, homeless services, etc.- CAANH

New Haven- food pantry, furniture assistance, energy assistance, etc.- Christian Community Action

New Haven- food pantry, daily meals- DESK

New Haven- social services directory- Get Connected New Haven

New Haven- clothing closet & food pantry- Immanel Missionary Baptist Church

New Haven- food & clothing assistance- Macedonia Church of God in Christ

New Haven- food pantry- New Flame Restoration Church

New Haven- food & clothing pantry, holiday assistance, meals- St. Luke’s Services

New Haven- food & clothing assistance- St. Paul and St. James Episcopal Church

New Haven- water & utility assistance, food pantry, holiday assistance, etc.- The Salvation Army

New Haven- food pantry- Varick Memorial AME Zion Church

Stamford- employment assistance- Inspirica

Torrington- food pantry- FISH

Vernon- daily meals, clothes, food pantry- The Cornerstone Foundation

Waterbury- food, rental and utility assistance, clothing, etc.- The Salvation Army

Waterbury- clothing, appliances- St. Vincent de Paul Mission

West Haven- food assistance- Gateway Christian Fellowship

West Haven- food & clothing assistance- Our Lady of Victory Parish

West Haven- food pantry, referral services- WHEAT Inc.

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

New Haven- MOMS Partnership

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Putative Father Registry

There is no Putative Father Registry at this time.

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

No consent  to termination by a mother shall be executed within forty-eight hours immediately after the birth of her child.

The court may grant a motion to open or set aside a judgment terminating parental rights pursuant to section 52-212 or 52-212a or pursuant to common law or may grant a petition for a new trial on the issue of the termination of parental rights, provided the court shall consider the best interest of the child.

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End An Adoption Plan

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Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

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Delaware

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Medical

Housing/Shelter

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

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Support Groups

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Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Georgetown- prescription assistance- First State Community Action

Wilmington- prescription assistance- Friendship House

Wilmington- medical- Sunday Breakfast Mission

Wilmington- medical & dental- The Ministry of Caring Inc.

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

County/City

Dover- The Shepherd Place

Georgetown- Sussex Community Crisis Housing

Milford (accepts female veterans with their children)- Home of the Brave

Newark- YWCA

Rehoboth Beach (seasonal shelter)- Immanuel Shelter

Wilmington- Family Promise

Wilmington- Friendship House

Wilmington- Sojourners’ Place

Wilmington- Sunday Breakfast Mission

Wilmington- The Ministry of Caring Inc.

Wilmington- YWCA

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Wilmington- The Child Care Center

Wilmington- Guardian Angel Child Care

Wilmington- Il Bambino

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

Healthy Children Program

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- diapers, wipes, formula- Cuddle Me Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

County/City

Newark- diaper bank- The Greater Philadelphia Diaper Bank

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- low-income small loans- Capital Good Fund

County/City

Georgetown- food, eviction & utility assistance- First State Community Action

Wilmington- clothing- Clothing Bank of Delaware

Wilmington- clothing, food, etc.- Friendship House Day Ministry

Wilmington- clothing, furniture, household items, daily meals, etc.- The Ministry of Caring Inc.

Wilmington- utility & rent assistance, food pantry, etc.- The Salvation Army

Wilmington- daily meals- Sunday Breakfast Mission

Wilmington- financial stability programs- United Way

For more information: Delaware Centralized Intake

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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Putative Father Registry

Contact Here

Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

A mother whose consent to the termination of parental rights is required may execute a consent only after the child is born.

A statement that the individual executing the consent understands that after the consent is signed and confirmed pursuant to § 1106(c) and (d) of this title, it is final and may not be revoked or set aside for any reason unless the requirements of § 1106B(a) of this title have been met

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

If you have been a recipient of help, you know firsthand how essential volunteers and/or donations were to your success. Please consider volunteering for or donating to any of the vital organizations on this page.

Top of Page

Recommend a Service

Know a service applicable to moms and children in this state, but it’s not listed? Please share it by contacting the page: Here.

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Florida

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Housing/Shelter

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Support Groups

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Putative Father Registry

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End An Adoption Plan

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

Statewide- mental health- Westcare

Regional

Central Florida- mental health- Aspire Health Partners

Central Florida- behavioral health sliding fee scale- LifeStream

Central Florida- medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, etc.- Orange Blossom Family Health

County/City

Apopka- prescription assistance- Loaves & Fishes

Belleview- discount pharmacy- Canadian Discount Rx Services

Brooksville- prescriptions, basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Bushnell- prescription, basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Dade City- prescriptions, basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Davie- mental health- Sheridan House

Daytona Beach- mental health, medical, transportation assistance for medical- The HUM Center

Ft. Lauderdale- medical, dental, behavioral health- Broward Partnership

Key West- medical, dental, mental health- FKOC

Key West- medical, prescription assistance- SHAL

Kissimmee- medical and dental assistance- Osceola Christian Ministry Center

Lakeland- dental & limited medical- The Good Samaritan Free Clinic

Lake Wales- care for the uninsured- Lake Wales Care Center

Lecanto- prescription and basic medical- Community Action Partnership

Miami- healthcare- Miami Rescue Mission

Ocala- discount pharmacy- 17th Street Discount Pharmacy

Ocala- prescription assistance, eyeglasses, gas vouchers for medical travel- Interfaith Emergency Services

Orange County- medical/social services for pregnant women and infants- Healthy Start Coalition of Orange County

Orlando- healthcare- Aspire Health Partners

Orlando- non-emergency medical care- Shepherd’s Hope

Pensacola- respite care- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Pompano Beach- medical, transportation assistance for medical- St. Laurence Chapel

Reddick- discount phanacy- Reddick Discount Pharmacy

St. Petersburg- medical & dental- St. Petersburg Free Clinic

Vero Beach- prescription assistance- The Source

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Statewide

Statewide- Community Housing Partners

Regional

Central Florida- Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

Central Florida (age limits)- Covenant House

Central Florida- HANDS

Central Florida- Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Central Florida- New Beginnings

Central Florida- Pathlight Home

South Florida (age limits)- Covenant House

Suncoast Region- St. Vincent de Paul CARES

County/City

Beeleview (teens only)- Hands of Mercy Everywhere

Belleview- The Shepherd’s Lighthouse Inc.

Bradenton- The Salvation Army

Brooksville- Jericho Road Ministries

Bunnell- Samaritan Ministries

Carlos Park (for foster teens)- Our Mother’s Home

Central Florida- New Beginnings

Chipley- GIBB Chipley Village

Clearwater- HEP

Clearwater- Kimberly Home

Clearwater- Pinellas Hope

Clearwater- Pinellas Safe Harbor

Clermont- Haven of Lake & Sumter Counties Inc.

Clermont- New Beginnings

Daytona Beach- Halifax Urban Ministries

Delray Beach- Family Promise

Ft. Lauderdale- Broward Partnership

Ft. Lauderdale (age restrictions)- Covenant House

Ft. Lauderdale- Hope South Florida

Ft. Myers- Our Mother’s Home

Ft. Pierce (seasonal shelter)- In the Image of Christ Inc.

Ft. Pierce- UP St. Lucie

Ft. Walton Beach- Fresh Start

Ft. Walton Beach- Shelter House

Gainesville- Arbor House

Hillsborough County- Metropolitan Ministries

Hillsborough County- Tampa Crossroads

Hillsborough County- Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative

Holiday- Metropolitan Ministries

Holly Hill- Family Renew Community

Hollywood- Miami Rescue Mission

Homestead- Chapman Partnership

Homosassa- The Sanctuary Mission Inc.

Immokalee- Immokalee Friendship House

Inverness- CASA

Jacksonville- City Rescue Mission

Jacksonville- Family Promise

Jacksonville- Sulzbacher Center

Jacksonville- Trinity Rescue Mission

Key West- FKOC Sunflower and Sunlight Homes

Key West- KOTS

Key West- SHAL

Kissimmee- HOME

Kissimmee- Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Lakeland- Housing Authority

Lakeland- Lighthouse Ministries

Lakeland- Talbot House Ministries

Lake Wales- Housing Authority

Lake Wales- Lake Wales Care Center

Marathon Shores- The Domestic Abuse Shelter

Marianna- GIBB Marianna Village

Marion County- Helping Hands 

Marion County- Project Hope

Melbourne- Genesis House

Miami- Camillus House

Miami- Girlfriends 4 Girlfriends

Miami- Lotus House

Miami- Miami Rescue Mission

Miami/Dade- Miami-Dade Homeless Trust

Naples- Providence House

Naples- St. Matthew’s House

Ocala- Hope Villas

Ocala- Interfaith Emergency Services

Ocala (domestic abuse)- Ocala DV Center

Ocala- Housing Authority

Orlando- Coalition for the Homeless

Orlando (age restrictions)- Covenant House

Orlando- Family Promise

Orlando- Harbor House

Orlando- Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Orlando- Housing Authority

Orlando- ICNA Relief

Orlando- Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Orlando- The Salvation Army

Orlando- UP Orlando

Osceola (domestic abuse)- Help Now Inc.

Osceola County- H.O.M.E.

Osceola County- Housing Office

Palatka- Lee Conlee House

Palm Beach- ICNA Relief

Panama City- GIBB Gulf Coast Village

Panama City- Panama City Rescue Mission

Pasco County- Tampa Crossroads

Pensacola- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Perry- GIBB Perry Village

Pinellas County- Tampa Crossroads

Plant City (domestic abuse)- The Spring of Tampa Bay

Polk County- New Life Center for Family Preservation, Inc.

Pompano Beach- Miami Rescue Mission

Pompano Beach- St. Laurence Homeless Shelter

Port Charlotte- Homeless Coalition

Riviera Beach- Valley of Love Ministries

Ruskin- Mary and Martha House

Sanford- Homeless Services Network of Central Florida

Sanford- Rescue Outreach Mission

St. Augustine- Homeless Coalition

St. Augustine- St. Francis House

St. Cloud (seasonal shelter)- First United Methodist Church

St. Petersburg- Resurrection House

St. Petersburg- St. Petersburg Free Clinic

St. Petersburg- Volunteers of America

Springfield- GIBB Springfield Village

Stuart- The Salvation Army

Tallahassee- Big Bend Homeless Coalition

Tallahassee- GIBB Mabry Village

Tallahassee- The Kearney Center

Tampa- Alpha House of Tampa

Tampa- Homeless Helping Homeless Inc.

Tampa- House of David

Tampa- Housing Authority

Tampa- ICNA Relief

Tampa- Metropolitan Ministries

Tampa- Recovery Services of Tampa Bay

Tampa- The Spring of Tampa Bay

Vero Beach- Camp Haven Inc.

Vero Beach- The Hope for Families Center

Vero Beach (seasonal shelter)- The Source

Vero Beach- UP Indian River

West Palm Beach- Family Promise

West Palm Beach- The Salvation Army

Winter Garden- Matthew’s Hope

Winter Park- Housing Authority

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- Nannypod

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Bartow- 24 hours- Rainbows Family Child Care

Brandon- 24 hours- Yeni’s Childcare Home

Hillsborough County- child care referrals- Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County

Kissimmee- weekends- Little Steps Academy

Lakeland- 24 hours- Alpha Bright Children Learning Center

Lakeland- fees for services- Hobbs Foundation Kids Technical Center

Lakeland- 24 hours- McPherson’s 24 Hour Child Care

Marion County- child care subsidy- The Early Learning Subsidy Program

Orange County- referrals, assistance- Community Coordinated Care for Children

Osceola County- referrals, assistance- Community Coordinated Care for Children

Osceola County- financial assistance- Early Learning Coalition of Osceola County

Osceola County- extended hours- Little Beans Child Care

Riverview- 24 hours- Maria’s Family Childcare

St. Augustine- childcare vouchers- Homeless Coalition

Tampa- PromiseLand Early Childhood Education Center

Tampa- babysitting- SoHo Sitters

Wimauma- 24 hours- Just Like Home Childcare

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

KidCare

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Reemployment Assistance Benefits

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- diapers, wipes, formula- Cuddle Me Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- car seat events- Safe Kids

Regional

Central Florida- diapers- Diaper Bank of Central Florida

Central Florida- single parent assistance- Single Moms of Central Florida

Central Florida- baby furniture, clothing- The Mustard Seed of Central Florida

Tri-County Region- single mom assistance- Sheridan House

County/City

Apopka- baby items- Loaves & Fishes

Clearwater- maternity/baby clothing, baby food, diapers, etc.- Kimberly Home

Dunnellon- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) – earn while you learn program- Family Hope Resource and Pregnancy Center

Englewood- baby & children’s clothing- Englewood Helping Hand

Hardee County- parental support, home visits- Healthy Start Program

Highlands County- parental support, home visits- Healthy Start Program

Hillsborough County- parental support, case management- Children’s Board

Hillsborough County- baby food, diapers- Nativity Catholic Church

Kissimmee- single mom assistance- PRISM

Kissimmee- diapers, pregnancy resources- The Community Hope Center

Lakeland- parenting classes, lactation support- The Nest

Lake Wales- pregnancy care program- Lake Wales Care Center

Marion County- diapers, referrals, etc.- Hope Outreach Help Center

Marion County- parent resources- Marion County Children’s Alliance

Marion County- foreclosure intervention, tax assistance- Marion County Community Services

Orlando- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) parenting classes, material support- First Life Center for Pregnancy

Orlando- parenting classes- One Heart for Women and Children

Orlando- baby formula/food, diapers, baby supplies- The Salvation Army

Orange County- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) parenting classes, material support- JMJ Pregnancy Center

Osceola County- prenatal coverage- County Pay Program

Osceola County- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) parenting classes, material support- JMJ Pregnancy Center

Osceola County- diapers and pregnancy resources- The Community Hope Center

Pinellas County- diaper distribution directory- Babycycle

Plant City- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) material assistance- Pregnancy Care Center of Plant City

Polk County- parent support, referrals- Family Fundamentals

Polk County- home visits, parental support- Healthy Families Polk

Polk County- parental support, home visits- Healthy Start Program

Riviera Beach- diapers- Valley of Love Ministries

Sarasota- prenatal care, car seat assistance, parenting education, etc.- Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota

Sarasota- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) earn while you learn program- Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center

Tampa- parental support, material assistance- Champions for Children

Titusville- (refers for adoption//please read Experience and Voices before pursuing adoption material) maternity/baby clothing, diapers, baby hygiene items, baby supplies, parenting classes, etc.- BETA Crisis Pregnancy Center Inc.

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Child Support

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- school supply events- Eventbrite

National- scholarship database- Fastweb

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- ride share- Hyrecar

National- job search- Indeed

National- jobs access program- Lyft

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- stranded traveler assistance, homeless assistance- Travelers Aid International

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- location based assistance- YMCA

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- low-income small loans- Capital Good Fund

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Statewide- car sharing club- Zipcar

Regional

Central Florida- daily meals, showers, laundry, case management, etc.- Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida

Central Florida- food pantry, family case management, emergency financial assistance- JFS Orlando

Central Florida- public transportation- Lynx

Central Florida- food pantry, job training, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Central Florida- food assistance- Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Central Florida- general assistance- St. Vincent de Paul 

Central Florida- furniture bank, clothing- The Mustard Seed of Central Florida

Suncoast- food assistance programs and mobile pantry- Feeding Tampa Bay

Tri-County Region- single mom assistance- Sheridan House

County/City

Apopka- food assistance, household items, toiletries, etc.- Loaves & Fishes

Auburndale- food pantry, homeless assistance- Central Assembly of God

Auburndale- food pantry- First Presbyterian Church of Auburndale

Auburndale- food pantry- St. Alban’s Episcopal Church

Bradenton- utility assistance, rental assistance, eviction prevention, etc.- The Salvation Army

Brooksville- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, emergency car repairs, food, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Brooksville- food pantry- Jericho Road Ministries

Bushnell- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, emergency car repairs, food, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Casselberry- food pantry, Christmas assistance, employment assistance, etc.- Christian HELP

Clermont- food, clothes, meals- New Beginnings

Coral Springs- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Dade City- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, food, emergency car repairs, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Davie- Resource Directory- The Homeless Voice

Daytona Beach- bicycles, clothing, haircuts, laundry, showers, food boxes, daily meals, etc.- The HUM Center

Deerfield Beach- food pantry, clothing, water bill assistance, rent/mortgage assistance, etc.- Gateway Community Outreach

East Stuart- rent & utility assistance, food assistance, daily meals, hygiene, bus passes, vouchers, etc.- The Salvation Army

Englewood- food assistance, hygiene, transportation assistance, rent/mortgage & utility assistance, etc.- Englewood Helping Hand

Ft. Lauderdale- showers, daily meals- Hope South Florida

Ft. Pierce- food pantry- In the Image of Christ Inc.

Ft. Pierce- food pantry, utility assistance- The Salvation Army

Ft. Pierce- food assistance, case management, GED program, employment training, educational programs, etc.- UP St. Lucie

Gainesville- daily meals, bus pass, clothing, laundry, hygiene items- St. Francis House

Hardee County- food & clothing assistance, basic needs- Mulberry Community Service Center

Highlands County- food & clothing assistance, basic needs- Mulberry Community Service Center

Hillsborough County- food pantry- Bethany Baptist Church

Hillsborough County- food assistance, household supplies- Community Cupboard

Hillsborough County- food pantry- Community Food Pantry

Hillsborough County- food & clothing assistance, household items- ECHO

Hillsborough County- public transit- HART

Hillsborough County- social services- Hillsborough County Government

Hillsborough County- food assistance, case management- Metropolitan Ministries

Hillsborough County- food pantry- Nativity Catholic Church

Hillsborough County- food pantry- Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

Hillsborough County- Seeds of Hope

Hillsborough County- car assistance, car donation- Wheels of Success

Hollywood- daily meals, food boxes, hygiene, clothing, mail, etc.- Jubilee Center of South Broward

Jacksonville- daily meals- Clara White Mission

Jacksonville- daily meals- Sulzbacher Center

Jacksonville- daily meals, showers, clothing, hygiene, etc.- Trinity Rescue Mission

Key West- food pantry, rental & utility assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- FKOC

Key West- cell phone assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- SHAL

Key West- food pantry- The Loaves & Fish Food Pantry

Kissimmee- food pantry- Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

Kissimmee- food pantry; pan de vida- Iglesia Cristiana Renuevo

Kissimmee- food assistance- Mt. Zion SDA Church

Kissimmee- food, clothes, meals- New Beginnings

Kissimmee- meals, clothing, food assistance, etc.- Osceola Christian Ministry Center

Kissimmee- food pantry- Solid Rock Community Church

Kissimmee- food pantry, hygiene items, long-term case plans, etc.- The Community Hope Center

Lady Lake- food pantry- Christian Food Pantry

Lake County- vouchers, food assistance, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Lakeland- food pantry- Believers Fellowship Church

Lakeland- food assistance- Dream Center of Lakeland

Lakeland- food pantry- Harmony Missionary Baptist Church

Lakeland- basic needs- Oasis Community Church

Lakeland- food & clothing assistance- Peak Worship

Lakeland- food pantry- Resurrection Catholic Church

Lakeland- food pantry- Trinity United Methodist Church

Lake Wales- basic needs, holiday assistance- Lake Wales Care Center

Lauderhill- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Lecanto- rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, food, emergency car repairs, etc.- Community Action Partnership

Marion County- food, clothing, pet food, workforce assistance, etc.- Hope Outreach Help Center

Marion County- church resource directory- Love Inc. of the Heart of Florida

Marion County- public transit- Sun Tran

Marion Oaks- food assistance- Interfaith Emergency Services

Miami- showers, clothing, daily meals, food boxes, hygiene, bus tokens, etc.- Camillus House

Miami- food- Miami Rescue Mission

Monteverde- food pantry- Monteverde UMC

Mount Dora- food pantry- Lake Cares

Naples- daily meals, food pantry- St. Matthew’s House

Ocala- emergency assistance, food assistance, soup kitchen- Brother’s Keeper

Ocala- weekly meal, clothing, toiletries, etc.- First UMC of Ocala

Ocala- food pantry, daily meals- Gateway to Hope

Ocala- Food 4 Kids Program, food pantry, hygiene, clothing, gas vouchers, etc.- Interfaith Emergency Services

Okeechobee- utility assistance, food assistance- The Salvation Army

Orange County- food assistance, daily meals, clothing, emergency financial assistance, etc.- Christian Service Center

Orange County- vouchers, food assistance, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Orange County- social services- Orange County Government

Orlando- food bank & clothing- Central Florida Haven of Hope

Orlando (age restrictions)- food pantry, clothing, hygiene, laundry, etc.- Covenant House

Orlando- food pantry & clothing- Dover Shores Baptist Church

Orlando- food pantry- First Baptist Church of Pine Castle

Orlando- food pantry- Human Crisis Center Inc.

Orlando- food bank- Joy MCC

Orlando- food pantry- Metro West Church of the Nazarene

Orlando- food pantry, clothes, household goods, etc.- One Heart for Women and Children

Orlando- daily meals- Orlando Union Rescue Mission

Orlando- food pantry- Prince of Peace Lutheran Church

Orlando- food center, job training, etc.- ROICH

Orlando- clothing, food assistance, employment assistance, etc.- Samaritan Resource Center

Orlando- eviction prevention, daily meals, food pantry, etc.- The Salvation Army

Orlando- food assistance, case management, GED program, employment training, educational programs, etc.- UP Orlando

Osceola County- food backpack program- Green Bag Project

Osceola County- rent assistance- H.O.M.E.

Osceola County- vouchers, food assistance, case management, etc.- New Beginnings

Osceola County- food pantry, clothing- Osceola Christian Ministry Center

Osceola County- social services- Osceola County Human Services

Osceola County- daily meals directory- St. Luke and St. Peter Episcopal Church

Osceola County- food pantry, hygiene items, employment assistance, clothing, etc.- The Community Hope Center

Oviedo- food pantry, emergency assistance- HOPE Helps Inc.

Palm Beach- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Panama City- daily meals, food assistance, bus tickets, household item vouchers, etc.- Panama City Rescue Mission

Pasco County- car assistance, car donation- Wheels of Success

Pensacola- daily meals, clothing, showers, laundry, mail, etc.- Waterfront Rescue Mission

Pinellas County- car assistance, car donation- Wheels of Success

Plant City- food bank- Harvest Ministry Food Bank

Plant City- food pantry- My brother’s Keeper Food Pantry

Plant City- food bank, job placement, GED, etc. – United Food Bank of Plant City

Polk County- food pantry- Blesssings & Hope Food Pantry

Polk County- emergency assistance, basic needs, one on one, etc.- Church Service Center

Polk County- public transit- Citrus Connections

Polk County- referrals, basic needs- Family Fundamentals

Polk County- food assistance for school children- Kidspack

Polk County- food pantry- Lena Vista Baptist Church

Polk County- food pantry- Mt. Tabor Baptist Church

Polk County- food & clothing assistance, basic needs- Mulberry Community Service Center

Pompano- food pantry- Gateway Community Outreach

Pompano Beach- transportation assistance, daily meals, showers, mail, hygiene, clothing, etc.- St. Laurence Chapel

Port Charlotte- food pantry, rent & utility assistance, etc.- Homeless Coalition

Port Orange- food assistance, household items- Community Hope Center

Reddick- food assistance- Interfaith Emergency Services

Riverview- food pantry- Riverview First UMC 

Riviera Beach- school supplies, food, clothes, bus passes, etc.- Valley of Love Ministries

Ruskin- food pantry- St. Anne’s Catholic Church

St. Augustine- showers, laundry, clothing, daily meals, hygiene, food boxes, etc.- St. Francis Shelter

St. Cloud- case management, food & clothing assistance- A Place for Grace

St. Cloud- food assistance- First United Methodist Church

St. Cloud- food pantry- St. Cloud Community Pantry

St. Cloud- case managment- The Transition House

St. Petersburg- food pantry, hygiene items, water bill assistance, bike assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- St. Petersburg Free Clinic

Sanford- food assistance, household items- Community Hope Center

Sanford- daily meals- Rescue Outreach Mission

Sebring- water & deposit assistance, hygiene, mail, laundry, clothing, emergency food, etc.- Restored Hope

Seffner- food assistance- Operation Productive Endeavor

Seminole County- food, clothing, household goods, financial assistance, etc.- The Sharing Center

Spring Hill- food pantry- Jericho Road Ministries

Tallahassee- eviction prevention- Big Bend Homeless Coalition

Tallahassee- laundry, showers, daily meals, etc.- The Kearney Center

Tampa- food assistance- Abe Brown Ministries

Tampa- food pantry- Bay Chapel Food Pantry

Tampa- food & clothing assistance- Bethel Assembly of God

Tampa- general assistance- Crisis Center of Tampa Bay

Tampa- showers, laundry, hygiene, bus passes, etc.- Homeless Helping Homeless Inc.

Tampa- food assistance, basic needs- House of David

Tampa- food pantry- Kaye Prox Food Bank

Tampa- food boxes, daily food, etc.- Metropolitan Ministries

Tampa- food pantry- New Beginnings Christian Church

Union Park- food pantry, clothing- Faith UMC

Vero Beach- daily meals, clothing, hygiene, showers, bicycles, gas vouchers, assistance referrals, mail, etc.- The Source

Vero Beach- food assistance, case management, GED program, employment training, educational programs, etc- UP Indian River

West Palm Beach- showers, laundry, mail, etc.- Family Promise

Winter Garden- food pantry- First UMC of Winter Garden

Winter Garden- daily meals, showers, haircuts, laundry, hygiene, clothing, etc.- Matthew’s Hope

Winter Garden- food, clothes, meals- New Beginnings

Winter Haven- case management, utility assistance, food pantry, clothing vouchers, etc.- Women’s Resource Center

Winter Park- food pantry, weekly meals- Redeemer Lutheran Church

Zephyrhills- food pantry- First United Methodist Church

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- La Leche League International

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

Tampa- Champions for Children

Tampa- Tampa Bay Moms Group

Winter Haven- Women’s Resource Center

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Putative Father Registry

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Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

consent to the adoption of a minor who is to be placed for adoption may be executed by the birth mother 48 hours after the minor’s birth or the day the birth mother is notified in writing, either on her patient chart or in release paperwork, that she is fit to be released from the licensed hospital or birth center, whichever is earlier.

The consent is valid upon execution and may be withdrawn only if the court finds that it was obtained by fraud or duress.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

National- free clinic directory- Free Clinics

National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

Statewide

Statewide- free clinics- Directory

County/City

Athens- free clinic- ICNA Relief

Atlanta- medical care- Atlanta Day Shelter

Atlanta (age limit)- limited medical & mental health- Covenant House

Atlanta- medical, pediatric, dental, etc.- Mercy Care

Atlanta- basic medical care- Safehouse Outreach

Buford- prescription assistance- North Gwinnett Co-Op

Chamblee- medical, pediatric, dental, etc.- Mercy Care

Dacula- prescription assistance- Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry

Doraville- prenatal, family planning- CIMA

Duluth- free clinic- ICNA Relief

Grayson- prescription assistance- Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry

Gwinnett County- health services- Gwinnett Health and Welfare Services

Indian Trail- prenatal, family planning- CIMA

Lawrenceville- prescription assistance- Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry

Macon- prescription assistance- Loaves and Fishes Ministry

Newnan- medication assistance- One Roof

Newton County- medical, dental, family planning, etc.- Newton County Health Department

Norcross- center with wide array of programs and services- OneStop Norcross

Rockdale County- medical, dental, family planning, etc.- Rockdale County Health Department

Sandy Springs- prenatal, family planning- CIMA

Smyrna- medical, pediatric, dental, etc.- Mercy Care

Warner Robins- prescription assistance- MGCAA

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- room to rent- Spare Room

Statewide

Statewide- The Salvation Army

Regional

North Georgia- Action Ministries

Northeast Georgia- Ninth District Opportunity

County/City

Albany- Albany Rescue Mission

Albany- Liberty House

Athens- Athens Area Homeless Shelter

Athens (seasonal shelter)- Bigger Vision of Athens

Athens- Interfaith Hospitality Network

Atlanta- Action Ministries

Atlanta (families eligible)- Atlanta Children’s Shelter

Atlanta- Buckhead Christian Ministry

Atlanta (age limit)- Covenant House

Atlanta- Eden Village

Atlanta- ICNA Relief

Atlanta- Jars of Clay Outreach

Atlanta- My Sister’s House

Atlanta- Nicholas House

Atlanta- Our House

Atlanta- Rebecca’s Tent

Atlanta- Safehouse Outreach

Atlanta- Trinity Assessment Center

Augusta- Family Promise

Augusta- Garden City Rescue Mission

Bainbridge- GIBB Bainbridge Village

Blue Ridge- NGMCN

Brunswick- Amity House

Buford- Housing Authority

Cairo- GIBB Cairo Village

College Park- Tapestry Youth Ministries

Cornelia- Circle of Hope

Columbus- House of Mercy

Columbus- Open Door Community House

Conyers- Phoenix Pass

Dalton- Providence Ministries Inc.

Decatur County (domestic violence)- Halcyon Home

DeKalb County- Nicholas House

Douglasville- SHARE House

Dublin- WINGS

Duluth- Rainbow Village

Dunwoody- Family Promise

Effingham County- Family Promise

Fairburn- Tapestry Youth Ministries

Fayetteville- Promise Place

Forest Park- Calvary Refuge Center

Grady County (domestic violence)- Halcyon Home

Griffin- A Higher Calling Inc.

Gwinnett County- Family Promise

Gwinnett County (chronically homeless)- Judy House Ministry

Gwinnett County- Quinn House

Hall County- Family Promise

Jonesboro- Hope Shelter Inc.

Jonesboro- House of Dawn

Lawrenceville- Family Promise

Lawrenceville- Housing Authority

Lawrenceville- Nspire Outreach

Macon- Safe House

Marietta- Must Ministries

Marietta- Sheltering Grace

Mitchell County (domestic violence)- Halcyon Home

Newnan (domestic violence)- Community Welcome House

Newnan- One Roof

Perry- Grace Village

Rome- Hospitality House

Rome- William S. Davies Shelter

Roswell- Home Stretch

Roswell- The Drake House

Savannah- Housing Authority of Savannah

Savannah- Inner City Night Shelter

Savannah- Interfaith Hospitality Network

Savannah- Old Savannah City Mission

Savannah- The Living Vine

Savannah- Union Mission

Seminole County (domestic violence)- Halcyon Home

Sunny Side- Christian Women’s Center

Thomas County (domestic violence)- Halcyon Home

Thomasville- GIBB Thomasville Village

Thomasville- The Salvation Army

Valdosta- LAMP

Valdosta- The Haven

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- Georgia Head Start Association

Statewide- Georgia Pre-K Program

Statewide- Boost Initiative Scholarships- Quality Care for Children

County/City

Atlanta- Atlanta Day Shelter

Atlanta- Feed My Lambs

Atlanta- Our House

Austell- Feed My Lambs

Canton- Feed My Lambs

Decatur- Our House

Duluth- Rainbow Village ECDC

Lawrenceville (24 hour)- A Mother’s Love

Lawrenceville (24 hour)- Chestnut Treehouse

Marietta- Feed My Lambs

Sandy Springs (24 hour)- Kids Christian Academy

Snellville (24 hour)- A Mother’s Love

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

HomeSafe (mortgage assistance)

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula samples- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Regional

Metro Atlanta- baby supplies- Helping Mamas

County/City

Columbus- food, diapers, formula- Open Door Community House

Lawrenceville- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- maternity clothes, baby clothes, diapers, formula, baby food, etc.- Obria

Macon- children’s clothing- Loaves and Fishes Ministry

Villa Rica- diaper ministry- Fullerville Mission

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Statewide- food assistance, utility assistance, financial assistance, etc.- The Salvation Army

Regional

North Georgia- food assistance and various services- Action Ministries

North Georgia- emergency services- North Georgia Community Action Inc.

Northeast Georgia- rent & utility assistance, food assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- Ninth District Opportunity

South Georgia- food pantry directory- Second Harvest of South Georgia

County/City

Appling County- daily meals for kids, summer program meals for kids- The Kids Cafe

Atlanta- daily meals- 180 Kitchen

Atlanta- emergency assistance- ACSS

Atlanta- laundry, showers, meals, medical care, MARTA pass- Atlanta Day Shelter

Atlanta- rent & utility assistance, food pantry, clothing, etc.- Buckhead Christian Ministry

Atlanta (age limit)- daily meals, laundry, showers, etc.- Covenant House

Atlanta- showers, hygiene, clothing, laundry, etc.- Gateway Center

Atlanta- food pantry- Jars of Clay Outreach

Atlanta- clothes, medical care, PO Box, daily meals- Safehouse Outreach

Atlanta- weekly meals, clothing, blankets, hygiene kits, etc.- Trinity United Methodist Church

Bleckley County- transportation- MGCAA

Brunswick- mobile food pantry- America’s Second Harvest

Buford- food assistance, clothing vouchers, financial assistance, holiday programs, etc.- North Gwinnett Co-Op

Bulloch County- daily meals for kids, summer program meals for kids- The Kids Cafe

Butts County- food pantry- Hope House

Canton- food assistance, clothing, etc.- Must Ministries

Chatham County- daily meals for kids, summer program meals for kids- The Kids Cafe

Columbus- mail, phone, storage, transportation, etc.- Homeless Resource Network

Columbus- clothing, furniture- House of Mercy

Dacula- food pantry, home repair, etc.- Hamilton Mill United Methodist Church

Dacula- clothing vouchers- Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry

Dalton- daily meals- Providence Ministries Inc.

DeKalb County- food pantry- Hope House

DeKalb County- food pantry, educational services- Overcomers House

DeKalb County- emergency assistance- Partnership for Community Action Inc.

DeKalb County- food & energy assistance- Place of Englightenment

Dodge County- transportation- MGCAA

Duluth- food pantry, clothing- Care Pointe

Duluth- food assistance, emergency financial assistance, holiday programs, etc.- Duluth Cooperative Ministry

Evans County- daily meals for kids, summer program meals for kids- The Kids Cafe

Fayetteville- emergency assistance- Fayette Samaritans

Gainesville- daily meals, food distribution- Good News at Noon

Gainesville- hunger relief, workforce development, rent & utility assistance, etc.- The Compass Center

Grayson- food assistance, utility assistance- Southeast Gwinnett Cooperative Ministry

Gwinnett County- health & human services directory- Gwinnett Coalition for Health and Human Services

Gwinnett County- food pantry, educational services- Overcomers House

Gwinnett County- public transit- Park & Ride

Gwinnett County- emergency assistance- Partnership for Community Action Inc.

Gwinnett County- food assistance, energy assistance- Place of Englightenment

Gwinnett County- food bank, school book bag program, school supplies, holiday programs, etc.- Quinn House

Henry County- food pantry- Hope House

Jones County- transportation- MGCAA

Lawrenceville- food bank, utility assistance, clothing vouchers, etc.- Lawrenceville Cooperative Ministry

Lawrenceville- job training, outreach program, domestic violence program- Nspire Outreach

Lawrenceville- food assistance, school supplies, etc.- Streetwise

Lawrenceville- food bank, food boxes, school supplies- The Quinn House

Liberty County- daily meals for kids, summer program meals for kids- The Kids Café

Lilburn- food assistance, school supplies, clothing, emergency funds, etc.- Lilburn Cooperative Ministry Inc.

Macon– daily meals, showers, laundry, etc.- DePaul

Macon- food pantry, sack lunches, clothing, laundry, showers, hygiene, etc.- Loaves and Fishes Ministry

Marietta- utility assistance, food bank, etc.- Marietta Homeless Authority

Marietta- daily meals, food pantry, clothing, etc.- Must Ministries

Metro-Atlanta area- furniture and household items- The Furniture Bank of Atlanta

Newnan- rent & utility assistance- One Roof

Newton County- food & energy assistance- Place of Englightenment

Norcross- food assistance, clothing, financial assistance, etc.- Norcross Cooperative Ministry

Peach County- transportation- MGCAA

Perry- financial assistance, utility assistance, transportation assistance, food boxes, etc.- Perry Volunteer Outreach

Powder Springs- car care, food pantry, financial assistance, etc.- McEachern Memorial UMC

Pulaski County- transportation- MGCAA

Rockdale County- food pantry- Hope House

Rockdale County- emergency assistance- Partnership for Community Action Inc.

Rockdale County- food & energy assistance- Place of Enlightenment

Savannah- mobile food truck- America’s Second Harvest

Savannah- daily meals, clothing- Old Savannah City Mission

Spalding County- food pantry- Hope House

Statesboro- food pantry, food boxes- The Food Bank Inc.

Stockbridge- utility assistance- Samaritans Together of Henry County

Tattnall County- daily meals for kids, summer program meals for kids- The Kids Cafe

Telfair County- transportation- MGCAA

Thomasville- educational scholarship program- Community Foundation of South Georgia

Thomasville- rent & utility assistance, clothing, food assistance- The Salvation Army

Tucker- food pantry, housing & utility assistance, job and financial programs- Networks Cooperative Ministry

Twiggs County- transportation- MGCAA

Valdosta- clothing, laundry, showers, toiletries, etc.- LAMP

Villa Rica- clothing, food pantry, furniture/household items, etc.- Fullerville Mission

Walton County- food & energy assistance- Place of Englightenment

Warner Robins- emergency assistance, food assistance, clothing, utility assistance, etc.- MGCAA

Washington County- food assistance, clothing, furniture, etc.- Quinn House

Wayne County- daily meals for kids, summer program meals for kids- The Kids Cafe

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National

National- CoAbode

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National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

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National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

Brunswick- Amity House

Cornelia- Circle of Hope

Columbus- Circles in Columbus

Rome- Hospitality House

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

The surrender shall be executed following the birth of the child.

A person signing a surrender pursuant to Code Section 19-8-4, 19-8-5, 19-8-6, or 19-8-7 shall have the right to withdraw the surrender by written notice delivered in person or mailed by registered mail or statutory overnight delivery within ten days after signing.

***Georgia law went into effect 9/1/18. Revocation period was cut to four days after signing TPR. There are no online codes updated at this time to link. ***

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County/City

Honolulu- Family Promise

Honolulu- Gregory House Programs

Honolulu- Honolulu Community Action Program

Honolulu- Institute for Human Services

Honolulu- Next Step Shelter

Honolulu- PACT

Honolulu- River of Life Mission

Honolulu- YWCA

Kailua- Family Promise

Kaka’ako- Loliana Apartments

Kalihi- Island West Apartments

Kaneohe- Imi Pono Foundation

Kapolei- Onemalu

Lahaina- Ka Hale A Ke Ola

Manoa- Vancouver House

Mo’iliili- Na Kolea Rooms

Mo’iliili- Weinberg Hale

O’ahu- Catholic Charities

Wai’anae- Kahumana

Wai’anae- Sea Winds Apartments

Wailuku- Ka Hale A Ke Ola

Wailuku- Women Helping Women

Waimanalo- Weinberg Village

West Hawaii- HOPE Services Hawaii

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National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

Statewide- National Head Start Association

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

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Unemployment Insurance

WIC

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National

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothing- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

County/City

Hanapepe- daily meals- Kokua Soup Kitchen

Hilo- mail, food assistance, emergency supplies, meals, showers, laundry, etc.- HOPE Services Hawaii

Honolulu- food bank, showers, laundry- Angel Network Charities Inc.

Honolulu- food assistance- Gregory House Programs

Honolulu- food & clothing assistance, emergency assistance, etc.- Helping Hands Hawaii

Honolulu- food pantry, clothing, etc.- Project DATE

Honolulu- daily meals, clothing, etc.- River of Life Mission

Honolulu- utility & rent assistance, clothing, food assistance, etc.- The Salvation Army

Kahului- daily meals, showers, laundry, etc.- William Booth Safe Haven

Lahaina- daily meals, showers, laundry, etc.- The Salvation Army

Lihue- Kokua Soup Kitchen

Wailuku- rent & utility assistance- Ka Hale A Ke Ola

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National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

The petition may be filed at any time following the mother’s sixth month of pregnancy; provided that no judgment may be entered upon a petition concerning an unborn child until after the birth of the child and in respect to a legal parent or parents until the petitioner or petitioners have filed in the termination proceeding a written reaffirmation of their desires as expressed in the petition.

May not be withdrawn or repudiated after the individual has been placed for adoption, without the express approval of the court based upon a written finding that such action will be for the best interests of the individual to be adopted.

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National- prescription discounts- Good Rx

National- birth control, emergency contraception- Nurx

National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

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Statewide- free clinics- Directory

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Housing info

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National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

County/City

Ammon- CLUB Inc.

Blackfoot- Camas Street Apartments

Blackfoot- The Haven

Boise- Boise Rescue Mission

Boise- Interfaith Sanctuary

Boise- Women & Children’s Alliance

Coeur d’Alene- Family Promise

Coeur d’Alene- St. Vincent de Paul

Coeur d’Alene- Union Gospel Mission

Hope- Bonner Homeless Transitions

Idaho Falls- Aspen Park Apartments

Idaho Falls- CLUB, Inc.

Idaho Falls- The Haven

Idaho Falls- The Ruth House

Lewiston- YWCA

Moscow- Sojourner’s Alliance

Nampa- Boise Rescue Mission

Pocatello- Aid For Friends

Rexburg- The Haven

Rexburg- Twin Pines Manor

Roberts- Lakeview Family Apartments

Roberts- Market Lake Townhouse

Roberts- The Haven

Sandpoint- Bonner Homeless Transitions

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Affordable Childcare

National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Blackfoot- Blackfoot Early Head Start

Idaho Falls- Hoopes Early Head Start

Idaho Falls- Skyline Early Head Start

Idaho Falls- The Haven

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TEFAP

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WIC

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National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- (must attend parenting class)- baby shower basket- Baskets for Babies

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

County/City

Pocatello- parenting classes with redeemable points- Bannock Youth Foundation

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Child Support

Contact Here

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

County/City

Boise- showers, laundry, daily meals, mail, clothing, etc.- Corpus Christi House

Challis- energy assistance, food bank- EICAP

Coeur d’ Alene- daily meals- St. Vincent de Paul

Idaho Falls- rental & utility assistance- CLUB, Inc.

Idaho Falls- hygiene kits, clothing vouchers, daily meals, etc.- Idaho Falls Rescue Mission

Idaho Falls- energy assistance, food bank- The Haven

Pocatello- showers, laundry, daily meals, clothes- Aid For Friends

Rexburg- energy assistance, food bank- EICAP

Salmon- energy assistance, food bank- EICAP

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National- CoAbode

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National- Parents Without Partners

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National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Idaho law does not address timeframe for consent.

Idaho has stipulations with revocation that can be found here.

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National- vision care- One Sight

National- patient assistance programs- Rx Assist

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Statewide- free clinics- Directory

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Aurora- medical assistance- Hesed House

Chicago- healthcare services- Deborah’s Place

Chicago- healthcare, dental- Ezra Multi-Service Center

Chicago- mental health, medical, dental, vision, prescription assistance, Jewish clients- The Ark

Chicago Heights- prescription assistance- Respond Now

Cook County- medical transportation assistance- County Care

Kane County- prescription assistance- The Salvation Army

Kane County- medical & dental- Tri City Health Partnership

LaGrange Park- medical, dental, behavioral health- Pillars Community Health

Northbrook- mental health, medical, dental, vision, prescription assistance, Jewish clients- The Ark

Palatine- limited medical, prescription assistance- Journeys

Quincy- prescription assistance, emergency medical- The Salvation Army

Rockford- medical, dental, chiropractic- Hope Clinic

Springfield- prescription assistance- Contact Ministries

Tinley Park- medication assistance- Together We Cope

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National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

National- Family Promise

National- For Rent By Owner

National- Low Income Apartments

National- housing authority directory- Public Housing

National- rent assistance directory- Rent Assistance

National- search rooms to rent- Spare Room

Statewide

Statewide- Housing Authority- Directory

Regional

Southern Illinois- The Salvation Army

County/City

Aurora- Hesed House

Aurora- Mutual Ground

Aurora- Wayside Cross Ministries

Berwyn- Housing Forward

Bloomington- Home Sweet Home Ministries

Carbondale- Carbondale Samaritan Ministries

Charleston- HOPE of East Central Illinois

Chicago- A Safe Haven

Chicago- Believe Shelter

Chicago- Breakthrough

Chicago- Cornerstone Community Outreach

Chicago- Darkim Responsible Living for Women

Chicago- Deborah’s Place

Chicago (domestic violence)- Family Rescue

Chicago- Franciscan House

Chicago- ICNA Relief

Chicago- Inner Voice

Chicago- Lincoln Park Community Services

Chicago- Margaret’s Village

Chicago (domestic violence)- Neapolitan Lighthouse

Chicago- Olive Branch Mission

Chicago- Pacific Garden Mission

Chicago- Primo Center for Women and Children

Chicago- Roseland Christian Ministries

Chicago- Sarah’s Circle

Chicago- Single Room Housing Assistance Corporation

Chicago- Southwest Chicago PADS

Chicago- focus on Jewish clients- The Ark

Chicago- The Salvation Army

Chicago- You Can Make It Inc.

Chicago Heights- Respond Now

Chicago Heights- South Suburban Pads

Cicero- Housing Authority

Cook County- CEDA

Cook County- Housing Authority

Cook County- Housing Forward

Country Club Hills- South Suburban Pads

Decatur- God’s Shelter of Love

DeKalb- Hope Haven

East St. Louis- Call for Help

East St. Louis- CDBG Operations Corporation

Elburn- Beautiful U Ministries

Elgin- Community Crisis Center

Elgin- Matthew 25:40 Ministry

Elgin- PADS of Elgin

Englewood- Maria Shelter

Evanston- Connections for the Homeless

Evanston- Family Promise

Forest Park- Housing Forward

Freeport- Freeport Area Church Cooperative

Galesburg- Galesburg Rescue Mission

Glen Ellyn- Bridge Communities

Granite City- Good Samaritan House

Harrisburg- Christian Community Compassion Center

Homewood (domestic violence)- South Suburban Family Shelter

Joliet- Daybreak Center

Joliet- Lamb’s Fold

Joliet- Morningstar Mission

Kane County- Lazarus House

Libertyville- The Lake County Haven

Marion- Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless

Marion- The Lighthouse Shelter

McHenry- Home of the Sparrow

McHenry- Pioneer Center for Human Services

Oak Park- Housing Forward

Ottawa- PADS Shelter

Palatine- Journeys

Park Ridge (age limits)- The Harbour

Pekin- Harold J. Rust Transitional Center

Peoria- Dream Center

Peru- PADS Shelter

Quincy- The Salvation Army

Rockford- Rockford MELD

Rockford- Rockford Rescue Mission

Rockford- Shelter Care Ministries

Rockford- The Carpenter’s Place

Rock Island- St. Joseph The Worker House

St. Charles- Lazarus House

Springfield- Contact Ministries

Springfield- Inner City Mission

Springfield (domestic violence)- Sojourn Shelter and Services

Taylorville- Shadow Home

Tinley Park- Together We Cope

Wheaton- DuPage Pads

Wheaton- Family Shelter Service

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National

National- extended hours- Care.com

National- newborn, temporary, permanent- Caring Nannies

Nationwide Directory- Childcare Center

National- Mom Trusted

National- temporary or permanent- Sittercity

National- temporary or permanent- Trusting Connections

Statewide

Statewide- National Head Start Association

County/City

Chicago- emergency childcare- Maryville Crisis Nursery

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ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

Utility Assistance LIHEAP

WIC

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Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Crisis Info

National

National- women scholarships- AAUW

National- baby item discounts- Amazon Family

National- free baby items- Buy Nothing Project

National- cloth diapers- Cloth for Every Bum

National- free formula samples & coupons- Enfamil

National- free samples- Everyday Family

National- cloth diapers- Jake’s Diapers

National- National Diaper Bank Network

National- one time free formula sample- Nature’s One

National- first time mom assistance- Nurse Family Partnership

National- trade baby items/clothes- Rehash

National- cloth diapers- Share the Love

National- rewards program- Similac

National- crib alternative- The Baby Box

Statewide

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Statewide- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- diapers, formula, clothing, equipment- Living Alternatives

Statewide- car seat events- Safe Kids

County/City

Chicago- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- earn while you learn program- Aid for Women

Chicago- car seat events- Buckle Up Program

Chicago- children’s clothes- Cornerstone Community Outreach

Chicago (referral needed)- formula, diapers, etc.- St. James Catholic Church

Cicero- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- earn while you learn program- Aid for Women

Des Plaines- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- earn while you learn program- Aid for Women

Elgin- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- material assistance- Life Choices

Flossmoor- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- earn while you learn program- Aid for Women

Lake County- diaper bank- Diaper Bank Partnership

McHenry- diaper bank- Diaper Bank of Northern Illinois

Quincy- baby supplies- The Salvation Army

Rockford- baby and toddler clothing, diapers, baby items, etc.- Rockford MELD

Schaumburg- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before accepting or pursuing adoption material)- Life Choices

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Child Support

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Essentials

Essentials info

National

National- babysitting, errands, carpooling, meal swaps, etc.- Babysitter Exchange

National- car donation program- Cars 4 Christmas

National- backpack program- Feeding America

National- food bank directory- Feeding America

National- Phone App for food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- mortgage & lease assistance- Gradient Gives Back Foundation

National- job search- Indeed

National- financial assistance- Modest Needs

National- various assistance- Net Wish

National- trade clothes- Rehash

National- various assistance- Society of St. Vincent de Paul

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Asoociation

Statewide- children’s bed assistance- Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Statewide- food assistance directory- Tri-State Food Bank

Regional

Southern Illinois- food pantry, clothing, rent & utility assistance, etc.- The Salvation Army

County/City

Alsip- food pantry, school supplies, holiday assistance- Operation Blessing

Alsip- food pantry- The Lighthouse Church

Berwyn- food pantry- Christian Life Center

Bremen Township- general & emergency assistance- Bremen Township General Assistance

Bridgeview- food pantry- Mosque Foundation Food Pantry

Brookfield- food pantry- Share Food Share Love Food Pantry

Carbondale- emergency assistance, food pantry, daily meals, etc.- Good Samaritan Ministries

Chicago- food assistance- Breakthrough

Chicago- food pantry, clothing, employment assistance, pet pantry- Care for Real

Chicago- food pantry- Chatham-Avalon Church of Christ

Chicago- food assistance, job search, self-sufficiency programs, etc.- Common Pantry

Chicago- food bags, weekly meals, clothing, household items, etc.- Cornerstone

Community Outreach

Chicago- food pantry- European American Associates

Chicago- food & hygiene pantry, emergency assistance, employment assistance, weekly meals, etc.- Ezra Multi-Service Center

Chicago- food pantry- Harmony Community Church

Chicago- food assistance- ICNA Relief

Chicago- food pantry- Irving Park Community Food Pantry

Chicago- food pantry, employment assistance- Kenwood-Oakland Community Organization

Chicago- meals for kids- Kid’s Cafe

Chicago- food pantry- Lakeview Pantry

Chicago- food pantry- Mother Jones Food Pantry

Chicago- food pantry- New Hope Community Food Pantry

Chicago- food pantry- Northwest Church of Christ

Chicago- food pantry, clothing, general assistance- Open Arms Ministry

Chicago- daily meals, clothes- Pacific Garden Mission

Chicago- food pantry- Ravenswood Community Services

Chicago- food pantry, daily meals, etc.- Roseland Christian Ministries

Chicago- food pantry- Sabeel Food Pantry

Chicago- food pantry- St. Columbanus Catholic Church

Chicago- food pantry- St. Cyprian’s Food Pantry

Chicago- food pantry- St. Ignatius Church

Chicago- food assistance, emergency assistance, holiday assistance, etc.- St. James Catholic Church

Chicago- food pantry- St. Philip Neri Church

Chicago- food pantry, clothing, weekly meals- St. Thomas of Canterbury

Chicago- food assistance, showers, laundry, mail, etc.- Sarah’s Circle

Chicago- food pantry- Sheldon Heights Church of Christ

Chicago- food pantry, free store, etc.- Shepherd’s Hope

Chicago- Jewish clients, food pantry, financial assistance, etc.- The Ark

Chicago- food pantry- The Friendship Center

Chicago- daily meals, showers, laundry- The Marquard Center

Chicago- food assistance- United Church of Rogers Park

Chicago- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America

Chicago Heights- food pantry, general assistance- Bloom Township Food Pantry

Chicago Heights- food pantry, rent/mortgage assistance, utility assistance, etc. – Respond Now

Cicero- food pantry- CBS Food Pantry

Cook County- food assistance, clothing, job training, etc.- Catholic Charities

Cook County- self-sufficiency program, energy assistance- CEDA

Cook County- food bank directory- Greater Chicago Food Depository

Cook County- emergency assistance- Housing Forward

Country Club Hills- food, clothing, etc.- South Suburban Pads

Deerfield- food pantry, general assistance, transportation program, etc.- West Deerfield Township

Des Plaines- food pantry- Des Plaines Food Pantry

Elgin- emergency assistance, financial assistance- Community Crisis Center

Elgin- daily meals- PADS of Elgin

Evanston- rent assistance, employment assistance, etc.- Connections for the Homeless

Evergreen Park- food pantry- The Village Pantry

Freeport- food pantry- Freeport Area Church Cooperative

Galesburg- food boxes, daily meals, clothing, furniture, etc.- Galesburg Rescue Mission

Hanover Park- food pantry, employment services, emergency services, etc.- Hanover Township

Harrisburg- food pantry, financial assistance- Christian Community Compassion Center

Harvey- food pantry, daily meals- Bethel Human Resources

Hoffman Estates- food pantry, general assistance, employment services, etc.- Township of Schaumburg

Joliet- vehicle donation program- Lamb’s Fold

Joliet- multiple services from an address to school supplies- Morningstar Mission

Kane County- daily meals, rent, utility & mortgage assistance- Lazarus House

Kane County- food assistance, rent & utility assistance- The Salvation Army

Lake County- food assistance, clothing, job training, etc.- Catholic Charities

McHenry- food assistance, hygiene, undergarments, etc.- Home of the Sparrow

Northbrook- Jewish clients, food pantry, financial assistance, etc.- The Ark

Oak Park- food assistance, social services- Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry

Palatine- showers, laundry, haircuts, food pantry, daily meals, transportation assistance, mail, etc.- Journeys

Peoria- clothing, household items, etc.- Dream Center

Quincy- food pantry, general assistance, utility assistance, rent assistance, vouchers, etc.- The Salvation Army

Rockford- household items, employment assistance, etc.- Rockford MELD

Rockford- daily meals, clothing, household items, furniture, etc.- Rockford Rescue Mission

Rockford- daily meals, clothing, showers, etc.- The Carpenter’s Place

Rock Island- daily meals- Christian Care

St. Charles- food program, rent & utility assistance- Lazarus House

Skokie- general assistance- Niles Township Government

South Elgin- food pantry- South Elgin Food Pantry

South Holland- rent & utility assistance- The Link & Option Center

Springfield- rental assistance, food pantry, school supplies, clothing, household items, transportation assistance, etc.- Contact Ministries

Summit- food pantry- St. Blase Church

Tazewell County- food, clothing, rent & utility assistance, transportation assistance, etc.- Pekin Salvation Army

Tinley Park- food, clothing, & transportation assistance- Together We Cope

Urbana- general assistance grants- City of Urbana

Wheaton- showers, laundry, daily meals, mail, etc.- DuPage Pads

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

National- CoAbode

National- Meetup

National- MOPS

National- pregnancy and post partum- My Red Tent

National- Parents Without Partners

National- Postpartum Support International

National- Single and Parenting

National- Single Mom

National- The Life of a Single Mom

County/City

Aurora- Mutual Ground

Chicago- Sheldon Heights Church of Christ

Chicago- United Church of Rogers Park

Elgin- Community Crisis Center

Granite City- Good Samaritan House

Rockford (for men and women)- Rockford MELD

Rockford- The Carpenter’s Place

Wheaton- DuPage Pads

Wheaton- Family Shelter Service

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Putative Father Registry

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Father’s Rights Support- Sky is the Limit Foundation

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

No consent or surrender shall be signed within the 72 hour period immediately following the birth of the child.

A consent or a surrender signed not less than 72 hours after the birth of the child is irrevocable except as provided in Section 11 of this Act.

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End An Adoption Plan

If you are looking for help in severing your relationship with an adoption facilitator:

Saving Our Sisters

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Pay It Forward

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