Indiana

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Medical

Housing/Shelter

Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

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- 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

Regional

Southwest Indiana- family planning- TRI-CAP

County/City

Bartholomew County- prescription assistance- Love Chapel

Bloomington- prescription assistance, insurance payment assistance- Shalom Community Center

Carmel- medical & dental- Trinity Free Clinic

Columbus- financial assistance program- Columbus Regional Health

Evansville- medication assistance- Deaconess

Evansville- medical, dental, ob/gyn- Evansville Christian Health Clinic

Evansville- physical & behavioral health support, medical respite- United Caring Services

Franklin- medical, dental, prescription assistance- St. Thomas Clinic

Gary- basic health screenings- Sojourner Truth House

Indianapolis- medical- Good News Health Clinic

Indianapolis- medical- HealthNet

Lafayette- prescription assistance- Lafayette Urban Ministry

Marion County- free or low cost dental care- Indiana University

Muncie- assistance programs for health services- Open Door Health Services

New Castle- women’s clinic- ICAP

Trafalgar- medical, prenatal, medication assistance- Windrose Health Network

Vanderburgh County- health care- Community Action Program of Evansville

Vanderburgh County- health care- ECHO Community & Healthcare

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Housing/Shelter

Housing info

National

National- Affordable Housing

National- CoAbode

Nationl- 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

Alexandria- Muncie Mission

Angola- Turning Point

Bloomington- Alternatives

Bloomington- New Hope for Families

Bloomington- Shalom Community Center

Bloomington (age limit)- Stepping Stones

Bloomington- Wheeler Mission

Columbus- Housing Authority

Corydon- 4:34 Ministries

Delaware County (domestic violence)- A Better Way

Elkhart- The Faith Mission

Evansville- Aurora Inc.

Evansville- Charis House Ministry

Evansville- ECHO Housing Corporation

Evansville- Evansville Housing Authority

Evansville- Ozanam Family Shelter

Evansville- Ruth’s House Women’s Shelter

Evansville- UCS Apartments

Fort Wayne (domestic violence)- YWCA

Gary- Sojourner Truth House

Goshen- Goshen Interfaith Hospitality Network

Grabill- A Mother’s Hope

Greenfield- Hope House

Hendricks County- Family Promise

Indianapolis- Center Township of Marion County

Indianapolis (domestic violence)- Coburn Place

Indianapolis- Dayspring Center

Indianapolis- Family Promise

Indianapolis- Good News Ministries

Indianapolis- Holy Family Shelter

Indianapolis (age limit)- Outreach Indiana

Indianapolis- Partners in Housing

Indianapolis- Salvation Army

Indianapolis- Wheeler Mission

Kokomo- Kokomo Rescue Mission

Lafayette- Family Promise

Lafayette- Lafayette Transitional Housing Center

Lafayette- Lafayette Urban Ministry

Lake County (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- Catholic Charities

Logansport- The Emmaus Mission Center

Michigan City- Sand Castle Shelter

Michigan City (domestic violence)- Stepping Stone Shelter

Marion- Grant County Rescue Mission

Muncie- Bridges Community Services, Inc.

Muncie- Christian Ministries

Muncie- Muncie Mission

Muncie- YWCA

New Albany (domestic violence)- The Center for Women and Families

New Castle- Christian Love Help Shelter

New Castle- ICAP

Noblesville- Third Phase

Seymour- Anchor House

South Bend- Center for the Homeless

South Bend- Hope Ministries

Terre Haute- Bethany House

Valparaiso- Gabriel’s Horn

Warsaw- Fellowship Missions

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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- childcare referral programs- Child Care Answers

Statewide- National Head Start Association

Regional

Central Indiana- child care assistance- Children’s Bureau Inc.

Southwest Indiana- child care resource- 4C of Southern Indiana Inc.

County/City

Bloomington- The Nest at New Hope

Evansville- extended hours- Carver Community Organization

Evansville- Pre-K grant program- Community Action Program of Evansville

Evansville- extended hours- Ms. Nikki’s Precious Little Hands

Evansville- facilitates access to programs and resources- St. Vincent Early Learning Center

Gary- extended hours- Nina’s Loving Care Center

Greenwood- extended hours- Celebrate Life Child Care

Indianapolis- extended hours- Sunshine Early Learning Center

Muncie- Friends Preschool Academy

Muncie- Teddy Bear Child Care

Muncie- United Day Care Center

Vanderburgh County- emergency childcare- Ark Crisis Child Care Center

Vanderburgh County- child care assistance- Gatekeeper

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

CSHCS Children’s Special Health Care

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)

HUD

Individual Development Account (IDA)

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 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- car seat giveaways & clinics- Automotive Safety Program

Statewide- free baby items- Freecycle

Regional

Central Indiana- in-home visits, resource assistance- Children’s Bureau Inc.

Central- diaper bank directory- Indiana Diaper Bank

County/City

Blackford County- coupon program for baby /toddler items- Community and Family Services

Bloomington- diapers, wipes, baby supplies- Shalom Community Center

Carmel- baby pantry- Merciful HELP Center

Evansville- (refers for adoption//please read Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material) diapers, baby items, clothing, etc.- Birthright International

Evansville- diapers, formula, clothes, baby items, “baby bucks”, etc.- Evansville Christian Life Center

Evansville- vouchers, diapers, clothing, baby items, etc.- Little Lambs

Evansville- diapers- Patchwork Central

Evansville- parenting classes- Potter’s Wheel

Gibson County- diapers, clothes- Gibson County Clothing Bank

Gibson County- diapers and formula- The Emergency Need Pantry

Lake County- (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- layettes, diapers, etc.- The Answer for Pregnancy Aid

Lake County (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- diapers- Diaper Depot

Marion County- baby pantry- Maternity Outreach Ministry House

Muncie- (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience before pursuing adoption material)- diapers, formula, earn items, etc.- Pregnancy Choices

Muncie- (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience  before pursuing adoption material)- baby material needs- The Gabriel Project

Posey County- diapers and formula- The Emergency Need Pantry

Vanderburgh County- diapers and formula- The Emergency Need Pantry

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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- Phone App for food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

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

Statewide- emergency food providers directory- Indiana’s Emergency Food Resource Network

Statewide- rental assistance- Indiana Township Association

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

Statewide- food assistance directory- Tri-State Food Bank

Statewide- energy assistance- Vectren

Statewide- Operation Backpack- Volunteers of America

Regional

Central Indiana- food bank, clothing- Impact Center

Central Indiana- school supplies- Indy Backpack Attack

East Central- Second Harvest Food Bank

Northwest Indiana- public transit- GPTC

Southwest Indiana- homeless prevention, energy assistance, etc.- TRI-CAP

Southwest Indiana- job training & search- Work One

County/City

Anderson- daily meals, clothing, hygiene, household items, etc.- The Christian Center

Avon- vehicle donation program- Family Promise

Bartholomew County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Bartholomew County- food assistance, financial assistance- Love Chapel

Blackford County- food pantry, clothing vouchers, household items, rent & utility assistance- Muncie Mission

Bloomington- short-term financial assistance, showers, laundry, bus tickets, mail, storage, etc.- Shalom Community Center

Brown County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Carmel- food pantry, clothing, holiday assistance, furniture, school supplies, etc.- Merciful HELP Center

Columbus- utility assistance, crisis assistance, eviction prevention, vouchers, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Decatur County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Delaware County- coats, school supplies- Hearts & Hands United of Delaware County, Inc.

Delaware County- food pantry, clothing vouchers, household items, rent & utility assistance- Muncie Mission

Elkhart- clothing pantry, furniture, household items- The Shepherd’s Cove

Evansville- food pantry- Catalyst Church Food Pantry

Evansville- food pantry, clothing, household items, rent & utility assistance- Central United Methodist Church

Evansville- clothing- Community Clothes Closet

Evansville- clothing, weekly meals, food assistance, etc.- Evansville Christian Life Center

Evansville- daily meals, clothing vouchers, bread tent, etc.- Evansville Rescue Mission

Evansville (for students)- clothing, school supplies, hygiene items, etc.- EVSC Foundation

Evansville- food pantry- Life Change Central

Evansville- food pantry- LMAC

Evansville- public transit- METS

Evansville- financial assistance- Outreach Ministries

Evansville- food pantry- Patchwork Central

Evansville- weekly meals, clothing bank, GED classes, etc.- Potter’s Wheel

Evansville- food pantry- Sts. Mary & John Parish

Evansville- food pantry- St. Vincent de Paul

Evansville- daily meals, showers, laundry, mail, hygiene, clothing, etc.- United Caring Services

Evansville- food pantry- West Side Emergency Food Pantry

Franklin- food pantry- Interchurch Food Pantry of Johnson County

Gary- daily meals, food pantry, clothing, etc.- Brother’s Keeper

Gary- food pantry, clothing closet, etc.- Sojourner Truth House

Gibson County- clothing- Gibson County Clothing Bank

Greenwood- food pantry, emergency assistance- Saints Francis and Clare

Greenwood- food assistance, rent & utility assistance, clothing, etc.- St. Vincent de Paul

Greenwood- food pantry- The Refuge

Hammond- food pantry, eviction prevention, etc.- Greater Hammond Community Services, Inc.

Hartford City- food pantry, daily meals, vouchers, household items, hygiene, rent and utility assistance, etc.- Muncie Mission

Indianapolis- clothing closet, food assistance- Barnes United Methodist Church

Indianapolis- utility assistance, food vouchers, transportation assistance, school clothing vouchers, etc.- Center Township of Marion County

Indianapolis- food pantry, clothing closet, etc.- Central Christian Church

Indianapolis- food & clothing pantry- Faith United Church of Christ

Indianapolis- daily meals, hygiene, laundry, showers, haircuts, etc.- Horizon House

Indianapolis- food assistance, clothing, furniture, toiletries, etc.- Servant’s Heart of Indy

Jackson County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Johnson County- public transit- Access Johnson County

Johnson County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Johnson County- school supplies, financial assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- United Way

Kokomo- daily meals, grocery vouchers, clothing vouchers, mobile food pantry, etc.- Kokomo Rescue Mission

Lafayette- mail, showers, laundry, daily meals, gas vouchers, bus tokens, etc.- Lafayette Transitional Housing Center

Lafayette- financial assistance, after school program, food pantry- Lafayette Urban Ministry

Lake County- emergency assistance, employment assistance, school supplies, etc. (refers for adoption//please research Voices and Experience  before pursuing adoption material)- Catholic Charities

Logansport- food pantry, clothing, appliances, furniture, etc.- The Emmaus Mission Center

Lynnville- food pantry- Bread of Life Ministry, Inc.

Marion- daily meals, showers, clothing, etc.- Grant County Rescue Mission

Mishawaka- clothing ministry- Fig Leaf

Muncie- food pantry, food assistance, Christmas assistance, etc.- Blood-N-Fire Ministries

Muncie- food pantry, rent & utility assistance, blanket cupboard, etc.- Christian Ministries

Muncie- food pantry, financial assistance, etc.- High Street United Methodist Church

Muncie- public transit- MITS

Muncie- food pantry, daily meals, vouchers, household items, hygiene, rent and utility assistance, etc.- Muncie Mission

Muncie- food pantry- Old Town Hill Baptist Church

New Castle- school supplies, Christmas assistance, food pantry, etc.- Christian Love Help Center

New Castle- weatherization- ICAP

Noblesville- food pantry, clothing, emergency supplies- Third Phase

Seymour- food pantry, clothing vouchers- Anchor House

Shelby County- energy assistance, homeless prevention, etc.- Human Services, Inc.

Terre Haute- clothing, weekly food- Bethany House

Trafalgar- food assistance, clothing, household items, etc.- The Lord’s Locker

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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

Delaware County- A Better Way

Evansville (for fathers)- Evansville Christian Life Center

Fort Wayne- Hope Alive

Indianapolis- Parent Cafe

Jeffersonville- Louisville Rescue Mission

Muncie- St. Mary Catholic Church

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Putative Father Registry

Register Here

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

The consent to adoption may be executed at any time after the birth of the child.

There are stipulations for revocation that can be found here.

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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.

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Iowa

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Medical

Housing/Shelter

Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

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- subsidized healthcare- Avera Ministry

Statewide- medical equipment loan directory- Iowa Compass

County/City

Cedar Rapids- Income discounts- Eastern Iowa Health Center

Davenport- mental healthcare- Humility of Mary Shelter

Estherville- medical- The Free Clinic

Muscatine- dental and vision, adults and children- MCSA

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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- Common Bond

Statewide (domestic abuse)- housing assistance- Family Crisis Centers

Regional

Northeast Iowa (homeless and/or domestic violence)- Friends of the Family

Northwest Iowa- Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc.

County/City

Ames- The Emergency Residence Project

Cedar Rapids- Catholic Worker House

Cedar Rapids- Foundation 2

Cedar Rapids- Mission of Hope

Cedar Rapids- Waypoint Services

Cedar Rapids- Willis Dady Services

Council Bluffs- Micah House

Davenport- Humility of Mary Shelter

Davenport- King’s Harvest Ministries

Des Moines- Catholic Charities

Des Moines- Central Iowa Shelter & Services

Des Moines- Family Promise

Des Moines- Hawthorn Hill

Des Moines- Hope Ministries

Dubuque- Opening Doors

Iowa City- Shelter House

Mason City- New Beginnings House of Hope

Muscatine- MCSA

Sioux City (single fathers welcome too)- The Gospel Mission

Waterloo- House of Hope

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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

Cedar Rapids- Waypoint Services

Spirit Lake- 24 hours- Boji Babysitters

Spirit Lake- extended hours- Nature’s Escape Child Care

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

Food Assistance

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

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

Ntional- 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- family support program- HOPES

Regional

East Central Iowa- family rewards, diapers, wipes, clothing, on-site childcare, etc.- Young Parents Network

East Iowa- diaper bank- Eastern Iowa Diaper Bank

County/City

Clay County- home visits prenatal & postnatal- Best Care for Better Babies

Des Moines- diapers and formula- Catholic Charities

Dickinson County- home visits prenatal & postnatal- Best Care for Better Babies

Harrison County- diaper distribution- Harrison County Home & Public Health Dept.

Okoboji- children’s clothing- Kaden’s Kloset

Sioux City- parenting classes and incentives- Crittenton Center

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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- job search- Indeed

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

Statewide- food pantry directory- DMARC

Statewide (domestic abuse)- resource assistance, advocacy, etc.- Family Crisis Centers

Statewide- food bank directory- Food Bank of Iowa

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

Regional

Northwest Iowa- regional transit- Rides

Northwest Iowa- outreach services directory- Upper Des Moines Opportunity Inc.

County/City

Cedar Rapids- daily meals, food pantry, clothing- Mission of Hope

Council Bluffs- daily meals- MOHM’S Place

Davenport- clothes, personal necessities- Humility of Mary Shelter

Davenport- weekly meals, food bank, monthly giveaways, etc.- King’s Harvest Ministries

Des Moines- food pantry- Catholic Charities

Des Moines- clothes, daily meals, furniture- Hope Ministries

Dickinson County- general assistance, money management, family resources, etc.- Dickinson County Community Services

Dubuque- daily meals, clothing, etc.- Dubuque Rescue Mission

Iowa City- laundry, hygiene, etc.- Shelter House

Muscatine- homeless prevention- MCSA

Okoboji- food pantry- The Well Food Pantry

Rock Island- daily meals- Christian Care

Sioux City- parenting resource center- Crittenten Center

Sioux City- food pantry, voucher program, jobs program, etc.- The Gospel Mission

Spirit Lake- food pantry- Spirit Life Fellowship

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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

Regional

East Central Iowa- various support groups (women, men, African, etc.)- Young Parents Network

Central Iowa- Yess

County/City

Cedar Rapids- House of Hope

Okoboji- Moms of Tots (MOTS)

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Putative Father Registry

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Shall be signed not less than seventy-two hours after the birth of the child to be

released, by all living parents. The seventy-two-hour minimum time period requirement

shall not be waived.

If such request is by a signing parent, and is within ninety-six

hours of the time such parent signed a release of custody, the juvenile court shall order the release revoked.

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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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Kansas

What are you looking for?

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Medical

Housing/Shelter

Affordable Childcare

State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

I don’t see my city?

Putative Father Registry

Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

Recommend a Service

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

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

Alma- medical & dental- Community Health Ministry

Manhattan- prescription assistance- Shepherd’s Crossing

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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

Hays- Mary Elizabeth Maternity Home

Johnson County- Hillcrest Transitional Housing

Junction City- The Crisis Center Inc.

Kansas City- Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.

Kansas City- Friends of Yates

Lawrence- Lawrence Community Shelter

Lawrence (domestic violence)-Willow DV Center

Liberal- Stepping Stone Shelter

Manhattan- MESI

Manhattan- The Crisis Center Inc.

Overland Park- Johnson County Interfaith Hospitality Network

Pittsburg- Safehouse Crisis Center

Salina- Ashby House

Topeka- Topeka Rescue Mission

Wichita- Inter-Faith Ministries

Wichita- The United Methodist Open Door

Wyandotte County- Hillcrest Transitional Housing

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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

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

CHIP

Energy Assistance LIEAP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

Top of Page

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- free samples- 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

County/City

Johnson County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

Liberal- earn while you learn material assistance- Grace Place Pregnancy Care Center

Wichita- free infant & children clothing- The United Methodist Open Door

Wyandotte County- diapers, training pants- Happy Bottoms

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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- job search- Indeed

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- mobile food pantry- Harvesters

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

Statewide- utility assistance- The Salvation Army

County/City

Alma- food pantry, utility & rent assistance, emergency assistance, household items, furniture, transportation assistance, etc.- Alma Outreach

Johnson County- rental assistance- Save Inc.

Kansas City- rent/utility assistance, emergency assistance, etc.- Economic Opportunity Foundation Inc.

Lawrence- financial assistance, school supplies, clothes, etc- Willow DV Center

Liberal- daily meals- Stepping Stone Shelter

Manhattan- food pantry, commodity program, Kid’s meal program, clothing vouchers, etc.- Flint Hills Breadbasket

Manhattan- rental & utility assistance, security deposits, etc.- MESI

Manhattan- utility & rent assistance- Shepherd’s Crossing

Ogden- food pantry, emergency financial assistance- Ogden Friendship House of Hope

Olathe- food pantry- New Hope Food Pantry

Overland Park- food bank, pet food- Jewish Family Services

Salina- “free store” clothing, furniture, household appliances, etc.- Ashby House

Topeka- daily meals, sack meals- Topeka Rescue Mission

Wamego- food pantry, utility & rent assistance, emergency assistance, household items, furniture/appliances, transportation assistance, etc.- Community Health Ministry

Wichita- food boxes, food pantry, clothing, showers, laundry, mail, daily meals, etc.- The United Methodist Open Door

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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

Liberal- moms and dads- Grace Place Pregnancy Care Center

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Putative Father Registry

Kansas doesn’t have a website for its registry. Fathers have to call the Department of Social and Rehab Services at (785) 296-3237 or write the office at P.O. Box 497 Topeka, KS 66601-0497.

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

consent or relinquishment may not be given by the mother or accepted until 12 hours after the birth of a child.

A consent is final when executed, unless the consenting party, prior to final decree of adoption, alleges and proves by clear and convincing evidence that the consent was not freely and voluntarily given.

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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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Kentucky

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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- 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

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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

Ashland- Safe Harbor

Aurora- Heart House

Frankfort- Simon House

Lexington- Chrysalis House

Louisville- The Center for Women and Families

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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

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

KCHIP

KTAP (Kentucky TANF)

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

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

County/City

Boone County- in-home education & support- Every Child Succeeds

Campbell County- in-home education & support- Every Child Succeeds

Grant County- in-home education & support- Every Child Succeeds

Kenton County- in-home education & support- Every Child Succeeds

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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- Phone App for food assistance- Food Finder

National- car donation program- Free Charity Cars

National- job search- Indeed

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 directory- Tri-State Food Bank

County/City

Frankfort- diapers, clothing, food, hygiene products, etc- Simon House

Louisville- hygiene, laundry, mail, storage, daily meals, etc.- Louisville Rescue Mission

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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

Register Here.

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

An adoption shall not be granted or a consent for adoption be held valid if the

consent for adoption is given prior to seventy-two (72) hours after the birth of the

child.

The voluntary and informed consent shall become final and irrevocable  twenty (20) days after the execution of the voluntary and informed consent.

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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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Louisiana

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Housing/Shelter

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State Programs

Crisis Centers/Baby Items

Child Support

Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

Support Groups

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Putative Father Registry

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End An Adoption Plan

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- 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

Parish/City

New Orleans- youth healthcare- Covenant House

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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

Parish/City

Alexandria- Hope House

Alexandria- House of Mercy

Baton Rouge- ICNA Relief

LaFayette- The Emily House

LaFayette- Faith House

Monroe- LBCH

New Orleans- Covenant House

New Orleans- DePaul

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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

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Cash Assistance FITAP

Child Care Assistance

CSFP

Energy Assistance LIHEAP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

LaCHIP

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

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

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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- job search- Indeed

National- trade clothes- Rehash

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

National- job search for moms- The Mom Project

National- various assistance- The Salvation Army

National- education grants- Soroptimist

National- car donation programs- Working Cars for Working Families

National- rideshare- Zimride

Statewide

Statewide- public transit directory- American Public Tansportation Association

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

Parish/City

LaFayette- financial assistance- Monsignor Sigur Center

LaFayetee- daily meals- St. Joseph Diner

LaFayette- showers, laundry, hygiene supplies- Stella Maris Center

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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

Register Here

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

That the act  is not being executed earlier than the third day following the birth of the child if it is an agency adoption, or the fifth day following the birth of a child if the adoption is a private adoption;  or, when a father is surrendering earlier than the fifth day following the birth of the child.

An Act of Surrender shall be irrevocable upon execution except as provided in Article 1130.

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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.

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Maine

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Support Groups

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Adoption Law/Revocation

End An Adoption Plan

Pay It Forward

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Medical

Medical Info

National

Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers- Directory

National- healthhcare financing- Care Credit

National- prescription discount card- Coast2Coast

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

Top of Page

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

Alfred- YCSP

Bangor- Partners for Peace

Brunswick- Tedford Housing

Dexter- Penquis Journey House

Ellsworth- Emmaus Homeless Shelter

Presque Isle- Hope & Justice Project

Solon- New Hope Shelter

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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

Bangor- Penquis

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State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

Energy Assistance HEAP

FAFSA

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

SCHIP

Section 8 Housing

SNAP

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

Top of Page

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

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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- job search- Indeed

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

County/City

Bangor- utilities and financial assistance- Penquis

Ellsworth- clothes, food pantry, school supplies, household supplies- Emmaus Homeless Shelter

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Support Groups

Support Info

National

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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Putative Father Registry

Voluntary Acknowledgement of Paternity

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Surrender and release or consent; presence of judge.   With the approval of the court of any county within the State and after a determination by the court that a surrender and release or a consent is in the best interest of the child, the parents or surviving parent of a child may at any time at least 72 hours after the child’s birth.

The court has explained the individual’s parental rights and responsibilities, the effects of the surrender and release or the consent, that in all but specific situations the individual has the right to revoke the surrender and release or consent within 5 working days and the existence of the adoption registry and the services available under Title 22.

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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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Maryland includes the Washington D.C. Area

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Essentials  (food pantries, financial assistance, household wares, vouchers, etc)

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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- 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

Top of Page

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

County/City

Baltimore- Baltimore Outreach

Baltimore- Hiding Place

Baltimore- ICNA Relief

Elkton- The Meeting Ground Emergency Rotating Shelter

Elkton- Wayfarers’ House for Women and Children

Hyattsville- St. Ann’s Center

Ocean City- Diakonia

Ridgely- St. Martin’s Ministries

Sabillasville- Hope Alive Inc.

Top of Page

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

Hyattsville- St. Ann’s Child Care Center

Top of Page

State Programs

Programs Explained: Terms

ACA Marketplace

Child Care Assistance

Energy Assistance

FAFSA

Food Supplement Program

HUD

Job Corps

Lifeline Program

MCHP

Medicaid

National School Lunch Program

Section 8 Housing

TANF

TEFAP

Unemployment Insurance

WIC

Top of Page

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- 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

Top of Page

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- job search- Indeed

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

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

Statewide- car award program- Vehicles for Change

Statewide- Operation Backpack (includes DC)- Volunteers of America

District of Columbia

DC- public transit directory- American Public Transportation Association

County/City

Elkton- showers, mail, laundry, etc.- Mary Randall Day Center

Elkton- daily meals- Meeting Ground Inc.

Ridgely- energy assistance, food pantry- St. Martin’s Ministries

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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

Establishing Paternity in Maryland.

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Adoption Law/Revocation

Law Info

Consent to adoption is not valid unless the consent is given after the prospective adoptee is born.

A parent may revoke consent to adoption under this Part III of this subtitle at any time within the later of:

(i)      30 days after the parent signs the consent; or

(ii)      30 days after the adoption petition is filed.

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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.

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Recommend a Service

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