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Within the 10 Counties of the Diocese of Venice

 

 

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Diocese of Venice

1000 Pinebrook Road

Venice, FL  34285

www.dovrespectlife.org

Jeanne Berdeaux

Director, Respect Life Department

941-441-1101 (direct line)

941-374-1068 (cell phone)

941-486-4797 (FAX)

Berdeaux@dioceseofvenice.org

 

Marina Kopko

Assistant Director, Respect Life Department/

Director, Project Rachel

941-441-1112 (direct line)

941-486-4749 (FAX)

Kopko@dioceseofvenice.org

 

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CRISIS PREGNANCY SERVICES AND CENTERS

IN THE CATHOLIC COMMUNITY

            In their 1995 statement entitled Faithful For Life, the United States Bishops pledged “the heart and the hands of the Church to help mothers and fathers in need to find pregnancy counseling, pre- and postnatal care, housing and material support, and adoption services.”

             Throughout Florida , an enormous outpouring of concern in churches and communities has resulted in the development of many centers and services to assist pregnant women in need.  While the Catholic Church appreciates and commends all efforts to provide such assistance, we recognize the complexity of services required and the need for appropriate criteria.  People are formed by many religious and philosophical beliefs.  In Catholic centers, it is our hope that our own commitment to see Christ in every person and to be Christ for every person will be self-evident.

               The following criteria have been developed for Crisis Pregnancy Services in the Catholic community.  Their use will assure clients, their families, physicians, pastors and parishes that the service they consider is committed to their well-being.  Catholic centers and services strive to meet these criteria, and will network with other services that embrace them.

CRITERIA

Centers will:  

                       offer comfort and care to women in crisis pregnancies and provide them with alternatives to abortion in a manner that is personal, confidential and non-judgmental;

                       reflect a commitment to the well-being of both the mother and child by providing services which nurture a stable future for women and their families;

                       offer information and available assistance to pregnant women in need;

                       provide services regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, age or marital status;

                       respect each client’s religious and philosophical beliefs;

                       have policies and practices that do not advise, provide or refer for abortion, abortifacients,  or artificial contraceptives;

                       provide assistance with adoption services and counseling, through referrals to Catholic Charities offices and others in the community.  

 Approved by the Bishops

September 27, 1997

 

Volunteers, please note:

Some Centers require volunteers to sign a "Statement of Faith."

If you have any questions regarding whether 

or not it is appropriate to sign a Statement of Faith, 

please contact the Respect Life Department.

 

PREGNANCY RESOURCE CENTERS

 

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Catholic Entities

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Residential
* Ultrasound

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Helpline (no facility)

MANATEE COUNTY

 

*Care Net Manasota Pregnancy Center

5111 26th Street West

Bradenton, FL   34207

941-751-1966

941-751-0153 FAX

1-800-395-HELP (4357) (Toll Free)

www.carenetmanasota.com

info@carenetmanasota.com

 

*North River Care Pregnancy Center

513 49th Street East

Palmetto, FL  34221

941-721-9056

941-721-8197 FAX

www.northrivercare.org

info@northrivercare.org

 

 ^   SOLVE Maternity Homes

1509 8th Ave. West

Bradenton, FL 34205

941-748-0094

941-748-1954 FAX

www.ManasotaSOLVE.org

info@manasotasolve.org  

 

 

 

 

SARASOTA COUNTY (North)

 

*Sarasota Medical Pregnancy Center (Care Net)

Midtown Medical Park

1217 East Avenue South, Suite 310

Sarasota, FL  34239

941-330-2273

941-330-0499 FAX

www.sarasotapregnancy.com

www.sarasotapregnancy.org

info@sarasotapregnancy.org 

 

 

SARASOTA COUNTY (South)

 

*Pregnancy Solutions (Heartbeat & Care Net)

1680 B South Tamiami Trail

Venice, FL 34293

941-408-7100

941-408-7200 FAX

www.pregnancysolutions.org

wecanhelp@pregnancysolutions.org  

 

Venice Area Pregnancy Care Center

301 Bayshore Drive

Venice, FL 34285

941-485-1776

heyjude3416@aol.com

 

 

 

CHARLOTTE COUNTY

 

Pregnancy Crisis Careline

1685 Tamiami Trail, Suite 4

Port Charlotte, FL 33948

941-625-5576

941-625-4557 FAX 

 

 

 

LEE COUNTY

 

Catholic Charities Social Services of Lee County/Clare House

(nonresidential services)

5597 Sunrise Drive

Fort Myers, FL 33919

239-334-2234

239-334-2707 FAX
 

*First Choice Pregnancy Center (Care Net)

2104 Del Prado Blvd. South, Suite 3

Cape Coral, FL  33990 

239-242-4220

239-242-4229 FAX

www.choicesmatter.org

 

*Fort Myers Pregnancy Center

3822 Broadway Avenue

Suite B

Fort Myers, FL  33901

239-337-9375

239-337-9377 FAX

www.collierpregnancycenters.com

 

Lee Women's Center (Care Net)

Bella Villa Executive Center

8890 Salrose Lane, Suite 240

Fort Myers, FL  33912

239-433-1929

239-433-1039 FAX

www.preciouslifepartners.com

info@leewomenscenter.com 

 

 

 

COLLIER COUNTY

 

*Collier Pregnancy Center

940 Fifth Avenue North

Naples, FL 34102

239-262-6381

239-262-2705 FAX

www.collierpregnancycenters.com

 

Immokalee Pregnancy Center

106 S. Second Street, Suite 4

Immokalee, FL  34143

239-657-2016

www.immokaleepregnancy.com

help@immokaleepregnancy.com

 

*Pregnancy Resource Center of Southwest Florida (Care Net)

106th Plaza - 10611 Tamiami Trail, A-4

Naples, FL  34108

239-513-9775

239-513-9776 FAX

www.prcnaples.com

 

 !   St. Ann Gabriel Project

400 7th Ave. S.

Naples, FL 34102

239-417-2023 (helpline)

(serving greater Naples area) 

 

 

 

DESOTO COUNTY

 

Breath of Life Pregnancy Care Center

P.O. Box 1892

Arcadia, FL  34265

863-491-5528

breathoflifepcc@yahoo.com

 

 

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

 

Alpha Omega Crisis Center/

 ^   The Potter's House Girls Home/  

 ^   New Beginnings Transitional Program

140 Dunty Road

Lake Placid, FL  33852

863-699-1685

863-699-2601 FAX

sandylopes70@yahoo.com

 

 !   St. Catherine Gabriel Project

882 Bay Street
Sebring, FL 33870
863-381-6817 (helpline - English)
863-381-5151 (helpline - Spanish)
 

 

 

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MATERNITY HOMES

 

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Catholic Entities

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Residential
* Ultrasound

 ! 

Helpline (no facility) 

MANATEE COUNTY

 

 ^   SOLVE Maternity Homes

1509 8th Ave. West

Bradenton, FL 34205

941-748-0094

941-748-1954 FAX

www.ManasotaSOLVE.org

info@manasotasolve.org  

 

 

SARASOTA COUNTY (South)

 

 ^   South County SOLVE Maternity Home

2205 Englewood Road

Englewood, FL  34223

941-475-7408

941-748-1954 FAX

www.ManasotaSOLVE.org

info@manasotasolve.org

 

 

LEE COUNTY

 

 ^   Lifeline Family Center

(also long-term home for after birth)

907 SE 5th Avenue

Cape Coral, FL  33990

239-242-7238

239-242-7248 FAX

239-772-HOPE (4673) helpline

www.lifelinefamilycenter.org

helpline4teens@mindspring.com

 

 ^   Our Mother's Home of S.W. Florida

(Maternity & After Birth Home - Teens - DCF)

7438 Carrier Road

Fort Myers, FL  33967

239-267-4663

239-267-4575 FAX

www.ourmothershome.com

info@ourmothershome.com 

 

 

COLLIER COUNTY

 

 ^   Sunlight Home  

P.O. Box 9194.  

Naples, FL  34116

239-352-0251

239-352-9962 FAX

www.sunlighthome.org

info@sunlighthome.org

 

HIGHLANDS COUNTY

 

 ^   The Potter's House Girls Home/  

 ^   New Beginnings Transitional Program

140 Dunty Rd.

Lake Placid, FL  33852

863-699-1685

863-699-2601 FAX

sandylopes70@yahoo.com

  

 

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AFTER-BIRTH HOMES

 

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Catholic Entities

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Residential
* Ultrasound

 ! 

Helpline (no facility) 

SARASOTA COUNTY (South)

 

 ^   Our Mother's House/Catholic Charities

(After Birth Home)

P.O. Box 2240

Venice, FL 34284

941-485-6264

941-488-2289 FAX  

www.ourmothershousedov.org

help@ourmothershousedov.org

 

 

LEE COUNTY

 

 ^   Lifeline Family Center

(long-term home for after birth)

907 SE 5th Avenue

Cape Coral, FL  33990

239-242-7238

239-242-7248 FAX

239-772-HOPE (4673) helpline

www.lifelinefamilycenter.org

helpline4teens@mindspring.com

 

 ^   Our Mother's Home of S.W. Florida

(Maternity & After Birth Home - Teens - DCF)

7438 Carrier Road

Fort Myers, FL  33967

239-267-4663

239-267-4575 FAX

www.ourmothershome.com

info@ourmothershome.com 

 

 

COLLIER COUNTY

 

 ^   Providence House

(After Birth Home)

P.O. Box 128

Naples, FL  34106

239-692-8779

www.providencehousenaples.org

naplesprov@yahoo.com

 

 

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