Resources and Links
NAF (National Abortion Federation), a professional association of abortion providers in the U.S., offers information about abortion, finding an abortion provider and financial assistance.
Choice Link Up has information about reproductive health and rights, abortion, pregnancy options and discussion-based websites.
Pregnancy Options Workbook provides information about adoption, abortion and parenting, as well as chapters on spirituality, self-care, decision-making exercises and information just for men. This web site also offers “Abortion: Which Method Is Right for Me?” for women choosing between medical and surgical abortion.
Mom Dad I'm Pregnant has special help and support for young women and girls with an unplanned pregnancy. It offers tips for talking with parents, and gives advice to parents on how to help their daughters. Also addresses issues of spirituality and how young male partners can be involved.
Abortion Conversation Project promotes conversation about abortion and pregnancy and shows the many different sides of these complex issues. This site also has information about healthy coping after an abortion.
Men and Abortion has information especially for men as well as help with finding an abortion provider. It also has frequently asked questions about factual, emotional and spiritual aspects of abortion.
Feelings about Abortion including strategies for coping after an abortion is discussed at this web site.
Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network
National Domestic Violence Hotline
Abortion and Pregnancy-related Talklines
Backline offers free and confidential support for women and their loved ones before and after an abortion.
Spiritual counseling is provided free-of-charge as well as information about spiritual issues.
Provides post-abortion services, counseling, training and education. Spanish and Asian languages available.
Rape Crisis & Children’s Advocacy Center – 401.421.4100
Women’s Center of Rhode Island – 401.861.2760
State Domestic Violence Crisis Line – 800.494.8100
Sojourner House, Northern Rhode Island – 401.765.3232
Elizabeth Buffum Chase House, Warwick – 401.738.1700
Blackstone Shelter, Central Falls & Pawtucket – 401.723.3057
Women’s Resource Center, South County – 401.782.3990
Women’s Resource Center, Newport & Bristol City – 401.847.2533
Jane Doe Inc,
The Massachusetts Coalition
Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence – 617.248.0922
RI Community Health Centers provide quality primary health care in 22 locations throughout Rhode Island. Health centers accept RiteCare and most other types of insurance and also see people who are uninsured on a sliding fee scale. They offer a wide range of services to adults of all ages and children. Call the Rhode Island Health Center Association at 401-274-1771 for more information and a complete listing of all Community Health Centers, or visit their web site at www.RIHCA.org.
Friends in Adoption
Act of Love Adoptions
Mass Adoption Resource Exchange