Offers individual, couple, and family counseling for a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship problems. Maternal Counseling is offered for those experiencing stressors related to pregnancy or parenting. This may include postpartum depression, relationship problems, and isolation or lack of support. Home-based counseling may be available for Medicaid clients. Their counseling program is nationally accredited by the Council on Accreditation and certified by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services.
197 East Gay Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
CelebrateOne is a community initiative set up to reduce infant mortality. The website has information, resources and support for pregnant / parenting women and teens. Their mission is to help pregnant patients see a doctor early in pregnancy, to increase the chances of delivering a healthy baby. StepOne helps connect women with affordable, timely and convenient prenatal care, and resources for a healthy pregnancy. Call their hotline for assistance setting up the first prenatal visit.
57 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43215
Pregnant teens in Franklin County or teens who are parents, can call to get the help they need, including health care, parenting help, housing, education, child care and employment assistance, based on the individual needs of each teen.
500 South Front Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Provides a wide range of online information for pregnant women, including the stages of pregnancy, labor pain, information about cesarean sections, choosing a place of birth and much more. They also provide a wide range of evidence-based medicine for health care professionals.
260 Madison, New York, New York 10010
Provides a detailed listing of community resources for pregnant women, families and children.
Their Teen Parent Connection offers counseling, case management, parent education and free childbirth classes to youth ages 12-21 who are parenting or in their 2nd or 3rd trimester of pregnancy. Referrals to other community resources are also provided.
1515 Indianola Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201
The home visiting program provides expectant or new parents with the information, support and encouragement they need through a home visiting service. This program aims to provide parents with the resources needed to understand and capitalize on the optimal early years of a child’s life. Core services include prenatal support, developmental screenings and linkage to community resources. Parenting education is also offered to help answer any questions. Eligibility includes women who are expecting their first child and mothers whose first child is under six months old and meet income guidelines. There is no cost to families. Their website has information about child health, children with special needs, school readiness, safety, resources by county and parent rights.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Moms2B is a group prenatal education and support program for pregnant women. Free transportation to program sessions can be provided as well as free child care while you participate in your session. There are four locations in Columbus: South, East, Mount Carmel West and Weinland Park areas.
700 Ackerman Place, Columbus, Ohio 43202
A class for new expecting parents to learn about basic baby care, including bathing, safety and common infant health concerns. The class is open to adopting and foster parents as well. Click here for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s Community Education Class schedule.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
The teen and pregnant program offers prenatal care for moms-to-be ages 11-21. This program also focuses on the overall health of mother and baby which may include the entire family and the father-to-be. A multi-disciplinary team works to support safe infant care, birth control options, positive parenting and school/family balance. Parental consent required at first visit for patients under the age of 18.
Provides birth parents the option to leave an infant (up to 30 days old) with a medical worker in a hospital, a medical worker at a fire department or other emergency service organization, or a peace officer at a law enforcement agency. If the infant is left with a person at one of these places, and has not been abused, the parent will face no legal consequences for making this choice. Call the Help Me Grow hotline for information and advice.
30 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Help Me Grow Hotline: (800) 755-4769
Offers free mom-to-mom support over the phone, by email or in groups. Go online to find out more about postpartum depression, survivor stories and helpful links. Their central Ohio blogspot gives up-to-date information about local group meetings, support and information. POEM is the Ohio section of Postpartum Support International (PSI).
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
Offers free, confidential nationwide support for women who are having complicated pregnancies or premature births. The toll-free hotline can match pregnant women with a volunteer who has previously experienced a similar pregnancy complication. The volunteer supports the pregnant woman throughout the remainder of the pregnancy or Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) experience. Online chats and discussion boards are also available.
PO Box 1808, Laguna Beach, California 92652
This program provides nurse home visitation to first-time, low-income mothers, from early pregnancy up to the child’s second birthday. NFP improves pregnancy outcomes by encouraging preventative health practices that enhance child health outcomes.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
Provides one-on-one mentoring for women experiencing an unplanned or crisis pregnancy. Mentors assist new moms in finding resources, including educational assistance, job help, financial direction, parenting classes, adoption information (if requested), material assistance and spiritual support.
6000 Cooper Road, Westerville, Ohio, 43081