Offers emergency services and assistance for women with unplanned pregnancies. They provide referrals for prenatal care. Birthright also provides pregnancy and delivery education, maternity clothing, layettes, diapers, wipes and vouchers for other items. No referral required for services.
2453 West Mound Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
(614) 221-0844 or (800) 550-4900
Anyone with young children in their life can use this website to learn about Ohio’s state early childhood programs, resources and agencies. There is helpful information about developmental milestones, screenings, emotional wellness tips, healthy pregnancy and more.
Child Care Search: childcaresearch.ohio.gov
Provides free information, resources and support for pregnant / parenting women and teens. Baby Bump & Beyond is a direct connection to help families find the level of support and resources needed through every stage of growth–for mom, dad, caregiver, child and the entire family. Call, or send a message online for help with setting up the first prenatal visit and refer to other resources.
1111 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 645-1717 or (614) 656-3322 and ask for Baby Bump & Beyond
Community resource map: healthcare-access-columbus.opendata.arcgis.com
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. Services are by appointment only.
500 South Front Street, Suite 930, 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.
1875 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20009
Provides mentoring and education services to pregnant and teen moms in Franklin County. Some of the classes they offer include: shaken baby prevention presentation, pregnancy and child birth education. They also provide childcare, study help and have a mini boutique, stocked with infant and toddler clothing, diapers, blankets, bedding, small equipment and other necessities needed to care for little ones.
Whitehall Church of the Nazarene
Physical Address: 739 South Yearling Road, Columbus, Ohio 43213
Mailing Address: PO Box 30241, Columbus, Ohio 43230
Provides a detailed listing of free and low cost health care clinics, vision and dental care; and a listing of free and low cost prescriptions, including local pharmacy programs, discount cards and more. They also provides a detailed listing of community resources for pregnant women, families and children.
Provides affordable housing and childcare to student parents. Qualified participants attend an accredited college or university full-time while residing in the Scholar House. The student parents receive supportive services through the OSU ACCESS Collaborative program to help them stay in school and maintain their grades while also providing for the needs of their children.
CPO (Community Properties of Ohio) Management
910 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 253-0984 or (800) 750-0750 TTY
Provide free support, advice and information moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, a healthy baby and to be a great mom. Pregnant women or parents of newborns receive free developmental monitoring, screening and assessment, and as needed referrals by home visiting professionals until the child’s third birthday.
The Center for Family Safety and Healing
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-8224 or text at (614) 935-9439
Program: Prenatal support, parenting education, developmental screenings and linkage to community resources through home visiting services
Eligibility: women who are expecting their first child and mothers whose first child is under six months old and meet income guidelines
Cost: no cost to families
Referral: a parent, guardian, home visiting provider or professional
Their website also 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
Referral Line: (614) 656-3322 or (800) 755-4769
Central Intake and Referral System: odh.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/odh/know-our-programs/help-me-grow/Refer-to-Help-Me-Grow
Provides weekly prenatal education and support programs for pregnant women. Free transportation to program sessions can be provided as well as free child care, food and incentives for attendance.
A non-profit organization dedicated to empowering teen mothers from ages 12-24. They offer housing referrals, childcare resources, personal development and goal setting, free clothing and baby items, parenting skills, health and nutrition classes, mentorship, case management and parent advocacy, and free HIV and STD testing. Visit the website for additional contact information.
PO Box 30181, Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Free program for families where they can receive information about pregnancy health, women’s and infant health, infant growth and development, safety, nutrition, breastfeeding, immunizations, and safe sleep. Additionally, fathers/male partners can receive one-on-one case management and parenting education. The program allows participants to work with registered nurses, social workers, and community outreach workers and provides support and referrals to additional services (like medical coverage, WIC, etc.).
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
This program was developed to discuss patients’ fertility and reproductive health, providing education and counseling for patients who may be at risk for long-term fertility or reproductive health issues.
700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205
Offers prenatal and postpartum care for pregnant women up too the age of 21 and 6 months. 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.
Provide free pregnancy support, developmental monitoring, screenings and assessments, and referrals for identified services for first-time pregnant prior to 28 weeks gestational age of the baby. Participants must meet income eligibility.
The Center for Family Safety and Healing
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-8303 or text at (614) 917-9111
Helps teen parents or pregnant teens finish school by providing cash assistance. Students must be under the age of 20 and working on earning either their GED or high school diploma.
1721 Northland Park Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43229
Ohio Law & Rules about LEAP: codes.ohio.gov/oac/5101:1-23-50
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.
Help Me Grow: (800) 755-4769
Provide free peer support groups at various locations around Columbus, education on pregnancy and postpartum depression (PPD) and related mood/anxiety disorders, and information and referrals to appropriate resources in the area. Go online to find out more about postpartum depression, survivor stories and helpful links.
2323 West Fifth Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43204
Provides medical transportation assistance to pregnant moms. To see if you qualify, call StepOne at (614) 721-0009.
Offers free, confidential nationwide support for women who have a complicated (high-risk) pregnancy or a premature birth. 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.
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
Attend parenting and childbirth classes to earn coupons for baby clothing, furniture, cribs, wipes and blankets. Women are required to register with them as clients before they can join their parenting classes. Class schedules are available online. Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins welcomed. They also provide free pregnancy testing and ultrasounds.