families

On average, women have more than one child when they seek assistance from WEN to terminate a pregnancy.


AdOPTION

ONE WORLD ADOPTION SERVICES, INC.

One World Adoption Services, Inc. is a Florida-licensed, not-for-profit child placing agency. Address: 1030 South Federal Hwy, Suite 100, Hollywood FL 33020. Phone number (954) 922-8400. Fax number (954) 922-4575.

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THE CHILDREN’S HOME SOCIETY OF FLORIDA

The Children’s Home Society of Florida has been providing effective solutions to build and support healthy families for Florida’s children for 100 years. They help troubled teens, mothers and children with services such as adoption, foster care, emergency shelters, child abuse prevention, case management, and treatment for developmentally disabled children.

 

research

THE ALAN GUTTMACHER INSTITUTE

The Alan Guttmacher Institute (AGI) is a nonprofit organization focused on sexual and reproductive health research, policy analysis and public education. AGI publishes Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health, International Family Planning Perspectives, The Guttmacher Report on Public Policy and special reports on topics pertaining to sexual and reproductive health and rights. The Institute’s mission is to protect the reproductive choices of all women and men in the United States and throughout the world. It is to support their ability to obtain the information and services needed to achieve their full human rights, safeguard their health and exercise their individual responsibilities in regard to sexual behavior and relationships, reproduction and family formation.

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THE KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Kaiser Family Foundation provides timely, reliable, and non-partisan information on national health issues to policymakers, the media, and the general public. The Web site, kaisernetwork.org, started in November 2000. This free and comprehensive multimedia service connects users to the events, people, information, and research that shape health policy.

minors

Florida minors must notify a parent or guardian before obtaining an abortion.  Click here to learn about the procedure for obtaining a waiver of the requirement.



ABORTION CARE NETWORK

The Abortion Care Network is a non-profit network of independent abortion providers, allies, and individuals who care for women; its activities include resources for those considering abortion, efforts to de-stigmatize abortion, and ongoing training for quality abortion care.   In addition, the Abortion Care Network provides a section of Frequently Asked Questions about abortion.

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ALL-OPTIONS

Confidential phone line (1-888-493-0092) offering unbiased counseling to help women decide how to resolve a problem pregnancy and to offer emotional support before and after having an abortion, making an adoption plan, or completing the pregnancy and parenting the child.

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EXHALE

Exhale addresses the emotional health and well-being of women and men after abortion. Founded in 2000 by and for women who have had abortions, they provide and promote emotional support across a dynamic landscape of private and public spaces, online and offline. They offer free phone counseling in multiple languages at 1-866-4-EXHALE.

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Faith Aloud provides resources to women deciding about a pregnancy or those who have already had an abortion and want to talk about the spiritual aspects of their decision-making or feelings. They have several videos to watch and a clergy talkline.

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GO ASK ALICE

Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University’s Health Promotion Program — a division of Health Services at Columbia. It is a reliable source of information on a wide variety of health-related subjects.

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METHOD MATCH

Created by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, the site provides a detailed description of all forms of birth control and a tool that helps you choose the one that is right for you based on your criteria.

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NOT-2-LATE.COM—The Emergency Contraception Web Site

The emergency contraception web site, Not-2-late.com, is operated by the Office of Population Research at Princeton University and by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. Their goal is to provide accurate information about emergency contraception derived from the medical literature and a directory of clinicians willing to provide emergency contraceptives in your area.

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TEENWIRE

A Planned Parenthood sex education and information web site for teenagers.

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SIECUS

A great resource for accurate information about sex. The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States works to ensures social justice and sexual rights and to expand access to sexual health. The website helps to achieve SIECUS’ goal of making sure that information, knowledge, and skills are within everybody’s reach.


PREGNANCY OPTIONS WORKBOOK

Download this workbook to help you decide how to resolve your problem pregnancy. The workbook offers accurate, unbiased information about pregnancy options, pregnancy decision-making and more.



advocacy

THE CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS

The Center for Reproductive Rights, (previously known as The Center for Reproductive Law and Policy) is a non-profit legal advocacy organization dedicated to promoting and defending women’s reproductive rights worldwide.

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NARAL Pro-Choice America

Formerly known as The National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League, NARAL’s web site provides current news headlines regarding reproductive rights, information on healthcare for women, RU486 and much more.

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NATIONAL NETWORK OF ABORTION FUNDS

The National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF) provides support and technical assistance to local abortion funds, aids in the creation of new abortion funds in areas where they do not exist, and provides visibility and a voice for women facing financial barriers to abortion. NNAF also advocates the national level on issues of access to abortion, reproductive freedom and healthcare, with a special emphasis on funding. __________________________________________

PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA, INC.

Planned Parenthood believes in the fundamental right of each individual, throughout the world, to manage his or her fertility, regardless of the individual’s income, marital status, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, or residence. Planned Parenthood also asserts that reproductive self-determination must be voluntary and preserve the individual’s right to privacy, and that such self-determination will contribute to an enhancement of the quality of life, strong family relationships, and population stability.

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RELIGIOUS COALITION FOR REPRODUCTIVE CHOICE

The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) is the national community of religious and spiritual people, denominations, and organizations from all faith traditions dedicated to achieving reproductive justice. For people of faith, reproductive justice is a moral imperative, grounded in centuries of sacred texts.

reproductive and mental health