A few moms share what group has meant

“Group has helped me to be a better mother by helping me to make better choices 4 my family and be a stronger person all together.”   D.B.

“I am 19 years old. I started going to the pregnancy center when I found out I was pregnant with my son. He is now 2 years old. Being a first time mother was hard. … if you need assistance try Open Arms Pregnancy Center because they helped me, and I’m sure they can help you too!”   N.B.

“Well the pregnancy center helped me out while my kids were little. I got clothes and needs met through the center when money was tight and the support groups helped me connect with girls with the same child issues. So ya, the center helped me.”   R.S.

Moms’ Support Group is an opportunity to meet with other young moms and share problems, concerns, and successes.   It’s an opportunity to meet new people and develop friendships. It’s a chance to discuss topics of interest to young moms, get a break from the routine, and share time with friends that understand about your children.   It’s a place to receive material resources, experienced advice, and encouragement for the struggles of parenthood.  It’s an opportunity to improve your parenting skills while enjoying yourself.  If you are pregnant or have a child under 3 and would like to check it out for yourself, you are invited to join us Thursdays from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

“Group has been very helpful not only with getting the things I need for both my babies but also with emotional support during hard times.”   A.B.

Some moments during a moms’ support group meeting

This 4 1/2 minute clip is part of a discussion about rent and housing, an issue of great concern in many young mothers’ lives.  The mothers join in, sharing ideas and information.

Who is eligible to join the group

Sounds great, but what if I’m not eligible?

Check out our getting involved section of the site, because you’re probably one of those collaborators or fans who can help out in other ways. Help spread the word through your social media. Think about what you could do.  We can make a difference in our own neighborhoods if we work together.