The Coast Pregnancy Clinic, a Christian being expectant useful resource heart that sees on several hundred girls a year, has moved to a brand new location on Sixth Road.
The clinic is a part of evangelical disaster being pregnant community Care Web. It gives being pregnant testing and ultrasounds; parental courses and provides; referrals for prenatal care, adoptions, housing, and different help; and counseling. All providers are free.
Shoppers first come into the counseling room to be taught concerning the levels of being pregnant and choices comparable to retaining the child, adoption or abortion, stated Jan Johnson, a spokeswoman for the being pregnant middle.
“None of us are hoping that’s going to occur. However, we don’t put any strain on anyone in any respect,” Johnson stated of abortions.
“All we do is say, ‘Nicely; do you perceive what occurs if you try this?’ And even if you happen to resolve to try this, we’re right here to help you afterward.”
The middle was initially situated in Ilwaco, Washington, however, moved to Astoria to be nearer to nearly all of its clientele, stated Alicia Mathews, a volunteer shopper advocate. It beforehand rented a small slot of a storefront on Ninth Avenue.
Employees stated the brand new location is more prominent and extra discreet. The Sixth Road constructing was beforehand a toddler care heart.