Parenting – Celia’s Story


The Centre for Life operates a pregnancy resource service offering life affirming support to women in unplanned pregnancies.  We utilize a network of community organizations and referrals with both government and private agencies to provide resources and information.  The Centre does not refer or book for abortions but provides current information on fetal development and pregnancy options – parenting, adoption and abortion.  The Centre acknowledges that an unplanned pregnancy may present many concerns and issues, and provides compassionate support and professional counselling. All services are strictly confidential and free of charge.  Telephone counselling for anyone in the province is available upon request.  Phone (709) 579-1500, toll free 1-877-997-5433 or email  Alternately, Option Line is a toll free 24/7 pregnancy help line 1-877-8896626

We are here to help you sort through any of your questions and concerns. We offer:

  • Information on all three options: parenting, adoption and abortion
  • Free pregnancy tests
  • Advocacy and life affirming support services to those in unplanned pregnancies
  • Referrals to community networking support services
  • Infant clothing and other supplies to new mothers