Parents and Families

Local Resources

The Gabriel Project

  • Contact: 812-867-3718
  • “The Gabriel Project® offers hope and assistance to any woman experiencing a crisis pregnancy. We respect all life and see the birth of each child as a fresh expression of the unfailing love of God. Our concern is not only for the unborn child, but also for each and every mother in need.”
  • Call the number listed above to be connected to a local Gabriel Project angel. We act as good Samaritans, friends, and prayer partners for pregnant women and young families in need of assistance.  We work with community resources as well as Saint Vincent de Paul. 

Evansville Christian Life Center

  • Family Care Services: Helping families by providing knowledge and resources

First Steps

  • First Steps is a statewide program in Indiana providing early intervention services and related therapies to infants and toddlers birth to three years old.
  • The first three years of life are the most critical for a child’s development. If there is a developmental delay, early intervention services can help. Giving children the best start in life is what First Steps is all about.

CAPE: Community Action Program of Evansville

  • Early Head Start (EHS) provides support for pregnant and teen mothers and services to families with children from birth to three (3) years old.
  • Head Start provides educational and development services to low-income families with children ages 3-5. Services include nutritional, dental and visual assistance, mental health, and support for children with disabilities. Parent participation is strongly encouraged.

Little Lambs

  • “Since 1995, Little Lambs has helped safeguard the health and well-being of our youngest and most vulnerable citizens, infants and young children. Little Lambs has accomplished this indirectly, but effectively, by creating alliances with professional organizations that provide prenatal and pediatric care, behavioral services, nutrition, drug and alcohol education and rehabilitation, and more.”

Holly’s House

  • Offering tools and resources for educating parents and children about personal safety

The Lampion Center

  • “Empowering individuals, children, and families by lighting their path through innovative counseling solutions and dynamic community engagement.”

Parenting Support Therapy

  • Offering individual or group counseling sessions for parents

Online Resources

Christian Life Resources

  • “The mission of Christian Life Resources is to use life and family issues as bridges to convey the love of God and to share the message of salvation through Christ. We love because HE first loved us.”

Focus on the Family

  • Offering faith-based guidance and resources for parents and families
  • Mission Statement: “To be led by the Holy Spirit in sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with as many people as possible by nurturing and affirming the God-ordained institution of the family and proclaiming biblical truths worldwide.”

Support Groups

Embrace Grace: Parental & Pregnancy Support Groups

  • Embrace Grace helps women with unexpected pregnancies connect with a church family who will walk with them before and after the birth of their child. The organization offers support groups for pregnant women and single moms and dads. Embrace Grace also donates Love Boxes to pregnancy resource centers, and women who visit the PRCs receive these boxes. Each Love Box contains an invitation to an Embrace Grace support group at a local church and inspirational items that offer hope to the mom-to-be.

PRO-LIFE RESOURCE FOR CHILDREN

Thanks to our friends at Focus on the Family, a great resource has now been created to age-appropriately talk to your child about life! The resource is called Valuing Life From the Start: Age-Specific Lessons for the Whole FamilyFind this and other valuable life resources here.