We really understand how tough it is for you right now...
Perhaps you feel alone, worried, or you're struggling to make ends meet. Whatever your situation is, we're ready to lend you a helping hand.
Since 1985 we've helped more than 7,000 pregnant mothers in dire need by offering:
Please email us, call, or use the list of resources on this site to find the help you need right now!
If you're hoping to find help in your area, then we can suggest other homes and centers nearby that are eager to provide the assistance you need.
Want to know what to expect when entering one of our homes?
Watch this video and find out.
Please feel free to contact us with any questions. You can also read below to find answers to the questions often asked by other moms.
Good Counsel is a safe haven that provides residential homes for pregnant women and children in need.
Any pregnant woman regardless of race, ethnicity or religion can be accepted.
Pregnant women are given priority, and women with a baby less than six weeks old will also be considered. Pregnant women with other children up to 5 years of age are welcome.
Good Counsel provides Case Management services including assistance with employment, social services, medical, school, housing, etc. We offer life skills in spirituality, parenting, social skills, health and nutrition. There is no initial fee required. Once an income is obtained residents are encouraged to contribute.
Good Counsel offers long term placement 12 through 18 months in the program.
While there is no maximum age limit, we can best accommodate women 18 and older.
Good Counsel has six residential homes located in these areas: Bronx, NY (Bronx County); Staten Island, NY (Richmond County); Spring Valley, NY (Rockland County); Harrison, NY (Westchester County); Riverside, NJ (Burlington County); and on the Gulf Coast of Alabama.
Every mom will have her own room. Good Counsel’s rooms are fully equipped with furniture including bed(s), crib(s), a dresser and nightstands. Items needed are your basic necessities such as clothing and personal hygiene products.
Yes! Good Counsel does not discriminate against any pregnant woman.
Yes! Any pregnant woman will be accepted. We have a home in Westchester County, NY specifically designed for women with a mental illness or substance abuse.
Good Counsel was founded in 1985 to help homeless, pregnant women in dire need. Our goal is to help you to have your baby in a safe, loving home while providing the support you need to get back on your feet. We've helped thousands of woman like yourself for over 30 years, and we look forward to assisting you in any way we can.
To talk with someone who cares, please call us at 800-723-8331. Or if you prefer, complete the form below to get help via email.
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