Fatherheart is a safe place for an expectant mom to prepare for the birth of her unborn child. The home is nestled among East Texas’s piney woods on 40 acres in a peaceful country setting. Fatherheart has provided more than 600 young women a safe haven to mend the past and move into the future with renewed hope.
Fatherheart is a protected environment where women find loving house staff that support them emotionally and spiritually through their pregnancies while providing practical training through:
We also offer doula services (birth coaches), transportation to medical care, parenting preparation, and adoption counseling. We encourage our moms, whether they choose to parent or place for adoption. We provide support and resources along the parenting or adoption journey.
Our residents can also continue to work on their education through a self-paced curriculum, which allows them to receive their high school diploma if they haven’t already. GED and college preparation courses are also available through community programs.
Our home also provides a traditional family atmosphere. We have meals as a family, attend church on Sunday morning together, enjoy evening games and movie nights, fun outings, devotions, Bible studies, and more.