Alleghany Pregnancy Care Center opened its doors on September 18, 2006. The purpose of the center is founded on giving unconditional love, truthful information, practical help, and encouragement to pregnant women of all ages, in both crisis and non-crisis situations in Alleghany county.
Mission Statement of Alleghany Pregnancy Care Center: The mission of Alleghany Pregnancy Care Center is to provide a life line to unborn children by educating their parents in making responsible life-giving choices and nurturing successful futures.
Statement of Principle: The Pregnancy Center is an outreach ministry of Jesus Christ through His church. Therefore, the Pregnancy Center is committed to presenting the Gospel of our Lord to women with crisis pregnancies-both in word and in deed. Commensurate with this purpose, those who labor as pregnancy center board members, directors and volunteers are expected to know Christ as their Savior and Lord.
The Pregnancy Center is committed to providing clients with accurate and complete information about both prenatal development and abortion.
The Pregnancy Center is committed to integrity in dealing with clients, earning their trust and providing promised information and services. The Pregnancy Center denounces any form of deception in its corporate advertising or individual conversations with clients.
The Pregnancy Center is committed to assisting women to carry to term by providing emotional support and practical assistance. Through the provision of God's people and the community at large, women may face the future with hope, and plan constructively for themselves and their babies.
The Pregnancy Center does not discriminate in providing services because of race, creed, color national origin, age or marital status of its clients.
The Pregnancy Center does not recommend, provide, or refer for abortion or abortifacients.
The Pregnancy Center offers assistance free of charge at all times. The Pregnancy Center is committed to creating an awareness within the local community of the needs of pregnant women, and of the fact that abortion only compounds human need rather than resolving it.
The Pregnancy Center does not recommend, provide, or refer single women for contraceptives. (Married women seeking contraceptive information should be urged to seek counsel, along with their husbands, from their pastor or physician.) The Pregnancy Center recognizes the validity of adoption as one alternative to abortion, but is not biased toward adoption when compared of other life-saving alternatives. Centers are independent of adoption agencies, relating to them in the same manner as to other helpful referral sources. Pregnancy centers receive no payment of any kind from these agencies, do not enter into contractual relationships with them, and do not share combined office space. Adoption agencies are not established under the auspices of centers. Pregnancy centers neither initiate nor facilitate independent adoptions, though they may refer for independent adoptions in states where it is legal