If you are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, you may be afraid or unsure where to turn. At Lutheran Family & Children’s Services (LFCS), we realize that making decisions about your pregnancy can be overwhelming and confusing. You are not alone.  We can help you through this.

Many pregnant women who seek our services are undecided about what to do. We understand this is a life-changing decision, and are here to offer education and non-judgmental support to women who are struggling with a decision regarding their pregnancy and/or parenting plan. One of our caring and professional staff members will listen to your concerns and provide information about your options so you can make the best decision for you and your baby.

We are here for you. Contact us today for a consultation. All of our services are free and confidential.

Email intake@lfcs.org or call 866-326-5327 and one of our professional, licensed staff will provide guidance and support to help you through this challenging time.

Need help after hours? Our 24-hour hotline can be reached at 1-800-785-8546.

 

Pregnant and considering adoption? Find out more about adoption here

Pregnant and need parenting support? Find out more about how LFCS can help here

 

Commonly Asked Questions: 

Just call LFCS at 866-326-5327 or e-mail us at intake@lfcs.org and our friendly intake specialist will answer your immediate questions. If you desire, a social worker will be assigned to meet with you to learn more about you and your needs and talk with you about how we can help. Appointments can be scheduled at our office, in your home, or in another community location that is convenient and comfortable for you.

Need help after hours? Our 24-hour hotline can be reached at 1-800-785-8546.

Yes. All of our services are confidential. Appointments can be scheduled at our office, in your home, or in another community location that is convenient and comfortable for you.

Our services are provided free of charge. If you decide to place your baby for adoption, you may be eligible to receive help with prenatal care and other expenses.

Regardless of the relationship you have with the birth father, our experienced staff can provide you with information about your options and offer support throughout your pregnancy.

No, you do not. Your decision to receive services is a private one that does not require your parents’ permission.

No, you do not. Over 80% of the clients that we serve are not Lutheran. Services are open to everyone regardless of age, race, ethnicity, religion, or gender.

Yes. LFCS is a statewide organization with multiple locations in the St. Louis metropolitan area, Mid-Missouri, Southwest Missouri, and Southeast Missouri. Call us at 866-326-5327 to determine which location would be closest to you. 

Appointments can be scheduled at our office, in your home, or in another community location that is convenient and comfortable for you.