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Some of the resources included in this list, while providing good descriptions of post-abortion symptoms and problems do not always provide only biblical solutions. Therefore, use discernment when considering advice from these sources.


The Atonement Child, Francine Rivers,Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189

The Hand of God: A Journey from Death to Life, by the Abortion Doctor who Changed his Mind, Bernard Nathanson, M.D., Regnery Publishing Inc., One Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20001

You’re Not Alone: Healing Through God’s Grace After Abortion
, Jennifer O’Neill

The Liberal Case Against Abortion, Vasu Murti, R.A.G.E. Media,

Blood Money, Carol Everett, Multnomah Press, Sisters, Oregon.

Unplanned: The Dramatic True Story of a Former Planned Parenthood, Abby Johnson, Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.

The Cost of “Choice” Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion, Erika Bachiochi, Encounter Books, 665 Third Street, Suite 330, San Francisco,California 94107-1951.

Hooked: New Science on How Casual Sex is Affecting Our Children, Joe S. McIlhaney Jr. MD and Freda Bush MD, Northfield Publishing, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd., Chicago IL 60610.

The Four Steps to Healing by Martha Shuping, M.D. and Debbie McDaniel, M.A. LPC
This little book is full of wisdom, and emphasizes in a simple and direct way what women need to do to find healing. It addresses the two components needed following abortion: reconciliation with self, others and God, and grief work. It also contains stories of pain and triumph ---real stories about real women who overcame their grief and confusion, and found God, hope, and new beginnings. Available at

Other Reading:

 Forgiven and Set Free, Linda Cochrane, Baker Book House Co., PO Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6297

The Path to Sexual Healing: A Bible Study, Linda Cochrane, Baker Book House Co., PO Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6297

Healing a Father’s Heart: a Post-Abortion Bible Study for Men, Linda Cochrane and Kathy Jones, Baker Book House Co., PO Box 6287, Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6297

A Time to Heal, Susan V. Ficht and Linda Cochrane, Valley Publishing. Available from Care Net, 109 Carpenter Drive #100, Sterling, VA. 20164, 703-478-5661,

Post-Abortion Peer Counseling Trainer’s Manual, Angie Cote and Teri Reisser, with Nancy Natheis, PACS Publications. Available from Care Net, 109 Carpenter Drive #100, Sterling, VA. 20164, 703-478-5661,

Her Choice to Heal: Finding Spiritual and Emotional Peace After Abortion, Sydna Masse and Joan Phillips, Ramah International, Inc. 1776 Hudson St., Englewood, Fla. 34223, (941) 573-2188;

Anger, Shannon B. Rainey, Out of print. Copies maybe ordered from Piedmont Women’s Center, PO Box 26866, Greenville, SC 29616, 1-864-244-1434

The Art of Forgiving: When You Need to Forgive & Don’t Know How, Lewis Smedes.

Help for the Post-Abortion Woman, Paul and Teri Reisser, Life Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092, (800) 214-5849.

I’ll Hold You in Heaven, Jack Hayford, Life Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092, (800) 214-5849.

A Season to Heal, Penny Salazar-Phillips and Luci Freed, Cumberland House, (615) 832-1171.

Aborted Women: Silent No More, David Reardon, The Elliot Institute, PO Box 7348, Springfield, IL 62791, (217) 525-8202;

Making Abortion Rare, David Reardon, The Elliot Institute, PO Box 7348, Springfield, IL 62791, (217) 525-8202;

A Solitary Sorrow: Finding Healing and Wholeness After Abortion, Paul and Teri Reisser, Live Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092-0420, (800) 214-5849;

What’s in a Name? Complied by Gayle Palmquist & John Hartzell, Ark Productions, Minneapolis, MN (ISBN 0-934400-06-7)

Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion, Theresa Burke, David C. Reardon, Acorn Books, April 2002.

Tilly, Frank Peretti, Cross Way Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092, (800) 214-5849.

No One Told Me I Could Cry: A Teen’s Guide to Hope and Healing after Abortion, Connie Nykiel, Young Family Press, PO Box 962, Frankfort, IL 60423, (815) 464-5465.

Heaven, Joni Eareckson Tada, Zondervan, 5300 Patterson SE Grand Rapids, MI 49530

Men and Abortion – A Path to Healing, Catherine T. Coyle, Ph.D., Life Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092-0420, (800) 214-5849;

Recommended Reading
All of these books are available at with the links that we have provided to When you purchase from these links, PATH receives a small portion of the sale.

Forbidden Grief: The Unspoken Pain of Abortion
by Theresa Burke, David C. Reardon
Contains real life stories of post-abortive women and their journeys toward healing, as well as research regarding psychological symptoms following abortion. Includes extensive resource list. Theresa Burke is the author of the Rachel’s Vineyard retreat process. David Reardon is the director of The Elliot Institute, which publishes a quarterly periodical focusing on abortion’s impact on women, men, families and society.

Her Choice to Heal
Finding Spiritual and Emotional Peace After Abortion

by Sydna Masse, Joan Phillips
Two women tell their stories of healing following abortion. Sydna Masse, one of the authors, is the director of Ramah International, an organization providing training and research in post abortion ministry.

I’ll Hold You in Heaven
by Jack Hayford
A book of comfort for parents who have lost a child through stillbirth, abortion, or miscarriage.

The Jericho Plan
Breaking Down the Walls Which Prevent Post-Abortion Healing

by David C. Reardon

Abortion and Healing
A Cry to Be Whole

by Michael T. Mannion

Making Abortion Rare
A Healing Strategy for a Divided Nation

by David C. Reardon

Post-Abortion Trauma
Nine Steps to Recovery

by Jeanette Vought

Helping Women Recover from Abortion
by Nancy Michels

No One Told Me I Could Cry
A Teens Guide to Hope and Healing After Abortion

by Connie Nykiel
Available from Life Cycle Books (click on Abortion: Post-Abortion section in the U.S. Catalog Index)

Organizations for Healing After Abortion

Rachel's Vineyard Ministries
808 N. Henderson Road, Suite 210
King of Prussia, PA 19406
(610) 354-0555 Phone
(610) 354-0311 Fax
(877) 467-3463 Toll Free
Offers post-abortion weekend retreats and support groups at many sites across the U.S. and abroad. Provides leadership and clinical training seminars, conferences, publications and resources for other healing ministries that wish to offer the retreats.

Hope Alive USA
52 Waleny Drive
Bella Vista, AR 72715
(479) 855-0072
Treatment program for those deeply damaged by child abuse, neglect and pregnancy loss.

The National Office of Post-Abortion Reconciliation & Healing
P.O. Box 07477
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 483-4141
(800) 5WE-CARE
National office of Project Rachel, a ministry of the Catholic Church composed of a network of specially trained clergy, spiritual directors and therapists who provide compassionate care to those who are struggling with the aftermath of abortion. Provides confidential help to men and women of all faiths.

P.A.C.E. (Post Abortion Counseling & Education)
109 Carpenter Drive, Suite 100
Sterling, VA 20164
(800) 395-HELP
Provides referrals for individual or group post abortion peer counseling services throughout the country

Ramah International
1776 Hudson Street
Englewood, FL 34223
(941) 473-2188
Seeks to bring post-abortive individuals to Christ's healing, and supports post-abortion ministry through training programs, resources, research and promoting awareness of post-abortion issues around the world.

Healing Hearts Ministry
PO Box 7890
Bonney Lake WA 98390
Provides confidential one to one and support group counseling to anyone suffering from the affects of an abortion. Counselors across the world; on-line counseling available.

On-line Post-Abortion Ministries

After Abortion
Provides neutral, non-judgemental, non-religious, non-political on-line support, information, help and healing for women who have had an abortion. Provides "peer support" from other post-abortive women (does not offer professional counseling), volunteer helpers, communication, and on-line information.

A safe place for those who have had abortions to find comfort, hope, understanding, and healing in the painful aftermath of abortion. A peer support site, meaning that most of those who use this site have had an abortion or have been hurt by abortion.


Post-Abortion Suffering: A Psychiatrist Looks at the Effects of Abortion
The growing weight of scientific studies and the voices of women themselves tell the story of abortion as a life-changing, adverse experience for many. Relying on Dr. Martha Shuping's experience as a psychiatrist, we can describe the psychological impact of abortion through the lens of her clinical counseling and the emerging scientific literature.
Click here to download.

“Abortion raises Breast Cancer risk,” Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer, PO Box 152, Palos Heights, IL 60463, 1-877-803-0102;

“National Memorial for the Unborn,” National Memorial for the Unborn, Ann Swafford, Director, 6230 Vance Rd., Chattanooga, Tn. 37421, 1-800-505-5565.

“Identifying and Overcoming Post-Abortion Syndrome,” Paul and Teri Reisser, Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO 80995, 1-800-A-FAMILY;

“When the Pain Won’t Go Away: Dealing with the Aftereffects of Abortion,” Tim Jackson, RBC Ministries, PO Box 2222, Grand Rapids, MI 49555-0001;

“Do You Know Someone?” Life Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092, (800) 214-5849;

“Hope and Healing: When Someone You Know Has Had an Abortion,” Life Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092, (800) 214-5849;

“The Fear I Felt,” Life Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092, (800) 214-5849;

“Forgotten Fathers,” Vincent Rue, Cycle Books, PO Box 420, Lewiston, NY 14092, (800) 214-5849;

“Sometimes a Band-Aid Just Won’t Do,” Frontlines Publishing, 415 Cherry Street, SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, (616) 456-3343.


“Dear Children…A Story of Post-Abortion Healing”, Redemptorist Pastoral Communications, Liguori Publications, Ligouri, MO 63057, 1990, 1-800-467-2500 ext. 060.

“ABC Link: Abortion Breast Cancer Link”, Dr. Joel Brind, PhD, Professor of Human Biology and Endocrinology, and Dr. Angela Lanfranchi, MD FACS, Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

“The National Silent No More Awareness Campaign Video Presentation,” (Long and Short versions) –


“Healing your Sexuality,” Linda Cochrane (1994 version) from Care Net PACE Conference, 1994, 1-703-478-5661

Numerous tapes from Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO 80995, 1-800-A-FAMILY, including:

  • “Sanctity of Human Life,” Mrs. Sydna Masse, Item Code: BR268
  • “Crisis Pregnancy: You Are Not Alone,” Mrs. Mary Cunningham Agee, Mrs. Sydna Masse, Item Code: CS714
  • “Surprised by God,” Steve Arterburn
  • “Hush, Little Baby,” numerous healed post-abortion testimonies, Item Code: BS006
  • “Tilly,” Item Code: Unknown


National Memorial for the Unborn, 6230 Vance Road, Chattanooga, Tn. 37404, (800) 505-5565

Pastoral Resources

“A Pastoral Perspective on Abortion,” Pastor-to-Pastor Cassette Tape, series 20, HB London, Jr., Focus on the Family, Colorado Springs, CO 80995, (800) A-FAMILY

“The Jericho Plan,” David Reardon, Acorn Books, PO Box 7348, Springfield, IL 62791

“SOHLS Sermon Guide,” available from Care Net, (

Post-Abortion Research Organizations

Elliot Institute

David C. Reardon, Director

PO Box 7348

Springfield, IL 62791-7348

(217) 525-8202    Website:

Institute for Pregnancy Loss

Dr. Vincent Rue, President

PO Box 279

Strtham, NH 03885-0279

(603) 778-1450       E-Mail:

Web Sites

Abortion Facts –

After Abortion (Elliot Institute) –

CareNet –

Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer –

CPC directory/general information –

Focus on the Family –

Frontlines –

Heartbeat International –

Life Dynamics Inc. –

LIFE International –

Life Issues Institute –

Linda Perry –

National Right-to-Life –


Operation Outcry (Reverse Roe) –

Post-Abortion Chat Room –

Priests for Life –

Pro-Life Info –

Ramah International –

Sav-A-Life –

Silent No More –


Abortion Recovery International Network

West Coast Office                                                            East Coast Office

5319 University Drive #252                                          925 Paw Paw

Irvine, Ca. 92612                                                              Holland, Michigan 49423

(949) 378-5149                                                                                          


American Rights Coalition

Mr. Charlie Wysong

P.O.Box 22188

Chattanooga, Tenn. 37422

(800) 534-2224

On-line Post-Abortion Ministries

After Abortion
Provides neutral, non-judgemental, non-religious, non-political on-line support, information, help and healing for women who have had an abortion. Provides "peer support" from other post-abortive women (does not offer professional counseling), volunteer helpers, communication, and on-line information.

A safe place for those who have had abortions to find comfort, hope, understanding, and healing in the painful aftermath of abortion. A peer support site, meaning that most of those who use this site have had an abortion or have been hurt by abortion.

Post-Abortion Support for Men
Groups previously listed may also offer support or counseling for men

Fathers and Brothers Ministries
350 Broadway, Suite 40
Boulder, CO 80303
(303) 494-3282
Provides support, counseling and information for men who have lost children to abortion.

Resources for Women in Crisis Pregnancy

Bethany Christian Services
901 Eastern Ave., NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(800) 238-4269
Provides pregnancy counseling, temporary foster care, alternative living arrangements for pregnant women, and national and international adoption services.

(800) 550-4900
Provides free and confidential pregnancy testing, support for pregnant women, maternity and baby clothes, parent classes, adoption services, medical care, family counseling and referrals for legal assistance.

109 Carpenter Drive, Suite 100
Sterling, VA 20164
(800) 395-HELP
A national network of crisi pregnancy centers that help women in need with free pregnancy tests, maternity clothes, medical and professional services, and special care for single mothers.

Feminists for Life
733 15th Street, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 737-3352
A non-sectarian, non-profit organization proudly following in the footsteps of our early pro-life feminist foremothers.

The Nurturing Network
(800) 866-4666
A network of 30,000 volunteer member resources nationwide that provide individually-tailored, practical support to college and working women with unplanned pregnancies. Offers counseling and medical, residential, educational, employment and financial resources.

General Resources

Priests for Life
An officially approved association of Catholic Clergy who give special emphasis to the pro-life teachings of the Church. This site does contain graphic pictures of abortion.

The Elliot Institute
This site contains valuable research on numerous issues regarding the emotional, physical, psychological and spiritual consequences of abortion. It also includes a quarterly publication that focuses, in small articles suitable for printing and distributing, on abortion's impact on individuals and society.

Suicide Hotline
(800) 784-2433

Keaton Christian Prints
Through these religious drawings, you and your family can enjoy beautiful, thought provoking, Christian art in your home. It is our desire that you, like many others, will find spiritual comfort, hope, and joy in this unique art.


Listings of Crisis Pregnancy Centers

And Maternity Homes in Georgia

(as of 8/19/14)

Below are the Crisis Pregnancy Centers listed alphabetically by city in Georgia taken directly from the Georgia Right to Life website.


Alpha CPC
2214 Whispering Pines Road
Albany, Georgia 31707

Birthright of Albany

413 Lucile Street
Albany, Georgia 31707


Americus CPC
1620 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Americus, Georgia 31719


Athens Pregnancy Center
767 Oglethorpe Ave
Athens, Georgia 30606


Atlanta Care Center
1720 Peachtree Street Suite #496
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Birthright Of Atlanta
3424 Hardee Avenue
Atlanta, Georgia 30341

Care Net PRC of Atlanta
100 Edgewood Ave
Atlanta, Georgia 30303


Augusta Care Pregnancy Center
1298 1/2 Broad Street
Augusta, Georgia 30901

Birthright of Augusta
2260 Wrightsboro Rd.
Augusta, Georgia 30904


We Care PRC
679 Fair Street
Baxley, Georgia 31513


Women’s Enrichment Center
11 Patrice Dr
Blairsville, Georgia 30512


Safe Choices Medical Center
990 E. Main St., Suite 4
Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513


Pregnancy Center of Coastal GA
3548 Community Road
Brunswick, Georgia 30520


Calhoun CPC
200 East Belmont Drive
Calhoun, Georgia 30701


Franklin Life
171 Bowersville Road
Carnesville, Georgia 30521


Pregnancy Resource Center
514 Tanner Street
Carrollton, Georgia 30117


Bartow Co. Women's Res. Center
20 Douglas Street
Ca, Georgia 30120


White County Life
19 E. Jarrard Street, Suite A
Cleveland, Georgia 30528


Sound Choices Pregnancy Clinic
1316 Wynnton Court
Columbus, Georgia 31906


Refuge Crisis Pregnancy Center
1307 Millstead Ave
Conyers, Georgia 30012


Habersham Life
215 Hodges Street
Cornelia, Georgia 30531


Whispering Hope
133 Samaritan Drive, Suite 4
Cumming, Georgia 30040


Dahlonega Care Center
353 Grove Street North
Dahlonega, Georgia 30533


Woman’s Enrichment Center

109 W. Gordon Street

Dalton, GA 30720



Madison County CPC

245 General Daniel Ave
Danielsville, GA 30633


Women's Clinic of Atlanta
222 E. Ponce de Leon
Decatur, Georgia 30030


Doraville PRC
5935 New Peachtree Road
Doraville, Georgia 30340


Douglasville PRC
3030 Chapel Rd.
Douglasville, Georgia 30135


ABC Women’s Clinic
1835 Highland Ave
Dublin, Georgia 31021


Elbert Life
132 Heard Street
Elberton, Georgia 30635


Safe Choice Medical Care Center
288 Dalton Street
Ellijay, Georgia 30540


PRC of Fayette
116 Bethea Road, Suite 306
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214


Pregnancy Center of Monroe Cty
13 North Lee Street
Forsyth, Georgia 30129


Gainesville Care Center
434 Green Street
Gainesville, Georgia 30501


The Caring House
127 North 13th Street
Griffin, Georgia 30224


Pregnancy Aid Clinic
411 King Arnold Street
Hapeville, Georgia 30354


Hart Life
121 Victory Street
Hartwell, Georgia 30643


Paulding Pregnancy Center
1899 Lake Road, Suite 120
Hiram, Georgia 30141


Life Choices PRC
176 Indian Sprins St.
Jackson, Georgia 30233


Pickens Crisis Pregnancy Center
1549 E Church Street
Jasper, Georgia 30143


Hope Resource Center
745 Lee Street
Jefferson , Georgia 30549


Care Net PC of Coastal GA
1247 South First Street
Jesup, Georgia 31545


A Beacon of Hope
2750 Old Alabama Road, Suite 100
Johns Creek, Georgia 30022

Women's Clinic of Atlanta

2750 Old Alabama Road, Suite 100
Johns Creek, Georgia 30022


Pregnancy Care Center
530 Parkwood Way, Suite C
Jonesboro, Georgia 30236


Care Net PC of Coastal Georgia
130 North Gross Road, Suite 107
Kingsland, Georgia 31548


A+ Women's Care
250 Justin Dr.
LaFayette, Georgia 30728


Pregnancy Center of La Grange
300 Harwell Avenue
LaGrange, Georgia 30240


Pregnancy Resource Center of Gwinnett
337 West Pike Street
Lawrenceville, Georgia 30046


A Center of Hope
2210 Hwy 81
Loganville, Georgia 30052


Sav-A-Life Care Center
112 Pierce Avenue
Macon, Georgia 31204


Cobb Pregnancy Services
47 Gramling Street, SE
Marietta, Georgia 30008

Women's Pregnancy Center

822 Roswell St.
Marietta, Georgia 30060


PRC of Henry County
3834 Jodeco Road
McDonough, Georgia 30253


Oconee Area Pregnancy Center
435 N. Cobb St.
Milledgeville, Georgia 31059


Hope House
17 West Central Ave.
Moultrie, Georgia 31768


Coweta Pregnancy Services
29 Brown Street
Newnan, Georgia 30263


Pregnancy Center of Perry
In process of moving at this time.


Life Choices CPC
527 Jones Dr.
Rockmart, Georgia 30153


Rome Pregnancy Center
100 Redmond Road, NW
Rome, Georgia 30165


Savannah Care Center
105 East 34th Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
912-236-0916 main number

Coastal Pregnancy Center

5410 Skidaway
Savannah, GA 31406


Choices of the Heart
106 B Oak ST
Statesboro, Georgia 30458


North Georgia CPC
142 Economy Street
Summerville, Georgia 30747


Heritage Family Resource Center
104 1/2 North Green Street
Thomaston, Georgia 30286


PCC of Tift Area
1411 Tift Ave
Tifton, Georgia 31793


Toccoa Life
406 West Doyle Street
Toccoa, Georgia 30577


Safehouse Pregnancy Care Center
4315 Cowan Road
Tucker, Georgia 30084

Atlanta PRC

3983 La Vista Rd, Suite 108
Tucker, Georgia 30084


Birthright Of Valdosta
612 Baytree Road, Suite B
Valdosta, Georgia 31603

Options Now
214 West Park Avenue
Valdosta, Georgia 31602


Birthright Of Waycross
1509 Alice Street
Waycross, Georgia 31501


Come Alive of Barrow
38 South Broad Street
Winder, Georgia 30680


Hope Center
295 Molly Lane, Suite 120
Woodstock, Georgia 30189

Below is the listing of Maternity Homes in Georgia taken directly from the Georgia Right to Life website.

GA Maternity Homes

1. The Living Vine, a Christian maternity home in Savannah, Georgia is designed to be a sabbatical for expectant mothers. Believing that these women and their unborn children have been created for a special purpose in the Kingdom of God, our program is orchestrated so residents can focus on their relationship with Christ, while sequestered from the world.

The Living Vine Christian Maternity Home is answering God’s call to minister to expectant mothers and their unborn children by, providing a safe and loving residential program, teaching the principles of a disciplined Christian life, and building reconciliation in broken families.

The Living Vine

535 E. 54th St.
Savannah, GA 31405
(912) 352-9998

2. Hephzibah Ministries in Macon, Georgia provides maternity home services through The Elizabeth Home, a special residential home for pregnant teens ages 12-19. The Elizabeth Home will take referrals at any stage of pregnancy.

For residential placement, call (478) 477-3383. After working hours, call 478-972-1860.

3. The Rock Springs Maternity Home at Melba's Manor is in honor of Melba Mason.The unselfish decision of this unwed mother has led thousands to Jesus Christ through the ministry of her son, Dr. Benny Tate. Our vision is to equip unwed pregnancy women with opportunities to build their future as they prepare for their unborn child. We provide immediate accomodations in a Christian atmosphere of love, support and understanding.

Melba's Manor
219 Rock Springs Road
Milner, Georgia 30257

4. Lifehouse Maternity Home currently offers prenatal and parenting classes and some transportation needs for pregnant women in the South Georgia area who are in crisis situations. Lifehouse Ministries is still in the process of raising funds for the residential phase of the ministry. Lifehouse will provide safe shelter and help with planning a brighter future for themselves and their families.

South Georgia Ministries, Inc.

d/b/a Lifehouse Ministries

PO Box 252

Tifton, GA 31793

229-396-LIFE (5433)