Finding yourself in an unexpected pregnancy can be a scary thing. Many women who find themselves in an unexpected pregnancy feel similar emotions- confusion, fear, joy, worry... At Elisha House, we want  you to know that regardless of your situation, you are not alone. Elisha House offers education on abortionadoption and parenting. There are many resources and supports available in our community to help assist you in your pregnancy. Often, women think abortion is the best solution, but the relief is short lived. The pain and complications from abortion may last a life-time. 

If you are not sure whether or not you are pregnant, you can come to Elisha House for a free pregnancy test and support. Contact us, book an appointment at the link button above or drop in weekdays between 9am and 4pm.

You may not think you have enough strength to do this, but you do. You are stronger than you think, and you can make a choice that gives your child life, and you can feel good about it for the rest of your life. - Melissa Ohden

Your Pregnancy & Informed Consent

Your Pregnancy & Informed Consent from Crisis Pregnancy Centre on Vimeo.

Learning about an unexpected pregnancy can feel overwhelming. In this video, you will find accurate, evidence-based information on pregnancy and fetal development, as well as a brief overview of your three options: abortion, adoption and parenting. At the end of the video, you will find practical steps you can take as you move forward.

You don’t have to do this alone, please know help is available.

Click below to read more information about your options.

  • Abortion

    Help is available.  Facing an unexpected pregnancy can seem overwhelming, and that is why knowing where to go for help is important. Talk to someone you can trust- a friend, partner, pastor or counsellor. You can come to Elisha House for non-judgmental education on all your options.  Below is information about each of the abortion procedures that are available in Canada. If you have any questions about the information you ha...
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  • Adoption

    Adoption is a loving alternative for those who are either unable or unwilling to parent their child. Adoption is selfless and loving. Adoption sacrifices your desires for the well-being of your child.  Open adoption is a commitment, for the sake of the child, to remove the anonymity from an adoption. In an open adoption, the adopting family and birth family exchange identifying information and make a commitment to stay in contact, re...
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  • Parenting

    Parenting can be a difficult, but rewarding choice. There are a lot of questions that come up, some short term, and others long term. Short term questions can include worries about telling your parents, housing, education on prenatal health and labour and delivery. Elisha House offers free prenatal education classes every Wednesday from 4:30-6:30. Partners are welcome to attend with you. Our class include free dinner, transportation, and ince...
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