Options Resource Clinic
Options Resource Clinic

Parenting

Parenting can seem like an impossible task, and no one should have to do it alone.  However, the things we never saw coming often take us to the places we never knew we could go.  If you feel lost or unable to deal with the challenges of raising a child, there are several organizations in the West Branch area that would love to help you along the way.  


NEMSCA (The Northeast Michigan Community Service Agency) has several different programs which may be helpful for new parents.  From the head start programs to help prepare young ones for school to aid with housing, food, and other financial concerns, NEMSCA is a great resource for new parents.  Find out more about what they have to offer on their website at  https://www.nemcsa.org/counties/ogemaw.html


The Caring Pregnancy Center exists to help young parents with the challenges of pregnancy and caring for a newborn.  Here is a list of some of the services they provide.

  • Pregnancy stages
  • Birthing information and classes
  • Lamaze information 
  • Parenting basics
  • Safety classes for families and babies
  • Spiritual help and classes for individuals and families
  • Material items through their baby pantry include; diapers, baby food, formula, clothing, wipes, cribs, monitors, car seats and more through their "Earn While You Learn Program". 


To find out more, visit their website at chooselifeconnection.org.  

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