What types of services does Pathways offer?
We offer an array of services which include Self-Administered Pregnancy Tests, Ultrasound, Options Counseling, Prenatal Development, Postnatal Education, Parenting Education, Life Skills, Certified Christian Counseling, Mentoring, Healthy Relationship classes, and Life Renewal Studies.
What is Options Counseling?
Options Counseling is accurate and up-to-date information regarding abortion, adoption, and parenting.
Does Pathways use graphic DVDs, photos, or other graphic images regarding abortion?
No. Pathways does not use utilize graphic videos or depictions of abortion or aborted fetuses as part of our educational material.
Does Pathways perform or refer for abortions?
No. Pathways is a life-affirming ministry and therefore does not perform nor refer for abortion. However, we are committed to offering accurate information about abortion procedures and risks.
Does Pathways offer help for those who have had an abortion?
Yes. Pathways offers Life Renewal studies for various things including past abortion.
What are Life Renewal studies?
Life Renewal studies are for those who have experienced the pain of abortion, miscarriage, sexual abuse, grief, or an emotionally destructive relationship.
Does Pathways have licensed counselors?
No, we are trained in lay counseling. Though some staff may have a degree in counseling and or certificates we are not licensed by the state; therefore, the counseling provided is not intended to be a substitute for professional counseling.
Is Pathways an Adoption Agency?
No, Pathways is not an adoption agency. We strive to provide thorough, accurate, and neutral information about adoption as one of the client’s life-affirming options in a safe environment.
Does Pathways make referrals to adoption agencies?
Yes, We can make referrals to a couple of reputable adoption agencies.
Does a person have to be pregnant to use the Baby Boutique?
No. All of Pathways clients, with children, can use the Baby Boutique as part of each weekly class visit.
Does a person have to be a Christian to utilize Pathways services?
No. Although Pathways is a Christian ministry, clients are served without regard to age, race, income, nationality, religious affiliation, disability, or other arbitrary circumstances.
Does Pathways make referrals to other agencies?
Yes. Pathways has a good working relationship with local agencies and will make appropriate referrals. We also maintain an up-to-date referral and resource manual for the benefit of our clients as well as our staff and volunteers.
How is Pathways funded?
Pathways is a non-profit agency that relies completely on those who support us through their tax-deductible donations.
Is Pathways a 501 C-3?
Yes, Pathways has been a registered 501C-3 since 1996.
Does Pathways have a Board of Directors?
Yes, Pathways has a Board of Directors. The Board operates in accordance with our Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, Stated Purpose, and Mission.
What is your Mission Statement?
Pathways exists to support, educate, and equip men and women to make life-affirming choices related to pregnancy, parenting, relationships, and God.