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(Photo Above – Ramona and Son Vincent at Heather's House  |  Photo Credit – JMotive Photography)


“All human life, from the moment of conception and through all subsequent stages, is sacred because human life is created in the image and likeness of God. Nothing surpasses the greatness or dignity of a human person.”  — Saint John Paul II 

our mission

Aid for Women helps thousands of women each year in the Chicago metropolitan area who find themselves facing unexpected pregnancies. Each woman is provided with the emotional, practical and spiritual support that she needs to choose life for her unborn baby and to provide a better future for her and her child. Our life-affirming services are offered free-of-charge. See Our Services.  


Over 60 million unborn babies have been victims of abortion in the United States since its legalization in 1973. That’s 1.3 million babies each year or 3,600 babies each day killed by abortion in the United States.

In the Chicago metropolitan area, one out of four pregnancies ends in abortion. In 2017, a reported 21,288 babies were victims of abortion. That’s 59 abortions each day or one baby aborted every 25 minutes in the Chicago metropolitan area.

With dozens of abortion clinics in the city of Chicago, Aid for Women’s pregnancy care centers are on the front line of the abortion battle. Aid for Women provides a safe refuge from abortion providers for thousands of women who are facing unexpected pregnancies. These women contact our 24-hour pregnancy helpline and visit our centers every day...Read More

A LIGHT SHINES IN THE DARKNESS | Aid for Women serves thousands of abortion-vulnerable women each year at our pregnancy care centers and residential programs.  

RAYANNA'S STORY | Rayanna was 18 years old, alone and facing an unexpected pregnancy. She shares her story of living at Heather's House, Aid for Women's residential program for pregnant women.

YOU HAVE OPTIONS | A wonderful, life-affirming educational tool for pregnancy help centers, schools, youth and young adult groups, healthcare providers and more!

JANESSA’S STORY | Janessa shares the story of her unexpected pregnancy, the help she received at Aid for Women and her journey of motherhood. We won an Emmy!


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