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. We empower each woman to choose life for her unborn baby and to create a better future for herself and her children. We do this by understanding her individual circumstances and providing her with love and compassion as well as real and practical support. “A light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” — John 1:5
Saving Lives for Forty Years 1978-2018 2018 marks Aid for Women's fortieth year of empowering women, men and families to choose life!
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 Three women who experienced unexpected pregnancies share their stories of parenting, abortion and adoption. Karina, Jazmine and Andrea tell their real and honest stories as they made the most difficult decision of their lives. — A wonderful, life-affirming educational tool for pregnancy centers, schools, youth and young adult groups, health providers and more!
Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Initiative Aid for Women is deeply grateful to the Knights of Columbus for providing ultrasound machines for our centers. Because of their continued generous support, thousands of women are seeing the humanity of the babies in their wombs. Together we are saving lives! Watch the Knights of Columbus new promo video for their Ultrasound Initiative! Aid for Women's Downtown Chicago Loop center is featured in the ultrasound scenes.
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!
A Doctor Discusses Abortion Aid for Women’s Medical Director, Dr. Anthony Caruso, is featured in this educational video — A valuable educational tool for pregnancy centers, health providers and more. www.youhaveoptions.org
Dr. Alveda King Aid for Women is deeply grateful to Dr. Alveda King for her dedication to pro-life work and for her support of Aid for Women.
March for Life Chicago 2018 Kaila, a former resident in Aid for Women's housing program, was a featured speaker at the March for Life that took place in downtown Chicago on January 14, 2018. Kaila had the opportunity to speak before the crowd of thousands to share her journey from homelessness to becoming a successful, independent, working mother.
Kristin's Story Kristin was feeling alone in her pregnancy decision. Those around her were pressuring her to have an abortion, and then she found Aid for Women. Kristin moved into Heather's House, one of Aid for Women's residential programs, where she received the emotional, practical and spiritual support she needed during her pregnancy.
March for Life Chicago 2014 Brittney, an Aid for Women client, was a featured speaker at the March for Life that took place in downtown Chicago on January 21, 2014. Brittney had the opportunity to speak before the crowd of thousands to share the story of her courageous journey to motherhood. Special thanks to Chris Iverson for his wonderful video which captured the spirit and inspiration of the march.
A Promise for Life As Aid for Women celebrates thirty-five years of life-saving work, we recommit to ensure that this vital work continues for many years to come, and that we continue to provide the very best services to women in difficult and unexpected pregnancy situations and their children.
Our Life-Saving Work This film is dedicated to the thousands of women and babies whom Aid for Women serves every year. Special thanks to Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., Archbishop of Chicago, for his participation in our film.