Have you or someone you love had an abortion, and you need help?
Local Pregnancy Resource Centers oftentimes have their own post-abortion counselors. (See "Pregnant? Need Help?" for a center near you.)
"A safe place to renew, rebuild and redeem hearts broken by abortion. Weekend retreats offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment where women and men can express, release and reconcile painful post-abortive emotions to begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing." Two retreats are offered each year, one by a Roman Catholic presenter and one by an interdenominational speaker. Contact: Abigayle Koller; 412-977-9521; email@example.com
Rachel's Vineyard Retreat August 21-23, 2009; Contact Toni Jester or call 412-621-6953.
"Project Rachel is the name of the Catholic Church's healing ministry to those who have been involved in abortion." It "operates as a network of professional counselors and priests, all trained to provide one-on-one spiritual and psychological care for those who are suffering because of an abortion." The local ministry is sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Contact: Susan; Referral Phone: (412) 456-3167.
Silent No More
"An effort to make the public aware of the devastation abortion brings to women, men, and their families."
Local co-ordinator: Revamarie Savage
Allegheny Center Alliance Church at 250 East Ohio Street on the North Side has a "Forgiven & Set Free" post-abortion group "for women who want healing from past abortions." "It meets periodically, when there are enough women for a group. Call the church (412-321-4333) and ask for the confidential voice mail extension 907."
Christ Church at Grove Farm (an Anglican, or Episcopal, church in Sewickley, PA) has a post-abortion recovery group.