Overseen by a doctor, AbbaCare is a medical clinic with nurses on staff who perform pregnancy testing,
diagnostic ultrasounds, STI/STD testing and treatment, and offer consultation. Other staff members serve clients by providing peer counseling, needed information, and resources. Clients have access to and can participate in free childbirth and parenting classes as they prepare to parent.
AbbaCare, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) organization, was founded in 1988 to serve women in the community facing unplanned pregnancies. Our focus is to provide the information needed to make choices for the future, to support clients as they begin a family, to provide education on childbirth and parenting, and to share the hope of a relationship with Jesus Christ.
Male mentors meet with expectant dads who come to the center, addressing their unique questions and concerns and encouraging their choices for life and their vital roles as dads.
We are blessed by the individuals, churches, and other organizations who partner with us in serving AbbaCare clients. It is a privilege for us to be used by God in our clients' lives.
AbbaCare is an affiliate of Care Net, a member of NIFLA and the ECFA(Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability).
Since it began, AbbaCare has provided thousands of hours of education for individuals and families in the community. Each year, we give away many needed baby items. Through AbbaCare's ministry, clients realize that they do have the support they need to choose life and provide for their baby.
AbbaCare also offers free "WorthWaiting4" sexual integrity presentations for middle and high schoolers. The WorthWaiting4 program focuses on the value and worth of every life as well as on medically accurate information regarding best choices for healthy futures.
"I was never pushed and got answers to all my questions."
"I got to see my baby's heartbeat on the ultrasound."
"I learned important things about keeping myself and
the baby healthy."
"The people at the center truly care and share their expertise."
AbbaCare, Inc. is a Christ-centered organization which exists to encourage sexual integrity, empower life-affirming pregnancy and parenting decisions, and strengthen relationships through its medical services, education, and resources.
Teresa Rhodes (Executive Director)
Hannah Carlson (WorthWaiting4 Presenter)
Donna Crider (Office Manager)
Gina Hartmann (Client Services)
Nancy Huffine (Development Director)
Nikki Morelli (Assistant Executive Director)
Gay Rice (WorthWaiting4 Director)
Ashly Santamaria (HIspanic Client Services)
Jessica Van Meter (Nurse Manager)
Christ is the foundation of AbbaCare pregnancy center. Board members, staff, and volunteers endeavor to model Christ in every aspect of their ministry involvement.
Sanctity of Human Life
We desire to promote a Christian worldview that affirms the sanctity of human life. We are committed to reaching all segments of our society with a life-affirming message that makes abortion unnecessary and unwanted.
Spiritual, Physical, and Emotional Support
Our desire is to serve women, men, and families by meeting the various practical needs they encounter in pregnancy. It is our desire to provide spiritual encouragement, material assistance, education, and peer counseling support.
Proclaiming the Gospel
We realize the foundation of our ministry is the truth of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Only Christ can give unconditional love, forgiveness, and the offer of salvation that every client and her family needs. We are committed to sharing this offer of hope with our clients.