Here are some questions we are frequently asked. These may help you find the answer you are looking for.
Q: How far along in my pregnancy do I need to be before I can come to Grace Home?
A: If you are pregnant and need a safe place to continue your pregnancy, then Grace Home may be for you.
Q: Do I have to leave Grace Home when my baby is born?
A: No. As a new mom, we want to help you learn how to care for your baby.
Q: How long am I allowed to stay at Grace Home?
A: Your length of stay will depend on a number of factors: your age, where you are in school, how much family support you have, and what you need to accomplish to reach your goals.
Q: If I come to Grace Home, do I have to place my baby for adoption?
A: No. Adoption is a very personal and difficult decision that only you can make. We will support you whether you decide to parent your child or choose to prepare an adoption plan.
Q: If I decide to make an adoption plan, will you help me find a couple?
A: In order to avoid any conflict of interest, we do not help girls find couples. We will help you find an adoption agency that you feel comfortable with and they will explain your options and help you with the adoption process.
Q: What are the ages of the women who stay in the home?
A: We accept women who are between 18 to 30.
Q: How many young women and their babies can stay at Grace Home?
A: We have 6 bedrooms, so we can have up to 6 moms at a time. Each woman has a bedroom of their own with space for their baby.
Q: Do I have to live near Grace Home to come there?
A: No, we accept girls from other states.
Q: What is the admission process?
A: As a potential resident of Grace Home you will fill out our application packet, as well as provide proof of pregnancy. There will be interviews with our Executive Director where you will have the opportunity to meet staff, review rules and procedures as we discuss if Grace Home is the best option for you and your child.