Pregnancy and parenting don't have to mean the end of your education, dreams, or goals. We're here to connect you with the resources needed to support and empower you to succeed.
Protect Life at Ferris State University: This group of students strives to provide loving support to all mothers in need. They throw baby showers, drive to appointments, raise money, and collect clothing, diapers, and formulas for mothers and babies.
Students with Children Network: This network exists to address needs by offering activities, resources, and services which include peer mentors, campus referrals, community referrals, parenting education seminars, child care, and family friendly activities.
Student Parent Association: This RSO exists to provide personalized support to student parents at Ferris State University. Activities include play groups, family activities, community events, study groups, and monthly meetings.
Option Line: Free confidential help via text, online chat, or phone
Bethany Christian Services: Wondering what your options are? This organization will walk you through your pregnancy options, give you free counseling and offers many resources including financial assistance.
Home Ownership Services: If you need help paying for energy and weatherization costs, you may be able to get help from state programs that uses federal money to assist low-income families with energy costs.
Co-Abode: Co-Abode connects single mothers with similar interests to share a home, allowing their families to live in safer areas and diminish the financial burden of rent.
Child Care Assistance: Resources to find quality child care and payment assistance if you cannot afford child care.
Head Start: Head Start is a preschool program for children ages 3 to 5. In addition, they provide social services, health/dental, and nutrition. These services are offered at no charge to families that are eligible.
Federally Qualified Health Centers: These are health centers that provide comprehensive healthcare to clients- even those without health insurance. You simply pay what you can afford. They offer checkups, treatments, complete pregnancy care, and immunizations. Some offer even more services.
Maternal Infant Health Program: A home visiting program for Medicaid-eligible women and infants. It offers support and care coordination to pregnant women for regular prenatal and infant care.
Adoption Associates: This organization will help you learn more about adoption as you consider your choices. Should you choose to make an adoption plan, they will stand by your side with support and counseling services. Adoption Associates wants you to feel empowered throughout the adoption process. Financial assistance may be available.