Advocates for the Family

Hope. Healing. Help.

We’ll help you figure out next steps.

Limited Ultrasounds

Our trained medical team administers ultrasounds.

Free Pregnancy Tests

We provide free, lab-quality tests that are 99 percent accurate.

Advocacy & Education

We advocate for clients and offer family planning education.

Consults & Referrals

We connect clients with referrals and needed resources.

We believe in advocating for the entire family.

An Unplanned Pregnancy Doesn’t Define the Rest of Your Life. Let Us Help.

Bridge of Hope – Richmond is committed to assisting women to carry to term by providing emotional support and practical assistance. Client Advocates and volunteers listen and provide support without judgment.

Support Services

Limited Ultrasounds

Ultrasounds help determine status, estimated gestational age of the fetus and the viability of your pregnancy. Trained registered nurses perform our free ultrasounds. 

Free Pregnancy Tests

Certified staff performs lab quality pregnancy tests. Tests conducted at our facility are 99 percent accurate.

Advocacy & Education

Our nurses and client advocates provide information that cover topics like fetal development, common pregnancy discomforts, ways to take control of your health, and much more.

Consults & Referrals

We connect clients with medical referrals and community resources that include adoption, post-abortion healing, social services and other areas of need.

I just found out she’s pregnant…Now what?

At Bridge of Hope, we are advocates for the entire family. We also provide support and resources for dads. We understand and respect the important role you play. We are here for you as well.

I just found out. What do I say to her?

Your partner needs your support now more than ever. She may be carrying the baby, but you are both parents. Express yourself honestly. It’s normal to have feelings of anger, frustration and fear, but make sure she knows she is not alone.

How do I take care of my pregnant partner?

We have resources available for both men and women to help them navigate the journey ahead. We offer free pregnancy testing, limited ultrasounds and referrals, among many other services. Bring your partner to our facility for support.

How do I support my partner while she’s pregnant?

Pregnancy and childbirth can be exhausting. Your partner needs your support now more than ever. Helping her in any way you can will benefit her, your relationship and your child. We provide resources for dads-to-be to equip you with the tools you’ll need.

I have mixed emotions. Who do I talk to about this?

We have men that you can talk to who understand how challenging this time is for you. They won’t judge you, preach to you or make you feel guilty. They want to help you work through the questions, concerns, and maybe even fears that you might have about being a father.

How do I prepare for the baby?

We’ll help you create a checklist to ensure the baby’s needs are met prior to arrival. This may include connecting you with community resources. We’ll walk you through what to expect right before delivery and right after, including how to handle the baby, change diapers and tips for what to do to calm a crying baby. We are also here just to talk.

First Things, First.

Pain, disappointment and fear are real, but so is hope. Our client advocates are ready to visit with you and listen without judgement. Our team has been through extensive training to ensure we safeguard your spiritual, mental and physical well-being.

We realize you have options. If you are not ready or able to parent, adoption can be a positive choice for you and your baby. We understand what you’re going through and we are here to help. No politics. Just heartfelt care and support.

Learn. Grow. Achieve.

Volunteer

Have a heart for service and feel a tug to make a difference in the lives of others? Join Bridge of Hope for a Volunteer Open House to find out how your gifts can be put to good use. Save the date for December 13, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Come be a part of a God-sized movement to bring hope to the family. Dessert will be provided.

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H.E.A.R.T.

We offer H.E.A.R.T (Healing the Effects of Abortion-Related Trauma) classes for clients dealing with the emotional aftermath of miscarriage, abortion, or stillbirth. Class leaders are trained to help clients discuss their emotions so they can begin the healing process.

Self-Defense Classes

We offer annual, free self-defense classes. The instructor teaches techniques such as awareness, verbal skills and safety strategies to potentially avoid or fend off an attacker.

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