If you’re experiencing an unplanned pregnancy in Ocala, you’re not alone. We can help. There are many resources available to you. We’ve listed some below.
If you are considering options beyond parenting, or you’re searching for adoption agencies in Ocala or Marion County at large, you can reach out to us 24/7 at (850)308-1836. We work with women like you every day at no cost. There is no obligation, we will simply help you explore your options.
Ocala Resource List for Pregnant Women
2703 NE 14th Street, Ocala
Healthy Start provides services and support needed by pregnant women to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby. Healthy Start services are no charge to you and include:
- Pregnancy health education
- Nutrition education
- Childbirth preparation
- New baby care
- Parenting education and support
- Help to quit smoking
- General support and community referrals
Central Florida Community Action Agency – (352) 732-3008
2703 NE 14th Street, Ocala, FL 34470
Central Florida Community Action Agency (CFCAA) is a private, nonprofit, community-based organization whose purpose is to reduce poverty and help low-income individuals and families become self-sufficient in Alachua, Levy and Marion Counties. They have applications to Florida and federal government programs, such as SNAP food stamps or free lunches for children.
Interfaith Emergency Services – (352) 629-8868
435 NW 2nd Street, Ocala
Daily 9-11am and 1-3:30pm
Emergency assistance offered without judgment, serving persons in need. Basic needs provided such as food, clothing, shelter and more including Brother’s Keeper Soup Kitchen.
Hands of Mercy Everywhere – (352) 347-4663
6017 SE Robinson Rd., Belleview
Multidisciplinary facility for pregnant teens and their babies.
Adoption Agencies in Ocala
No cost, no-obligation, pregnancy counseling available. Offices in Tallahassee, Pensacola and Franklin County. Call or text us anytime at (850) 308-1836. No travel required, we will come to you.
Ocala Food Banks
Salvation Army, Food bank/pantry – (352) 629-2004
2901 NE 14th Street, Ocala, 34475
- Thrift Store
- Holiday Assistance
- Social Services
First Step Food Bank, Inc. – (312) 732-5500
4045 NE 36th Ave, Ocala
Open Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm
State of Florida / Federal Resources and Links
Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Program Hotline – (800) 342-3556
Access Florida – SNAP/Food Stamps/Medicaid
Planned Parenthood of Florida – Provides resources and access to women’s health-related needs, such as birth control.
Parenting Resources – Online
Mother to Baby – Evidence-based information about medications and other exposures during pregnancy.
While we can’t tell you what to do or give you a magic answer, we can give you the information you need to consider your pregnancy options. Madonna and her team stand ready to assist you in any way possible.