Being pregnant may have you afraid and confused. You are not alone. The Children’s Home Society of NJ will help you and support you. We offer free and confidential pregnancy and options counseling, including parenting, foster care, placement with relatives and placement with an adoptive family. This may be the most serious decision you have to make in your life for yourself and your child- Don’t feel pressured into making a hasty decision. You have many options and we are here to help, without judgment.

For more information call or text Janine Cook at (609) 203-4579.

  • We can refer you to community resources for medical care and information on financial and day care services.
  • We can help you learn how to take care of your child.
  • We can provide you with supportive services.
  • You can place your child in one of our loving temporary care homes while you work with a counselor to decide.
  • You can visit your child while he or she is in temporary care.
  • You will receive counseling and supportive services to help you make a permanent plan for your child and to help you with other challenges you may be dealing with.
  • You can choose the adoptive parents for your child from our approved families, or you can ask us to choose an adoptive family, according to your wishes.
  • You can select an open adoption plan according to your comfort level and the adoptive family’s comfort level.
  • You may be able to meet the adoptive family before or after placement, if you choose to do so.
  • You can receive updates and photographs from the adoptive family.
  • You can continue to receive counseling and supportive services, even after you make a decision.

To speak with one of our caring and experienced professionals, call our Pregnancy Helpline at 1-800-247-6365.

Birth Parent and Pregnancy Services are free, private and confidential.