How we can help

If you are pregnant and unsure what to do, or are thinking about making an adoption plan for your baby, The Children's Home of Pittsburgh can help. We are here for you- to listen, to provide support, to talk with you about your choices, and to help you find the resources that are available to you. The Children's Home can also answer your adoption questions and can guide you through the process of creating an adoption plan for your baby, if you choose. All of the services are free to you and available for as long as you need.  

Our services are free and confidential. There's no pressure. You can contact us 24 hours a day/7 days per week/365 days per year, to ask questions or get information.

An easy reference guide to our services 

There are 4 ways to contact us:


1) CALL US at 412-441-4884 or 1-800-961-7704 

to speak with a birthparent counselor. You can reach a counselor at these numbers 24 hours a day/7 days per week. During business hours, you will be put directly through to a counselor who can talk to you. During evenings, weekends, and holidays, just follow through the instructions and you will be able to reach the on-call counselor immediately.

2) TEXT US at 412-736-2908

You can reach a counselor by text 24 hours a day/7 days per week.

3) EMAIL US at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Erika or Ranisa, our birthparent counselors, will get back to your emails as soon as possible. 

4) REQUEST BIRTHPARENT INFORMATION PACKET 
    
Click Here for a Packet

Our counselors are:

  • Masters level social workers and counselors
  • Experienced
  • Knowledgeable: about your choices, about your rights; about resources available to help you
  • Understanding
  • Non-judgmental and Objective
  • Professional
  • Confidential
  • Offer support and guidance
  • Available 24 hours a day/7 days per week /365 days a year

What does a counselor help with?

A counselor can help with as much or as little as you need. We will listen to you, answer your questions, and help you learn about your rights, your choices, and about resources that are available to help you. We also can simply guide you through the adoption process if you prefer.

 

 


The Children's Home of Pittsburgh & Lemieux Family Center 5324 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Phone: 412-441-4884 Fax: 412-441-0167