In addition to the resources listed below, there are many resources available to you from your local clinic, your doctor, and partners like Women Have Options/Ohio, NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, and Planned Parenthood. These organizations are trusted partners in our state, and they exist to help & support you. For Ohio-based advocacy and information visit our State & Local Partners page to learn about the Freedom of Choice Ohio (FOCO) coalition.
Abortion Care Network is a national nonprofit dedicated to supporting independent abortion care providers. Much of the support they offer goes directly to the staff of independent clinics, but they do also house a directory of independent providers.
National Abortion Federation (NAF) Pro-Choice Hotline
1-800-ABORTION NAF is the national organization of abortion providers and works directly with clinics to provide pro-choice education and options.
1-800-230-PLAN Planned Parenthood is a national healthcare provider, sexual health educator, and reproductive rights advocate.
Trans Pregnancy and Abortion Resource (T-PAR)
[email protected] T-PAR brings relevant info on pregnancy & abortion to trans, non-binary & gender non-conforming people. The blog is 100% pro-trans & pro-choice.
All-Options Talkline — 888-493-0092 — alloptionsprc.org Promotes unconditional and judgment-free support for people in all their decisions, feelings, and experiences with pregnancy, parenting, adoption, and abortion.
Ending a Wanted Pregnancy — endingawantedpregnancy.com Offers support for parents ending a pregnancy after prenatal or maternal medical diagnosis.
Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice Clergy Counseling — ohiorcrc.org/counseling Trained clergy counselors help pregnant people discern all their options — abortion, parenting, adoption, foster care, etc.
ABORTION STORIES & STORYTELLING
We Testify — www.wetestify.org A project of the National Network of Abortion Funds and is dedicated to increasing the spectrum of abortion storytellers in the public sphere and shifting the way the media understands the context and complexity of accessing abortion care.
The Abortion Diary Podcast — www.theabortiondiary.com Explores the intersection of self-expression, healing, and the art of abortion story-sharing and story-listening.
My Abortion, My Life (MAML) — www.myabortionmylife.org A project of Preterm, a Cleveland-based abortion clinic, MAML features a podcast and other resources to challenge the silence and stigma surrounding abortion.
ACCURATE ABORTION & REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH INFORMATION
Planned Parenthood — plannedparenthood.org A nonprofit organization that provides sexual health care in the United States and globally.
Guttmacher Institute — guttmacher.org The Guttmacher Institute is a primary source for research and policy analysis on abortion in the United States.
Scarleteen — scarleteen.com Online sex information for young folks, with online chat service, message boards and text chat.
SUPPORT REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE & ABORTION ACCESS IN OHIO
Visit abortionislegalinohio.com to see a list of partner organizations and help keep abortion safe, legal, and accessible in Ohio.
Choice Network — 866-989-1466 — choicenetworkadoptions.com An adoption agency that welcomes all pregnant people, all children, all families, and all choices.
RAINN — 1-800-656-HOPE — www.rainn.org National Sexual Assault Hotline. Free. Confidential. 24/7.
National Domestic Violence Hotline — 800-799-SAFE — www.ndvh.org Provides life-saving tools and immediate support to enable victims to find safety and live lives free of abuse.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline — 800-273-8255 — suicidepreventionlifeline.org 24 hour hotline and online lifeline chat services.
LGBT National Help Center Helpline — 888-843-4564 — glnh.org A hotline that provides telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.
Ohio Legal Aid — ohiolegalaid.org Legal help for low-income Ohioans.
The Emerald Jenny Foundation — emeraldjennyfoundation.org Help for those struggling with addiction find treatment in Ohio.
National Abortion Rights Organizations
1 in 3 Campaign, Advocates for Youth-1 in 3 women and countless people have an abortion in their lifetime. These are their stories.
NARAL Pro-Choice America A national organization working to protect abortion access through lobbying and organizing.
Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC)
202-628-7700 RCRC is a group of faith-based organizers that believe that access to choice is important for all people.
URGE: Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity URGE engages young people to create and lead the way to sexual and reproductive justice by providing training, field mobilization, and national leadership for a youth-driven agenda.
Other National Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice Allies
The Choice Network (Pro-Choice Adoption Agency)
If you know of other resources you would like to see added to our growing list, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]