Hazel Grove Baptist church

Acorn Pregnancy Centre logoAt the HGBC Pregnancy centre we offer time and space to talk about any issues regarding unplanned pregnancy and any difficulties experienced following an abortion. Our service is free and confidential and is run by trained volunteers.

We offer

  • free pregnancy testing
  • crisis pregnancy support
  • help for a client through her pregnancy which includes practical assistance eg baby equipment and clothes
  • post-abortion support

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We also have information about adoption and can refer to organisations specialising in this area.

Schools work includes conducting PHSE lessons for pupils in year 10 and 11. This covers a variety of issues (including relationships, sexuality and abortion) presented from a Christian perspective.

We can provide information concerning housing and financial issues, relating to pregnancy and parenthood (referring to relevant agencies where appropriate.) We can also provide information about mother and baby accommodation.f issues (including relationships, sexuality and abortion) presented from a Christian perspective.

We are affiliated to CareConfidential, a Christian organisation who are part of a network of about 140 crisis pregnancy centres throughout England, Scotland and Wales. There is a national help-line called Careline, on 0800 028 2228 which has links to each pregnancy centre and is open from Monday to Friday between 10am and 3pm.

We operate a drop in centre on Wednesday morning between 10.30am and 12.30pm.

If you would like an appointment, please telephone the centre on 0161 487 3709 to speak to someone directly (during the drop in times) or leave a message on the answering machine. A mobile number is also provided for anyone wishing to discuss their problems more urgently.

Visit our website at www.acornpregnancycentre.org.uk