First Step Options
Pregnancy Resource Center
Pregnancy can be a challenging time, and
it may be difficult to see what the future holds.
Sometimes it helps to talk.
At First Step Options, we offer a safe environment for everyone to make a pregnancy decision that is fully informed, evidence-based, consistent with your belief system, and free from external influence.
Free pregnancy tests in a safe and caring environment.
We offer an educational video streaming program featuring life skills, prenatal care, relationships and so much more.
You are not alone. Our trained Support Workers
are here to help, listen and provide accurate up to date information.
We provide clean, gently used maternity and infant clothing. We also provide baby equipment.
We provide a safe and caring environment for you to talk about your situation and emotions.
Have issues or questions about breastfeeding?
We have a trained support worker who can help.
We are here to support you at every stage of pregnancy including pregnancy loss through miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion.
We can help you access other community resources that may be of benefit to you.
There can be many outcomes to a pregnancy.
First Step Options
offers a variety of programs that can help you through the transition process.
What our clients are saying about us...
"For me personally, it was so very helpful to find out all the resources that our community offers and I needed."
All services are free and confidential. First Step Options has staff and volunteers who have received training in client support and advocacy. We are not a medical facility and do not provide medical services, including, but not limited to, abortion procedures and abortifacients, prenatal/ postnatal medical care, medical testing, or imaging. Our services are meant to complement, not replace, professional medical care. We provide lab-quality urine pregnancy tests and advise all pregnancies should be confirmed by a doctor.
Although we provide support to women considering adoption, we are not an adoption agency.
Address: 337 Murray St Pembroke ON
Hours of operation: Monday to Wednesday 10am to 4pm