Monday, April 15, 2024

Heartbeat of Toledo Moves Locations to Better Assist Pregnant Women, Families

Heartbeat of Toledo has moved to a new, enhanced facility at 3950 Sunforest Ct., expanding services and accessibility to better serve the community.

Heartbeat of Toledo helps women going through pregnancy in Lucas County and assist families in Lucas County. 

The non-profit offers free emergency pregnancy tests, ultrasounds and STD testing, as well as parenting education for both mothers and fathers where participants can earn free baby items, adoption birth parent support, post-abortion care and several other services to assist pregnant women, mothers, fathers and families in the area. 


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Heartbeat of Toledo also offers option counseling to pregnant women. Helping women decide how to navigate their unplanned pregnancy, whether that is through abortion, adoption or parenthood. 

The nonprofit also offers emergency help to families in the area, providing diapers, wipes and formula to families in need. Call 419-241-9131 or text 567-455-1223 if you are in need of assistance. 

Adjacent to the new space, the Your First Look Women’s Center in Suite 100 continues to offer specialized services in a welcoming and confidential setting.

Fathers can also find support at Heartbeat of Toledo. Join a parenting class, the dads only Facebook Group or their Ruck group, which meets at Wildwood Metropark every other weekend at 7 am for 1 to 2 hours. If interested in joining the Ruck group, email restivo.joe@gmail.com for more information.

The organization was created in 1971 by Dr. John Hillabrand and Mrs. Lore Maier as a way to support pregnant women, mothers, fathers, babies and families in Lucas County. Since 2000, the non-profit has helped 12,094 women and families in Lucas County.

For more information on Heartbeats of Toledo, visit heartbeatoftoledo.org.

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