The Alternatives to Abortion Program offers services to help women carry their unborn child to term instead of having an abortion. This program also helps support women after making this choice by finding resources to help with caring for a child or by helping women learn more about adoption, if they choose.

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How Can I Get Adoption Assistance in MO?

If you’re pregnant and considering placing your child for adoption, your mind is likely racing with questions. Chief among them is how you’ll be able to receive the assistance you need to make an adoption plan, pick an adoptive family if you so choose, and get continual support during and after the adoption process. 

You can find adoption assistance throughout the state of Missouri. One such resource is the Missouri Alternatives to Abortion program, which connects pregnant women who would like to carry their child to term with the real support and resources they need to succeed. 

Who Qualifies for This Program?

You may be eligible for the Missouri Alternatives to Abortion Program if you are a pregnant woman who:

  • Wants to carry her child to term instead of having an abortion
  • Are a United States citizen who lives in Missouri
  • Make less than 185% of the federal poverty level based on your latest tax filing

The program offers various services for those who qualify, including adoption assistance, case management, educational services, and some prenatal care. 

What Kind of Adoption Assistance Can I Receive?

Adoption assistance provided through the program ensures you can select an adoption agency and form an adoption plan. On our “Resources” page, you can search for adoption agencies who have partnered with our program, including A Gift of Hope Adoptions and Bethany Christian Services.

Feeling alone and unsure of where to turn? We’re here to support you with the resources you need to move forward confidently. Our program has a strong network of providers that can help you every step of the way.

Learn More About Our Program

For more information about the Missouri Alternatives to Abortion Program, please email We’d be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Meet Our Network of Providers

Alliance for Life
Faith Maternity Care
Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri
Laclede County Pregnancy Support Center
Nurses for Newborns
Mothers Refuge
Haven of Grace
Lutheran Family and Children Services of Missouri
Bethany Christian Services of Missouri

Do You Have Questions?

If you have questions about the Alternatives to Abortion program, please email


Alternatives to Abortion Program
3705 Missouri Boulevard, 2nd Floor
Jefferson City, MO 65109

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