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Catholic Charities : Diocese of Des Moines

PREGNANCY counseling



Free Pregnancy Counseling


Des Moines & Council Bluffs: 
515-237-5027 or Email


Adoption Search


515-237-5027 or Email


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Catholic Charities provides counseling and support services to women, birth fathers, and families facing unplanned pregnancies. Staff can assist clients with a variety of individualized services that can ease the stress of planning for your future. Services include:

  • referrals to housing
  • parenting support
  • adoption information
  • assistance with college and job preparation
  • assistance with finding childcare
  • assistance with finding appropriate healthcare
  • goal planning

Our goal is to create an environment where women can feel comfortable and gain confidence on their path towards self-sufficiency. 


Search Services: Our staff also completes adoption searches for individuals adopted through the Christ Child Home or Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Des Moines.