Being young and pregnant can be a very frightening time. But as hard and as confusing as it can be, there are always people around wanting to help anyway they can. We have many resources available to young women looking for help. Review our resources or feel free to contact us at any time — our doors are open to you.

If you or someone you know is pregnant and needs assistance, the organizations below are eager to help.

Clarity Clinic

3365 Hillcrest Road
Dubuque, IA 52002
Phone: 563-577-3123 or 563-556-5250

If you have any questions you can email a trained and certified advocate directly at:

Brief overview: “For Choices, For Answers, For Women.” Confidential, free options counseling, free pregnancy tests, medical referral information, post-abortion counseling, adoption referral information, and financial assistance referral information.


221 W. 9th St.
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: 563-556-1991

Brief overview: Free pregnancy testing; confidential; prenatal information; maternity and baby clothes; housing referrals; adoption information; options available based on one-on-one contact; information on other community services, friendship, and emotional support.

LifeHouse Maternity Home

P.O. Box 1691
Dubuque, IA 52004
Phone: 563-513-1988

Brief overview: Life House Ministries is a maternity home dedicated to the well-being of women’s souls and the lives of their unborn babies. Life House opens its doors to young women between the ages of 12 to 24 who are facing an unplanned pregnancy, are unwed, are homeless or trying to leave an unhealthy environment.

Life House provides a safe, secure, structured, loving environment so its residents can focus on their pregnancy and the life of their baby.

Mary’s Inn Maternity Home

P.O. Box 3338
Dubuque, IA 52004
Phone: 563-552-6288

Brief overview: Mary’s Inn is a maternity home dedicated to the physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being of single pregnant mothers and their developing babies. It is a safe haven where they can stay while learning the skills they need to make a better life for themselves and their babies.

Gabriel Project

Contact Bev Petty: Regional Coordinator
Phone: 563-588-4180

Brief overview: The Gabriel Project offers an outreach to woman who are pregnant and in need of an advocate. The Gabriel Project assigns expectant mothers an individual volunteer to assess each personal situation’s needs.  The Gabriel project aims to walk beside the mother during and after her pregnancy. The Gabriel Project can assist/ or refer with medical, housing, food, transportation, employment,  and counseling needs. Gabriel project can help with purchasing practical items for mother and baby, household repair, financial counseling and many other services.

Stepping Stones – Mentoring for Moms

(Mentoring Outreach of Hope Church)
1600 White Street
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: 563-557-3774

Brief overview: New Beginnings works with clients from the time they are pregnant until their children are three years old, mentoring the clients bi-weekly, showing God’s love to them, and working through curriculum that fits their specific needs. They are able to assist clients with their parenting, personal, and spiritual needs.

Dubuque County Right To Life, Inc. | 2205 Carter Road | Dubuque, Iowa 52001 | 563.556.5960 | | M–F 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.