Crisis pregnancy adoption vs abortion

crisis pregnancy adoption is an option in cases of unplanned conception

Life is precious. Even in the face of financial difficulty, crisis pregnancy adoption can be an option

Life is a precious gift, yet many people don’t realize it. In the culture of work hard play hard, there is little room for real quality of life. It has reached the point, that when pregnancy occurs, the work hard play hard system over rules child bearing. There is little room for more life in our secularized society. Crisis pregnancy adoption holds little currency. Abortion as the answer, quickly holds sway. The philosophy of modern society results in equality of life trumping quality of life. Contemporary living offers little in the way of giving women real support.

The culture of death compounded

Women facing crisis pregnancies find themselves surrounded with misplaced sincerity among modernist peers. A close confidant living in the “real world” suddenly knows best. Abortion is the answer, because life has enough struggles as it is. Motherhood can wait another day, besides work life puts bread on the table. Such placating advice can easily win over a crisis pregnant mother. They quickly arrive in a paralysis of thinking. For these pregnant women, abortion becomes the only show in town. They reflect eagerly with thoughts of starting over again afterwards. The reality of child rearing is outside there reach. The alternative option to choose life is beyond their dreams. Crisis pregnancy adoption rarely factors in their minds.

The culture of life spawned

Good Counsel Network believes it should be otherwise. That life is a precious gift and not a burden. The aftermath that comes with abortion is too painful. The advocacy for a quick termination of pregnancy, really is misplaced sincerity. Other forms of voluntary advice would prove more beneficial. There are better alternatives, even in the most difficult cases involving financial constraints. Crisis pregnancy adoption is rarely broached in contemporary society. Yet so many good parents would gladly adopt a child. So many married couples cannot realize their dream of rearing a family. So crisis pregnancy adoption is just one alternative for expectant women. It is also the last line of approach by Good Counsel Network. It is possible for crisis pregnant mothers to quickly realize their own dream of rearing children. This is where Good Counsel Network can really help. Contact us if you are interested in pregnancy counselling volunteering opportunities. Its a life affirming vocation.

Volunteer with Good Counsel Network

Good Counsel Volunteers help women face their crisis pregnancy to a happy end.

Volunteering at Good Counsel Network has its own rewards

Want a challenge? Want rewards that are literally out of this world? Yes? Then pro-life volunteering at Good Counsel Network Ireland could well be for you! The Good Counsel Network, aka The Women’s Counselling Network was set up in Dublin in 1995 with a handful of volunteers. As the success of the work became apparent over the years many more people were attracted to pro-life volunteering. Good Counsel Network became established in Ireland, the UK, Austria, Spain and Belgium.

Our mission is clear cut

Women facing crisis pregnancies can be under  tremendous pressure due to the attitudes of society, family circumstances, peer influence, financial difficulties and so on. By the time we meet them, most are suffering from abortion tunnel vision and are therefore not open to any other options. They may have family concerns giving rise to stress in relation to their pregnancy. There may be subtle pressures in work not to get pregnant for career reasons.This is what makes the work at Good Counsel Network so challenging. Together, we make make the difference, and help women in crisis pregnancies.

Are you considering volunteering?

It is great that you want to volunteer and build a broad Good Counsel Network support base. We’ve had many challenges over the years, and always managed them. Pregnant women need our support. Together we can evaluate their needs, give them material support, a friendly voice and hope for the future. We get great satisfaction when we know we have helped a mother bring her child into the world. The mother too has no regrets, as a gift of life becomes her reality.

How to volunteer to Good Counsel Network Ireland

If you feel called to help women facing a crisis pregnancy through pro-life volunteering, do contact us. We’d like to hear from you, and what you can bring to the table. We have other volunteers who can show you the ropes as you get trained up. We’d like to thank you in advance for having responded to the call.

Crisis pregnant counseling. Get trained up

crisis pregnant counselling training is available at Good Counsel

Experienced volunteers support and train new crisis pregnancy counselors at Good counsel Network

Thinking of volunteering as a crisis pregnant counselor? When considering volunteering at a crisis pregnancy centre, doubts can often surface. Are you able and suitable? Everybody has to struggle with these initial apprehensions. But nobody expects you to be an expert volunteer from day one. Nobody imagines you will be proficient by the end of a short spell either. Crisis pregnancy counselor training takes time with some work experience. For those of you considering this voluntary service, there is experienced support always at hand. A veteran crisis pregnancy counselor is always there to step in when you need assistance. The ultimate aim of Good Counsel Network is to help crisis pregnant women get support.

The importance of crisis pregnancy counsel volunteering

Women facing a crisis pregnancy need the right information, and need it fast. They may be mulling over their situation to the point that they are not able to think straight. Protection of the unborn maybe the last thing on their mind. Very often, a crisis pregnant woman is going it alone. Her boyfriend has let her down, abnegating his responsibilities as a father. The family may not know of her pregnancy, due to fear of rejection. The employer might not have time for employees who are expecting a child. This is where our volunteers can give them invaluable assistance regarding a way forward. Good Counsel Network have some helpful suggestions.

Helpful knowledge for crisis pregnant women

Giving helpful information depends on the situation. If a crisis pregnant woman is not employed, there are a number of financial supporting programmes available. There is: (1) Supplemental Welfare allowance; (2) A medical Card, (3) Rent allowance or Mortgage Interest supplement, (4) Domestic allowance for essential parental items. If a crisis pregnant woman is employed, she has recourse to: (a) Maternity Benefit; (b) Health and Safety benefits; (c) maternity leave entitlements; and (d) unpaid leave entitlements. Advising women facing a crisis pregnancy in this way gives them positive options. A voluntary counselor can put expectant mothers in touch with a local social welfare officer. They may also contact the Maternity Benefit Section of the Department of Social Protection. These are only some of the advice you as a volunteer can impart to women facing a crisis pregnancy. There are other voluntary counselling measures, which Good Counsel will discuss in another blog post.

Pro-life volunteering at Good Counsel Network

help support pregnant women via pro-life volunteering

pro-life volunteering helps to support women who are facing a crisis pregnancy through practical support.

Pro-life volunteering at Good Counsel Network Ireland is very rewarding. Supporting women through their crisis pregnancy can bring great joy to your heart. There are many supportive roles you can consider playing when pro-life volunteering with Good Counsel Network.

Women facing a crisis pregnancy may not be in a financial position to have a baby. Or they may have family concerns giving rise to stress in relation to their pregnancy. There may also be other pressures, like careerism in their work place.

We welcome your consideration to volunteer with Good Counsel to help build a broader counselling support base. You may not have the ability to deal with difficult cases. But your pro-life volunteering presence is all it needs to begin helping crisis pregnant women. These women deserve our non judgmental support. And being part of a team enables our volunteers to compliment & supplement the work at hand.

The Christ Centred approach to voluntary work

Adoration is a powerful spiritual approach to pro-life volunteering. At Good Counsel Network, we believe that adoration has an  important role for supporting women facing a crisis pregnancy. Our centre has a discreet adoration chapel, so our volunteers can align their works to Christ. This is important from two perspectives. The 1st importance is that Christ is Our King and He will support our efforts. Jesus gives us courage and wisdom to help pregnant women in need. The 2nd importance is the location of the adoration chapel. By having adoration in the centre’s discreet chapel room, it imbues the purpose of our Good Counsel charism. Pro-life volunteering at our ministry comes with the sense of mission and of God’s will. With these 2 perspectives comes a 3rd fruitful development. That fruit being a fraternity of volunteers. Pro-life volunteering builds up God’s Kingdom.

How do I volunteer to Good Counsel Network Ireland

It is easy to volunteer to our Good Counsel Network. We are always happy to have new volunteers help women face their crisis pregnancy. If you feel called to help women facing a crisis pregnancy through pro-life volunteering, we are interested. If you feel called to street contact, and / or private in house adoration, we’d like to hear from you. Contact us by email, leave us your details and we’ll respond. You can visit our pro-life volunteering centre over a cup of tea, and meet our voluntary directors. We look forward to your support. If you cannot volunteer in the ministry at an active level, consider giving us a donation to help support women face their crisis pregnancies. Together we can support pregnant women without recourse to abortion.