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Resource center promotes positive family relationships

Counseling, parenting assistance offered

 

October 10, 2019

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Confidential help • Beginnings Pregnancy Resource Center, in O'Neill, offers free and confidential pregnancy and parenting counseling. The non-profit organization will hold its annual banquet, Sunday, at the O'Neill Community Center.

Sometimes, big ideas develop when least expected.

The seeds of what ifs were planted in the thoughts of several area residents after listening to Melissa Ohden, an abortion survivor, speak at an event in O'Neill in 2015.

For two years, a group of volunteers cared for and nurtured a vision resulting in the opening of Beginnings Pregnancy Resource Center, in O'Neill, in spring 2018.

The facility is housed at 203 West Douglas Street.

Mandy Chavez, director, said the non-denominational facility is an affiliate of Care Net, an established nonprofit that supports a network of pregnancy centers.

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