In a revealing article, New York Magazine shares the stories of 26 women who have had abortions. Writer, Meaghan Winter, describes abortion as “part of our everyday experience.” And she is right. Nearly one half of all pregnancies are ...
Delaying sexual activity in today’s teen culture is more complicated than “Just Say No”. CareNet equips teens to make a choice to remain abstinent by helping teens set boundaries, resist peer pressure and set goals. By eliminating disease and the threat of pregnancy, teens can look to a healthy future. Read more...
of teens graduating from DuPage Co. schools will have been through the Amplify program
|32%||decline in teen births in DuPage County since 2000|
Compassionately caring for women is the heart of CareNet. Reaching women dealing with the devastating effects of an unplanned pregnancy is the core of CareNet’s mission. CareNet counselors reach out to women with unconditional love and non-judgmental counseling, offering resources, ultrasounds and emotional and spiritual support.
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Ending a pregnancy can be devastating to both women and men. Through group and individual support, CareNet offers deep healing for those who have experienced the guilt and grief of an abortion. Abortion touches everyone. Read more...
More men and women healed
The heart of CareNet is to reach women in unplanned pregnancies with unconditional love, counseling and support. Read more...
Listen to David Gibbs, Moody Radio interview Barbara Singer, President of CareNet DuPage on the topic Roe v Wade 40 Years Later. The interview begins at 16 minutes into the program.
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Listen to WYLL 180 radio host Karl Clauson interview Diane Schroeder, CareNet’s Director of Communications. The Interview begins at 41:30 minutes into the program.
"CareNet treated me with dignity, explained my options and answered all my questions."
Building Hope That Saves Lives… for Generations to Come Thank you to all who attended our Annual Banquet on October 24th. More than 1,100 people gathered to hear CareNet’s message of hope for our communities, and learn the vision for CareNet’s future. Barbara Singer shared some of the ways that CareNet has been effective in impacting the lives of families in DuPage County: Through CareNet’s Amplify Youth Development, ...More Details
Looking for a Gift to Encourage your Church’s Youth? Want a useful resource for every teen in your youth group or confirmation class? CareNet has acquired 1000 copies of Success for Teens, a small book about making smart decisions early in life. We would love to share these with you and get them into the hands of teens. Click here to view the book. If you would like copies for your group, please email Andrea Nelson at ...More Details
CareNet has received an unprecedented offer from several generous families to match all individual gifts dollar for dollar up to $90,000. The challenge grant begins immediately and runs through December 31, 2013. As you plan for year-end giving, please consider this remarkable opportunity! CareNet is committed to reaching as many pregnant women in need as possible in 2014—but we need your help. We hope you will join CareNet’s ...More Details
Bridges, CareNet’s parenting program is already running short of larger diapers, particularly newborn, and sizes 4, 5 and 6. If your family would like to celebrate Christmas by purchasing diapers for a needy family, they can be dropped off at Oakbrook Community Church, Midwest and 31st Streets in Oakbrook, or any CareNet office. CareNet offices are located in Downers Grove, Wood Dale, Glen Ellyn and Naperville. Please click here for exact ...More Details
Sanctity of Human Life Day is celebrated on the Sunday closest to the anniversary of the Roe vs. Wade Supreme Court decision in 1973. On this day churches across the country choose to reaffirm their commitment to promoting Life. CareNet can help your church recognize this important occasion by offering bulletin inserts, DVDs, posters or suggested announcements. This is also the time when many churches, groups and individuals choose to ...More Details