Support & Consultation Services, Inc. (ASCS, Inc) is a fully licensed
child-placing agency, which aims to serve any teen/woman who is experiencing
an unplanned pregnancy. Through the agency she can receive information
on what her parenting options are should she choose not to abort her child.
ASCS can provide many services to pregnant women including assistance
with living expenses, medical care, support groups, crisis pregnancy counseling
and more. All services to pregnant women regardless of age are completely
FREE. ASCS, Inc. welcomes anyone facing an unplanned pregnancy who would
like some guidance.
Potential adoptive parents are also served. ASCS, Inc. wishes to provide
loving and stable homes to infants and children by extending low cost,
affordable domestic adoption services to adoptive parents. There is also
a special program that will actively seek, recruit, and educate persons
of color on the benefits of adoption.
By working with the church community, ASCS, Inc. seeks to locate more
individuals and families open to expanding their families through adoption,
thereby aiding in the reduction of the number of infants and children
affected by childhood homelessness.
How Can Your Church Help?:
As situations arise, ASCS would like to run information about a child(ren)
in need of permanent families in church announcements, on bulletin boards,
in mass email mailings etc. Information will focus one child or sibling
group each month, unless there are urgent situations that require immediate
ASCS, Inc. would like to be a part of your Missions ministry. Donations
will assist pregnant women in various areas need, including but limited
to: housing, mental health counseling, medical, living and legal expenses.
Donations will also be used as needed to help sponsor potential adoptive
parents who may need assistance in paying agency and/or legal fees.
At times our mothers may wish to obtain pastoral counseling. Are persons
who are not members of your church able to receive such services? If so,
may we add you to the Pastoral Counselor Directory? If you would like
to be added to this directory please contact the
main office at (813) 425-2367.
A member of ASCS, Inc. will be delighted to provide your members with
information about adoption. Topics may include the types of adoption,
finding an agency, steps to adoption, how members may conduct individual
searches for adoptable children, and the benefits of adoption.