Choice Pregnancy Counselling Centre in Letchworth provides a free, confidential service for women of any age who may be facing an unintended pregnancy, their partners and their families. It also offers help to those in need following an abortion. Call them on 01462 683054.
- national helpline
The NHS Pregnancy Stop Smoking Helpline provides support and advice to pregnant women who want to give up smoking. Call 0300 123 1044 and ask for a specialist pregnancy adviser Monday-Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm.
Alternatives is a Watford-based charity offering support for all pregnancy and pregnancy-loss related issues. We offer life-changing emotional and practical support to anyone facing pregnancy-related challenges. The services we provide include pregnancy testing, pregnancy support, miscarriage support, post-abortion support and postnatal depression counselling. All our services are free of charge and confidential. We are open from 9.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday. Call 01923 232179.
- National telephone helpline and website
British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) offers unplanned pregnancy counselling and abortion treatment. They have been treating women with unplanned or unwanted pregnancy for over 40 years. Every year they treat almost 9,500 teenagers. Call them for advice and to book a consultation on03457 30 40 30.
- Hemel Hempstead
Young people's health drop-in service. Teen Screen is a special confidential service providing an awareness of general psychological and sexual health issues designed for young people.