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Hopeful Beginnings of St. Mary’s Services was established in 1887, with the vision of providing every child a good home. We continue this mission with adoption services and maternity counseling services.

Birth Parent Support

    You are not alone…   The emotions that birth parents feel are ones that others may not understand.  Having intense feelings of grief and loss are not uncommon.  Finding a safe place to express yourself and finding support can help you begin the healing process. It is crucial to know that…

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Free Postpartum Depression Counseling Now Available

St. Mary’s Services is now offering free counseling services to women, including postpartum depression/anxiety counseling, perinatal depression/anxiety counseling, grief & loss counseling, and adjustment to motherhood counseling. If you or someone you know is suffering, call us today to set up a free appointment. No insurance or referrals needed! Call us to set…

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Baby Closet

The Baby Closet services those women who are in need. Hopeful Beginnings Baby Closet will help our clients by providing essential baby items to safely and adequately care for their children. The Baby Closet is available to women receiving our maternity counseling services. Call us today at to schedule your maternity counseling appointment…

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Summer Activities for the Whole Family

Are you finding that the long days are giving your family more time to connect? If you are looking for fun ideas to add to your bucket list to enjoy over the next few months, here are a few of our favorites to try. Summer is an excellent season to teach your kiddos…

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Celebrating Father’s Day

While the holiday could feel complicated this year depending on your situation or relationship with your own dad, you can make the best of the day by choosing a few activities to celebrate important men in your life or your child’s life. Here are just a few activities that you can use to…

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Family Activities that Teach Kindness

If you are like most people, you may be discouraged by feelings of division right now. Fortunately, it only takes a bit of kindness to remind you that we are all in this life together. If you are hoping to infuse a bit of kindness into your family, you may wonder how to…

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Expanded Pregnancy-Related Counseling Services

Effective immediately, St. Mary’s Services’ maternity program, Hopeful Beginnings, will be providing several pregnancy-related services, all at no charge. Whether a woman just found out she is pregnant, is suffering a loss, is experiencing post-partum depression, or is having trouble transitioning into motherhood, Hopeful Beginnings can help. As a social service agency aiding…

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