Free Counseling is available to you virtually or in person. Please call 847-870-8181. We are here to listen.

Hopeful Beginnings relies on involvement from our community. We offer opportunities to volunteer, attend, or support events throughout the Chicagoland area.

Baby Closet

The Baby Closet services those women who are in the most need. Hopeful Beginnings’ Baby Closet will help our clients by providing essential baby items to safely and adequately care for their children. Whether the clients are receiving counseling as well as items from our baby closet or just for needing the baby items for their children, we are here to help.

Please call for more detailed information 847-870-8181




Hopeful Beginning’s of St. Marys provides case management and access to essential baby supplies to local families in need. Every month, we work with over 100 families to help ensure that they have the items they need to keep their children happy.

Our baby closet is run by volunteers and stocked by our community partners. We need your support to meet the growing number of local families unable to afford much needed supplies.

Please consider purchasing something off our wish lists: Amazon   Target

Gently used items are also accepted

Clothing sizes newborn – 5T

Pack n’ plays



Baby Bouncers





Your Support Helps Form Families

Please help us educate, serve, and assist families considering adoption. As a nonprofit agency, we rely heavily on charitable contributions to make adoption a more affordable and loving option. Donate today and make a lifelong impact.


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