“When I came over, life took another direction.” Educated in Ethics and Human Rights Law, Mary sought to upgrade her education and build a new life in Canada. “I came to Canada from Uganda, as an international student. The friend who helped me come over was not willing to take me in, and there I […]
Living with Bipolar was an everyday battle for Cleoni. “When I found out I was pregnant I cried a lot and I was scared because I have bipolar. I didn’t think I had the ability to be a parent.” Cleoni was introduced to the PCC through Dawn, a friend who received support herself from the […]
Meet Alex and Jenny, a beautiful couple who are filled with joy and thanks for all the support they received during their pregnancy. Jenny was in Canada on a student visa without insurance while Alex was struggling to find employment. When they discovered that Jenny was pregnant they were overcome with worries and fears. What […]
Claudia is a confident, gritty young woman. She owns a growing beauty business, is constantly improving her skills and somehow devotedly cares for her seven-year-old daughter Sophia in the middle of all that. She and her daughter recently returned to the PCC to reflect back on earlier days. You see, when we met Claudia seven […]
El pastor Felipe González comparte su corazón en la necesidad de que las iglesias Hispana se involucren con la Pregnancy Care Centre. —- Pastor Felipe González shares his heart on the need for Spanish churches to get involved with the Pregnancy Care Centre.
Cuando yo supe que estaba embarazada de mi segundo bebé, mis sentimientos fueron de negación y rechazo porque no deseaba un embarazo en ese momento. Me encontraba recién llegada a Canadá y no me sentía preparada porque ese embarazo iba a cambiar completamente mis planes. Decidí hablar con mi esposo y yo le deje saber […]
Life as an international student was a rat-race for Samara. By studying full-time and working the rest of the time, she made just enough for food and rent. When her husband Sheldon came for a visit, the couple soon discovered they were pregnant. The challenges were stacked up: no OHIP, no family, little money and […]
Last year, we had the privilege of meeting dear PCC mom, Besa*.She is a positive, driven and radiant mom-to-be who we have seen come from a Muslim background to finding God’s blessing in Christian community. Besa would like to share her story with you– a story of how God has worked through our First Response […]
18 years old and suddenly a dad – that news will knock any teenager over! AJ knew what he wanted: to be a good dad to his baby and loving support to his girlfriend. It was the how that was a big mystery. How would he know how to be a father? What kind of […]
Who is better equipped to help women facing unexpected pregnancies than one who has truly "been there"? PCC's Paulette shares her experience.