Many young women who are unexpectedly pregnant don’t know where to turn for help. Your gift to ShareLife ensures they have the resources they need to keep their education on track and give their babies a healthy start.
young women and their babies are helped by ShareLife agencies every year.
ShareLife-funded agencies in Durham Region, Peel Region, Toronto and York Region are dedicated to serving young mothers.
Rosalie Hall has provided a safe home for young pregnant women and mothers in Toronto.
How your donation makes a difference:
“This is the way we validate the legitimacy and integrity of our Christian life: not by the words we speak, but by the love we share, in practical ways.”
— Cardinal Thomas Collins
Stories of inspiration
From dropout to valedictorian
How a teen mom got her education back on track
Rejected by family, but not alone
How Camila lost her home before finding her path
Nineteen and pregnant
How a young woman learned to stand up for herself and her baby
Rosalie Hall focuses on the needs of pregnant and parenting youth with mental health issues, their children and families. They provide a range of services including counselling and therapy, residential care, a high school program, early learning and child care services.
Rose of Sharon Services for Young Mothers
Rose of Sharon provides free services to young mothers (14-25 years) and children (0-5 years) in a welcoming environment. Programs include parenting education, one-on-one counselling, practical supports such as food, clothing and diapers, child minding and a high school partnership.
Vita Centre provides support, education and counselling for pregnant and parenting youth, and vulnerable women up to the age of thirty. Services also include parenting groups and access to practical supports like diapers, formula, and baby clothes.