Helping America's Most Vulnerable

Lori is a great listener. She understands the emotions and concerns a woman experiences when facing an unplanned pregnancy. A licensed social worker, she can help you talk about your pregnancy, answer questions about adoption and, if you choose, work with you through the process. The conversation is confidential and costs you nothing. Call Lori today; she's waiting to hear from you.


Facing an unplanned pregnancy can be a confusing and overwhelming time for many women. Volunteers of America has been helping birth mothers for more than 75 years, and supports a woman's choice to place her child for adoption or parent her child. We believe to make an informed decision about her pregnancy, a woman needs to fully understand her options. Below are services we provide to birth parents to help them make a well-informed decision.

  • Confidential Counseling
  • Medical Assistance
  • Screening Adoptive Families
  • Adoptive Couple Profiles
  • Licensed Agency
  • Legal Counsel
  • Buddy System
  • Post-Placement Update
  • Support Group
IMG_5647r.jpg Call Lori at 504-836-8714. She can help you.
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    Services Available to You

    Volunteers of America offers many services to women facing an unplanned pregnancy.

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    Deciding Who Should Help

    There are two types of adoption processes: a licensed adoption agency like Volunteers of America or a private adoption arranged through an attorney or physician. Learn more about the differences between the two types of adoption processes.

    Know the Differences
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    Frequently Asked Questions