1st Choice Pregnancy Center
602 Main Street, Texarkana, TX 75501
1st Choice Pregnancy Resource Center offers:
- FREE Services Available
- Pregnancy testing and verification
- Confidential "Peer Counseling"
- Limited Ultrasounds
- Confidential Adoption Referrals
- Variety of Classes
- Earn "Baby Bucks" to spend in the Baby Boutique
SINGLE PARENT SUPPORT
We have a collection of classes specifically designed to support single parents. These classes are not taught in person but are available.
- Co-parent Communication
- Meetings & Handling the Handoff
- 6 Risks for Children After Divorce
- Dating & Remarriage
- Abuse, Addiction & Abandonment
- Beyond Child Support
- Holidays, Special Occasions & School
Contact us to enroll in this class. All inquiries are confidential.
Are you suffering in silence from a past Abortion? Are you ready to be set free?
Our passion is to help women and men who may be struggling with a past abortion decision. We want to help reclaim and restore any lost peace of mind or self-worth. You do not have to go through the healing process alone.
We do not judge. We listen. We are here to help.
WE ACCEPT DONATIONS!
Contact us with any questions.
Our Mommy Store Program is made possible by the generous donations provided by locals. We accept children's clothing and shoes (new and used) up to size 3t. We accept baby items in good condition and maternity clothing for moms! Yes, we accept leftover diapers too!
WE LOVE VOLUNTEERS
We have many opportunities to serve at the center.
Here are a few ideas:
- Facilitate a class
- Administrative Duties
- Help with Fundraising
- Social Media Assistance
- Lawn Care
- Peer Counseling Support
- Help in Mommy Store
PLACED ON BED REST?
We may be able to assist you with classes even if you cannot attend class in person. Contact us today to explore your options.
WE ARE NOT A CPS CLASS PROVIDER
We do not have any partnerships or affiliations with Child Protective Services or the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. Our classes are not designed to meet any court requirements. We can provide information for CPS classes held at other locations, however.
We are unable to provide childcare, so please make other arrangements for your children during class.
Classes are taught by staff and volunteers who have a passion for mothers, fathers, and children. We have classes for dads too! We do not provide classes for C.P.S.
CLASSES at 1st Choice PRC
Our classes are designed to follow you through every stage of your pregnancy and beyond.
Classes cover pregnancy, preparation for childbirth, special needs of newborns, baby care, parenting techniques for toddlers, and more. We even have a class just for dads. First come, first served.
We also provide a collection of classes that include special topics such as life skills, special circumstances including domestic violence and preventing sexual behavior, and more. These classes are not taught in person but are available for those interested. Contact us today to enroll!
PREGNANCY CLASSES - Tuesdays at 10:30 AM
This class covers the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy leading up to our Prepared Childbirth Class. We cover topics like prenatal care, bonding, nesting, breastfeeding, postpartum depression, and more!
PREPARED CHILDBIRTH CLASSES
Certified Childbirth Instructor on Thursdays at 5:30 PM
This class covers a variety of topics, including:
- Coping with the discomforts of pregnancy
- The importance of a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy
- When to go to the hospital
- Comfort measures to use in labor at home and in the hospital
- Infant safety
- How to calm a crying baby.
DADDIES ONLY - Thursdays at 5:30
Your life is about to change! Sometimes new fathers don't get the support they need to be great at being a dad. Come find out just how much and what you can do to get ready for parenthood. Find out what it takes to be called "Daddy." This workshop is taught by dads for dads.
No Mommies Allowed!
BABY CARE CLASSES - Tuesdays at 1:00 PM
Would you like to brush up on your infant care skills before your little bundle of joy arrives? Are you a new parent who would like to learn more about how to care for your baby? This class covers the physical, mental and emotional needs of babies 0-12 months.
TODDLER CLASS - Thursdays at 1:00 PM
If your child is between 1-3 years old, you will benefit from attending and learning at these classes. They can help you and your child in many different areas of your life as your relationship grows.=
The classes include
- Play & Milestones
- Raising Emotionally Healthy Children
- Health & Safety
To learn more about these topics, make plans to attend.
How to earn a FREE...
- Complete 6 In-Person Prepared Childbirth Classes
- Car Seat
- Complete 6 Pregnancy Classes In Person
- High-Chair Booster Seat
- Complete 6 In-Person Toddler Classes