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Unplanned pregnancy? You have options.

Overwhelmed. Scared. Frustrated. Alone. Pressured. Stressed out. These are all normal feelings that come with an unplanned pregnancy. We are here to help. We're a safe place to come and talk about what is going on.

At Open Door Centre, we believe you need to make this decision based on what is best for you; what you need and not what everyone else wants. That's where we come in. We can help you sort through what is most important for you. You can come by yourself or with your partner. All our sessions are free and confidential.



Some women believe that abortion is their best and only option. Some women are ambivalent about abortion.
Other women feel pressured to consider abortion. Everyone’s experience is different. You have a right to get all the facts. We are here to help you sort through your thoughts, feelings and questions about abortion. We will provide you with accurate information and support you through the decision making process. Book an appointment now for a free consultation.


Adoption may be a good option for you if you find yourself financially, emotionally or otherwise unable to parent.
Choosing adoption is a difficult decision. We are here to help you determine if adoption is the right choice for you. We will provide you with the information you need to understand how adoptions work in Nova Scotia.



What can you expect when you come in for an unplanned pregnancy appointment?

  • 1. Upon arrival you will be offered a hot or cold drink.
  • 3. After the test, you can talk through whatever options you want to talk about.
  • 2. We will do an initial intake to get to know you and you will do a free pregnancy test.
  • 4. We will provide you with accurate information and share a decision making tool with you, which will help you make an informed decision.