Pregnancy & Parenting Services
Empower Life center
(formerly the women's pregnancy center - Read the reasons behind the name change here)
The Empower Life Center provides information and care in an effort to empower women and men to thrive in their pregnancy and parenting decisions. Empower Life Center is a ministry of Peoria Rescue Ministries.
Peoria Rescue Ministries opened the Empower Life Center (formerly known as the Women's Pregnancy Center) in 1987 to minister to women experiencing unplanned pregnancy. Since its opening, Empower Life Center has expanded its services to better assist women and men from pregnancy to parenthood.
All of our services are free of charge and confidential.
Sonography for pregnancy verification
Education about pregnancy, fetal development, & abortion alternatives
Limited STI screening
Childbirth & parenting classes
Maternity & baby clothing
Referrals for medical care, adoption, foster care, legal & financial assistance
Mentoring for dads
Stay up-to-date with Empower Life Center! Download the ELC FRIENDS app to receive prayer notifications & more!