By Tamas Mondovics
The Pregnancy Support Center of Johnson County located at 917 Crossroads Dr. in Mountain City is a faith-based, non-profit, all-volunteer group that provides for the needs of pregnant women and their babies in the community.
The Center began assisting women in July of
2010 providing educational material, tangible resources, emotional support, and spiritual
support during and after pregnancy.
To continue its ongoing support, the Center offers clients much encouragement to make healthy life choices, including life skills, prenatal education, and healthy
“We also provide free pregnancy tests, community health referrals, baby clothing, baby furnishings, diapers, and wipes,” said Pregnancy Support Center of Johnson County director Judith Hoekstra. “We would be happy to have you
come visit and take a short tour.”
Hoekstra added that a baby crib and a mattress could also be earned by proving ten doctor visits.
The Pregnancy Support Center of Johnson County is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For more information, please call 423-727-8600. Director is Judith “Kip” Hoekstra.