1. First, set an appointment by phone at (703) 729-1123 or email us. Bring photo identification when you come to your appointment. This will make sure your privacy is protected so that only you can access your medical records. Plan on spending about 1 to 1 ½ hours for your appointment.
  2. When you arrive, the receptionist will give you several forms for you to complete. This information and all of your discussions are private and confidential.
  3. You will meet with a trained client advocate who will listen to your story. We want to understand your needs and what kind of support we could provide.
  4. A registered nurse will test your urine specimen for the pregnancy assessment, and ask you about your medical information.
  5. You can talk through your situation with both the nurse and advocate, and all conversations are private and confidential.
  6. The nurse will give you the test results and is prepared to answer any medically-related questions you may have including options counseling and questions about abortion.  If your test is positive, it may be appropriate to perform or schedule an ultrasound.
  7. Your advocate will give you information you request including community referrals. She may propose another appointment with us. We are here to answer any questions you have. You will make your own decision plan.
  8. When you leave, you will be asked to complete a short evaluation of your visit. Your opinion is important to us.

You are welcome to contact us for more information if we can be of more help to you.