Informed CHoices

Options Advocate
Compassionate and caring individuals to walk with women and men facing an unplanned pregnancy decision. Options Advocates educate clients on all three pregnancy options: parenting, adoption and abortion.

Prep for Life Advocates:
Journey one-on-one with clients through their pregnancy by providing relational care, on-going support, encouragement and education. Prep-4-Life Client Advocates meet weekly with clients who participate in our program covering
prenatal care, labor and delivery, breastfeeding, newborn care, and early stages of parenting. Client Advocates build relationships that nurture and support our clients to better serve them within our organization and if needed to connect with other resources and agencies in our community.

New Life Resale Shop:
Volunteers work sorting donations, pricing items and helping customers at our resale shop in Wauconda.

Help provide a safe, welcoming environment for the families we serve by ensuring the Centers are cleaned bi-weekly. Cleaning is typically done outside of normal business hours.

Abstinence Speaker:
Serve with our team in public schools presenting our Healthy Choices program. Training and materials will be provided.

Be on call for small jobs such as light bulb replacement, installing shelving, furniture repair, painting and small construction projects in our 3 locations.

For more information contact:
Resale: Sheryl Ringel at
Grayslake Center: Lisa Merrit at
Crystal Lake Center: Kathleen Isacson at