Client Stories

Camila

Last summer, Camila came to Care Net in need of emergency supplies for her unborn baby. As we gave her supplies, we told her about our parenting...

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Kimi

Kimi made an appointment online at Care Net, stating that she was looking for an abortion. When our client advocate called her and explained our...

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Ellissia and Samuel

Last November, Ellissia and Samuel started taking virtual parenting classes with one of our Lakewood parenting mentors Pam. Baby Jayce was born this...

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Irene

I came to Care Net at a really hard time in my life. I had been living in the Philippines. But in 2019, I came to the US to visit for the...

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Maureen

Maureen, her husband, and two children moved to the U.S. from Nigeria 5 years ago.  In Nigeria, Maureen was surrounded by family to help...

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Chiara

“Chiara” walked into the center pregnant, defeated, and overwhelmed. Due to a recent move from her home country to the states, she was struggling...

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Nicole & Sam

“Nicole” walked into Care Net for a pregnancy test appointment with her boyfriend “Sam.” Many times, the father of the baby will come to our...

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Kelly

Once upon a time, I was living the American dream as a successful businesswoman with a husband and a little girl. Then, my life...

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Ava

“Ava” entered an abortion clinic in Chicago to end her pregnancy. She had recently found out she was pregnant and, due to her circumstances, she...

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Alefu

In July 2012, I found out I was pregnant, and my boyfriend and I weren’t prepared. When I told my boyfriend, he said, “Whatever you want, I’ll...

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Mayra

The Frightening News: Last September I found out I was pregnant with my third child and, while for most people that may be a joyful discovery,...

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Aria

A Little Person in There: "Aria" had just found out she was pregnant. Unsure of how far along she was in her pregnancy, she visited one of Care...

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Kayla

Kayla came in with her husband and her mother for a pregnancy test and information about what services we provide. Though she was married, she was...

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Farrah

To say Farrah was in a difficult position would be an understatement. Having recently immigrated to the U.S. from Jordan, she had virtually no...

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Yulia

Yulia came to us in tears last December. She thought she might be pregnant. But unlike many of our clients, it wasn't the prospect of being...

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Sandra & Gerardo

They walked in exactly four and a half hours early for their appointment: Sandra was soft-spoken while Gerardo did most of the talking. Gerardo came...

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Tasha

The sight of a positive pregnancy test flooded Tasha with both excitement and fear. She always wanted to be a mother, but she and her boyfriend...

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Heather & Hazel

"When I was scared and didn't have a lot of support, Care Net has been that little family to me... It's a great place of comfort and...

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Nikki, Austin, & Calvin

"Care Net filled the gaps for us." Watch Nikki, Austin, & baby Calvin's story...

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Jacey

Jacey is an incredible example of what it means to overcome. After many failed attempts in rehab and losing custody of two children, the rubber...

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Amber

A former client named Amber recently left the following note in one of the Care Net of Puget Sound centers: "Hey Judi, this is Amber. You may not...

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Tia, Connor, & Alicia

"When I first came to Care Net, I was actually coming here to seek help. I was about 4.5 months pregnant, and I wasn't sure what I wanted to do. I...

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Kaeley

Not that long ago, a young single woman faced a seemingly insurmountable life crisis. Freshly unemployed,  homeless, and in the throes of a toxic...

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Laura Jean

Laura Jean's Story: "I grew up in a terribly broken home. My parents were very active with drugs, and I was shipped from home to home. By the...

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Kelly

"Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and loses one of them. Doesn't he leave the ninety-nine in the open country and go after the lost sheep until...

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