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St. Augustine Center – Coming Soon!

We are pleased to announce that we will be opening an FCWS Center in St. Augustine! We are merging with an existing, smaller pregnancy resource center already operating in St. Augustine, Esteem Women’s Center, to provide all our life-affirming services to St. Augustine and St. John’s County. The Lord has gone ahead of us in … Continued

Heartbeats – Fall 2023

Call Center – Stories of Impact “I was talking to a woman who was standing alone on a dirt road; she was about to make a life-or-death decision,” shares Cheryl Gonzales, Call Center Director (pictured: center). A Georgia local called the Center in a time of desperation. The conversation gripped her so much, that she … Continued

Advocating For Life: It’s Our Time

Devotional By: Pastor Allen Cagle, Sunrise Community Church “What has been is what will be, and what has been done is what will be done, and there is nothing new under the sun.” Ecclesiastes 1:9 Many of us probably think that advocacy for life started in 1973 in the wake of the Roe v Wade … Continued

Heartbeats – Summer 2023

Annual Life Banquet – September 28th, 2023 Dr. William Lile is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. He has served as a hospital OB/GYN Department Chair and as an instructor with both the University of Florida and Florida State Medical School OB/GYN residency programs. A passionate pro-life advocate, Dr. Lile took over a practice that … Continued

Heartbeats – Spring 2023

Catherine’s Story When Catherine first visited First Coast Women’s Services, she was stuck and burdened by a weight too hard for her to carry alone. At the time, her boyfriend was unemployed, and they were both considering abortion. With a lack of a healthy support system and a lack of knowledge due to her youth, … Continued

Florida’s 6-Week Abortion Ban

April 13th marked the beginning of a new area for LIFE in Florida with Governor DeSantis’s signing of the Heartbeat Protection Act. While we celebrate this victory for life, we also know there is work yet to be done. We still pray for the day when abortion will become not just totally illegal but also … Continued

Heartbeats – Winter 2023

Jenniffer & Brandon’s Story Client Testimony 50% of our clients in 2022 self-identified as Christians on their intake paperwork. 21% of our clients in 2022 were married. Still, 81% of our clients were abortion-vulnerable or abortion-minded. According to Guttmacher Institute data, 54% of clients obtaining abortions were Mainline Protestant, Evangelical Protestant, or Catholic [1]. It … Continued

Heartbeats – Summer 2022

Client Stories More than “the Guy in the Lobby” “I grew up without my dad. And I felt like I didn’t need one but struggled with the question, ‘why didn’t you want me?’” The father of the baby is one of the biggest influences on a woman’s choice to parent her unborn child or end … Continued

Heartbeats – Spring 2022

A Message from the CEO What Only God Can Do Habakkuk 2:2 says, “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so that he may run who reads it.” First Coast Women’s Services believes that God has given us a vision of what He wants us to do this year toward ending abortion in NE … Continued

Heartbeats – Winter 2022

A Message from the CEO Changing the Look but not the Love & Compassion of FCWS First Coast Women’s Services has been serving our community for over twenty-eight years and we are still serving it strongly. However, FCWS is in a season of new beginnings and changes. We are happy to announce our Tele-health Center … Continued

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