Respect Life

The Diocese of Santa Rosa Respect Life Coordinator:

Dr. John Collins
FREE 707.566.3311


If you are pregnant and need help contact:


FREE 1.800.550.4900

The Nurturing Network

FREE 1.800.866.4666

If you or someone you love is hurting from a past abortion decision, listed below are some places you can turn to for help:

Project Rachel or call the "Project Rachel" post abortion program nearest you:

Toll-free from anywhere in California 1.888.HOPE.790 from anywhere in the USA 1.877.HOPE.4ME

Rachel's Vineyard

Rachel's Vineyard Retreats ... for women and men throughout Northern California who have been involved in past abortion decisions and who seek healing and reconciliation. Retreats are held periodically in Sonoma and Napa Counties, as well as other nearby locations. For more information and upcoming dates, visit the website, call 707.967.1101.

For information on abortion and breast cancer, visit

There are many websites that offer information on life issues, including abortion, adoption, capital punishment, chastity (sexual abstinence), cloning and stem cell research, medical ethics, population, pornography and other topics. The following are some website links:

Adoption websites

Chastity and abstinence websites

Special-Focus Organizations

Culture of Life Foundation:

Death Penalty Focus:

End of Life issues:

Feminists for Life:

Morality in Media

Natural Family Planning

California Association of NFP,; 1.877.33.CANFP
FREE 1.877.33.CANFP

Population Research Institute:

Priests for Life:

Walk for Life West Coast,

What does it mean to be "Pro-Life"?

USCCB Secretariat for Pro-Life Activities:

Women Affirming Life: