Goals of Kedesh Maternity Home

It is our goal that every young pregnant or parenting woman who comes to Kedesh Maternity Home will have the opportunity to:

  • Access free counselling.
  • Live in a safe and caring home environment.
  • Feel unconditional love and acceptance.
  • Access qualified support staff 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.
  • Access prenatal and postnatal care, breastfeeding support, newborn care and safety training.
  • Access medical care services including, but not limited to, obstetrical care, public health, midwifery support, dental care and other healthcare services that may be required.
  • Receive a well-balanced diet and learn good nutritional habits & cooking skills.
  • Have appropriate clothing to ensure her and her child’s well-being.
  • Continue her education & set goals towards obtaining stable employment.
  • Learn the skills needed to build healthy relationships with family, friends & peers.
  • Learn parenting, infant safety & life skills training to further develop their ability to make healthy decisions and parent independently.
  • Improve their quality of life by having access to supportive services by referral, to other community & government agencies & organizations.