LaVie Pregnancy Care Center Opens in Lexington
Lexington, SC: LaVie Pregnancy Care Center opened as Lexington County’s newest and only pregnancy care center. The center is be located at 1271 Calks Ferry Road in Lexington next to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church and near Lexington High School. The center provides services such as pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, peer counseling, maternity support items, adoption referrals, post abortion recovery, future father support and much more at no cost to the clients. LaVie is a ministry of LICS (Lexington Interfaith Community Services).
“This has been a prayerful two year process for LICS, knowing that these services were not available to Lexington women and men," said Robin Bowers, executive director of LICS. "We are excited to open the doors of this much-needed resource in Lexington County and look forward to serving those facing unexpected pregnancy decisions. We want them to know that there are people who care and are willing to help meet their needs here in our community.”
LICS has had a presence in Lexington County for more than 39 years, serving neighbors in crisis situations. The opening of LaVie Pregnancy Care Center expands the services available to individuals and families in the Midlands.
Bowers credits St. Matthews Lutheran Church, the board at LICS, and the community for helping to make the new center a reality. “We are grateful for the financial support from the community which is necessary to meet the needs of our many clients who seek out our support in their time of need.”
To find out more about LaVie and their services, visit laviesc.org.
Established in 2017, LaVie Pregnancy Care Center is dedicated to affirming the value of life by providing compassionate care to women and men facing pregnancy decisions in and around Lexington County, SC. LaVie is a faith-based ministry owned of Lexington Interfaith Community Services. Committed staff and volunteers at their center provide free, confidential services including pregnancy tests, ultrasound exams, one-on-one counseling with women and men, and post-abortive support. They also meet the material needs of expectant mothers by providing maternity and baby clothing, diapers, bottles and other baby items.