Alternatives Clinic is a nonprofit medical clinic and pregnancy resource center in Harrisonville providing services to Cass County and surrounding areas since 1992. The clinic is staffed by two part-time Registered Nurses as well as other support staff and volunteers. Alternatives Clinic provides a variety of confidential services at no cost to the individuals and families they serve such as: pregnancy testing; proof of pregnancy; limited obstetrical ultrasound services; information on sexually transmitted infections; confidential peer counseling and support; prenatal, parenting, and life skills classes; a clothing closet with maternity clothing, infant clothing, and supplies; a baby food pantry, referrals for social services and other resources; as well as financial assistance for those who qualify.
Kalina, an Alternatives Clinic client, stated “Alternatives Clinic changed my life and helped me be able to provide a life for my child. They gave me the knowledge and led me down the right supportive path to be the best mom I could be.”
An on-site Prenatal Clinic providing full service prenatal care is also available on Monday afternoons. The Prenatal Clinicis staffed by Dr. Tieman, Dr. Mincher, and Dr. Sunny from Goppert-Trinity Family Care. The doctors take pregnancy Medicaid, private insurance, and self-pay patients. Prenatal Clinic patient, Adeline shared, “The doctors are absolutely amazing! I’m going to have a healthy baby thanks to them. The staff there is so helpful and polite. It’s one of the best clinics I have found.”
“The volunteers and supporters of [Alternatives Clinic] see the value of every life. Their commitment to mother and child is divine and makes a path for miracles.”—Missouri State Senator, Ed Emery
If you see the value of every life and have an interest in volunteering, please contact Linda Freeland at 816-380-4885.