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RENEW Life Center

Lighthouse is proud to partner with RENEW Life Center in Paterson. RENEW Life Center equips single mothers in Passaic County New Jersey, with the key strategies and skills they need to break the cycle of poverty and build a prosperous life for themselves, their children and...

How To Tell My Parents I’m Pregnant

So you’ve taken a pregnancy test -- or three. Perhaps you even came into one of our centers for a free ultrasound to confirm. Now you’re faced with one of the hardest challenges of all: telling your parents you’re pregnant. No teen or young adult wants...

Tips for Managing Pregnancy as a College Student

Every pregnancy brings challenges. However, when you’re a student, those challenges can feel doubly difficult. Here at the Lighthouse Pregnancy Resource Center, we help many young women going through situations like this one. Keep reading to get some simple tips and advice you can use...

ESL Classes To Be Offered This Summer

ESL classes will be offered this summer for parents being served by Lighthouse or our Paterson partner, RENEW Life. Please fill out the contact form if you are interested. A Lighthouse staff person will follow up with you. Clases de Ingles seran ofrecidas a partir de este verano...

Need help healing from a past abortion?

Need help healing from a past abortion? At current rates, one in four women (and their partners) will experience an abortion at some point in their lifetime. Most will do so in secret and never have an opportunity to process the feelings of regret, shame or...

YoungLives Paterson

Are you between the ages of 13-21 and pregnant or parenting?  Join us at YoungLives! YoungLives Paterson offers support, mentoring and unforgettable experiences to help pregnant and parenting teens become the best moms possible -- while having fun! Childcare is provided free of charge. Club...

Online Pregnancy Calculator

When Did I Conceive? Are you pregnant but not sure exactly when you conceived? The most accurate way to determine how far along your are in your pregnancy is with an ultrasound. Ultrasound exams provide images and include various measurements of your developing baby that can...

I’m Pregnant But I Don’t Want To Be

If you think you could be pregnant but you don’t want to be, what do you do? This is never an easy question to answer. When you find yourself in this situation, you need to talk closely with your partner and loved ones, and also...

Lighthouse Student Volunteer Recognized at Paterson Awards Breakfast

On Monday, January 21, 2019, Lighthouse staff attended the Paterson Youth Council’s 13th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Recognition Awards Breakfast to see one of our youngest volunteers honored.  While only four students were selected for the award, eighteen-year-old Maria Mazariegos was one of...

My Girlfriend Is Pregnant – What Do I Do?

When your girlfriend or partner comes to you with news of pregnancy, it’s natural to feel many different emotions. You might be scared, confused, upset, or even excited. But no matter how you feel about the situation, there are some things you need to do...