FAQs

Questions

  1. Is there a cost for your services?
  2. What are your Hours?
  3. Do I need an appointment?
  4. Will you tell anyone about my visit to your center?
  5. What are the symptoms of pregnancy?
  6. Why do I need to have missed a period?
  7. Will you provide a Proof of Pregnancy?
  8. What if I’m pregnant? Does the center have resources to help me make decisions about my pregnancy options?
  9. Do you do ultrasounds?
  10. I have already had an abortion. Does the center offer any services for me?

Answers

Q. Is there a cost for your services?
A. All of our services at RPS are provided free of charge.
Q. What are your Hours?
A. Monday 10 - 4, Tuesday 12- 6, Wednesday 10 - 4, Thursday 12- 6, Friday Closed, Saturday 10 - 1 (Saturdays open 2nd & 4th Saturdays of the month)
Q. Do I need an appointment?
A. Walk-ins may be possible. If there is an available appointment we will work you in. However, to minimize your wait, you may contact us to schedule an appointment.
Q. Will you tell anyone about my visit to your center?
A. All of our services are confidential. This means we won’t tell anyone (parents, friends, etc.) that you visited us, or share information about your services without your written permission. In addition, we won't contact you without your permission. The only exceptions are when required by law. We are here to help you.

We will not share information about your services at our Center unless we have your written permission to do so.
Q. What are the symptoms of pregnancy?
A. Some symptoms are:

• A missed or abnormal period
• Feeling nauseous in the morning or any time of day
• Increased appetite or food cravings
• Breast tenderness
• Increased tiredness
• Unusually frequent urination
Q. Why do I need to have missed a period?
A. Pregnancy tests check for a hormone called hCG that is produced by the embryo during pregnancy. This is why you should wait until you have missed your period to take the test. We offer free medical grade pregnancy tests. For more information about pregnancy options including abortion, adoption and parenting, please call 419-522-8862.
Q. Will you provide a Proof of Pregnancy?
A. For clients who have received a positive free pregnancy test at our office, Richland Pregnancy Services can provide a Verification of a Positive Pregnancy Test (including estimated due date) to apply for a medical card through Job and Family Services, along with a WIC referral. We also provide referral information for other community agencies as well as for local physicians.
Q. What if I’m pregnant? Does the center have resources to help me make decisions about my pregnancy options?
A. We provide support no matter what your situation is. We will connect you with a client advocate who will fit our services with your needs, providing information, education, referrals, and supplies. See “Services Provided” for more information.
Q. Do you do ultrasounds?
A. Yes. Clients who have received a positive free pregnancy test result at the Richland Pregnancy Services’ office may be eligible for a limited ultrasound performed by trained medical personnel.
Q. I have already had an abortion. Does the center offer any services for me?
A. You are not alone. Our center offers confidential, compassionate support designed to help women and men begin a healing process from a past abortion in their lives. These one-on-one sessions are offered free of charge. Please call us to schedule your appointment. All calls are confidential.

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At RPS, your health and well-being come first.         Request your cost-free appointment today. Walk-ins welcome.

OSU/NCSC Students

Our campus office is located in the Bromfield Library/Conard Hall Room 101.Our hours are Tuesday & Wednesday from Noon-3:00. 
Walk-ins are welcome.

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