Next Step Pregnancy Services in Lynnwood is a non-profit agency serving those who face unplanned pregnancies ~ regardless of race, color, creed, religion or marital status. All services are provided free of charge.
We are dedicated to serving with compassion and dignity the immediate and long term needs of those facing unplanned pregnancies.
Our aim is to preserve the dignity of women in this difficult time by providing confidential support, peer counseling, and friendship.
Our Commitment of Care and Competence
- Clients are served without regard to age, race, income, nationality, religious affiliation, disability or other circumstances.
- Clients are treated with kindness and compassion, and in a caring manner.
- Clients always receive honest and open answers.
- Client pregnancy tests are distributed and administered in accordance with all applicable laws.
- Client information is held in strict and absolute confidence. Releases and permissions are obtained appropriately. Client information is only disclosed as required by law and when necessary to protect the client or others against imminent harm.
- Clients receive accurate information about pregnancy, fetal development, lifestyle issues, and related concerns.
- We do not offer, recommend or refer for abortions or abortifacients, but are committed to offering accurate information about abortion procedures and risks.
- Our advertising is truthful and accurately describes the services we offer.
- We provide a safe environment by screening all volunteers and staff interacting with clients.
- We are governed by a board of directors and operate in accordance with our articles of incorporation, by-laws, and stated purpose and mission.
- We comply with applicable legal and regulatory requirements regarding employment, fundraising, financial management, taxation, and public disclosure, including the filing of all applicable government reports in a timely manner.
- All of our staff, board members, and volunteers receive appropriate training to uphold these standards.
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