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To make an appointment, please contact us at the Pregnancy Help Center of Lufkin.  We look forward to serving your pregnancy or parenting needs.

Meet Our Staff

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We each have a unique and important role to play at the Pregnancy Help Center of Lufkin and we each serve with a deep desire to help others.

Victoria

Receptionist

Serving since January 2019

When you call 936.632.9292 or walk into our offices, it is our goal to give you the best impression possible.  As our Receptionist, it is important to Victoria that you are treated with dignity and respect and feel confident about your choice to seek our support for your pregnancy or parenting needs. Victoria is ready, willing, and able to serve you with the love of Christ.

Pam

Development Coordinator

Serving since August 2016

Our Development Coordinator is here to help our center ensure that clients and donors are fully recognized for their accomplishments and support of our mission.  In an effort to achieve this, you may, at times, receive a call from Pam asking you about your experience in our program as a client, a recent fundraising event you attended, to thank you for your donation or to solicit any way that the PHCOL could pray for you. Pam is here to help you get the most out of your parenting journey or your partnership with the PHCOL.

Kim

Nurse Manager

Serving since January 2016

If you are seeking a free pregnancy test or ultrasound from the PHCOL, you will be served with the utmost care and concern from our Nurse Manager and Pregnancy Advocates. Kim’s mission is to ensure that all staff serve our expecting families with medically accurate information and encourage positive choices for this new parenting journey and to help you sort out your feelings. Kim and her team are also eager to introduce you to your new baby through the gift of our free ultrasound services.

Laurie

Pregnancy Advocate

Serving since August 2018

Providing free pregnancy tests and discussing options for your pregnancy is the backbone of our organization. Laurie’s mission is to educate you on your pregnancy options without judgment or condemnation. While our hope is that you will embrace the gift of life through parenting or adoption, we understand that your pregnancy may pose concerns that need to be discussed and worked out. Laurie, and all of our staff, are dedicated to helping you find Joy in the Journey of Parenting from the very beginning.

Jessica

Center Manager

Serving since August 2008

The many services and growing staff requires a detail oriented person to coordinate the chaos and Jessica’s experience and drive makes her the perfect Center Manager. If you have an especially difficult situation and fear that we will not understand your situation, give Jessica a call as there is a good chance she has the experience from working with another client. Jessica’s main priority is to help equip the staff to be able to deliver program services to you in an efficient manner while encouraging you to experience joy in the journey of parenting.

Alyssa

Program Coordinator

Serving since April 2018

Our My 9 Months Care Program, Learn to Earn Parenting Program, and our SafeRiders Car Seat Program keep the staff busy and engaged with clients on a daily basis. Alyssa helps coordinate the caseloads, special events, and provides one-on-one education and mentoring as well as facilitating group classes. Alyssa’s gentle, yet firm approach is sure to help you find joy in your journey, even on the really hard parenting days.

Maria

Bi-lingual Client Advocate

Serving since June 2017

Parenting can be a rewarding journey, but it can also be a real struggle.  All of us at PHCOL understand some of the struggles and want to help other parents as they journey through the first 3 years of parenting.  Maria is no exception and enjoys specializing in assisting Spanish speaking parents who are limited in English abilities.

Whether you are seeking our services as a result of a CPS case or because of your desire to learn more, Maria will provide a compassionate approach to her education and mentoring services to help you find joy in your journey of parenting.

Lynder

Resource Room Coordinator

Serving since December 2016

With over 70,000 baby items distributed last year, it is vital that we have someone consistently sorting, pricing, stocking, and organizing all the donations in our Resource Room to ensure our clients have the best experience providing for their family. From diapers to wipes, shoes, clothing, feeding supplies, and a few fun things for mom or dad, Lynder takes pride in creating an atmosphere where clients can find joy during their journey of parenting.

Pam H.

Serving since 2011

Paula W.

Serving since 2018

Spiritual Mentors

The backbone of our service is in helping our clients find the peace and joy that rests in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Both of our spiritual mentors would love the opportunity to help you through your pregnancy or parenting journey through prayer and getting into God’s Word together. The joy of the Lord is our strength (Psalm 28:7).

Shanie

Executive Assistant

Serving since December 216

As Assistant to the Executive Director, Board Treasurer, and the Leadership Team, our Executive Assistant has her hands full.  Shanie not only assists with general needs but also handles our accounts payable and accounts receivable, issues with our facility, assists with public relations and helps coordinate events.  The shoes to fill are big…..but Shanie’s desire and abilities are greater.

Paula Havard

Executive Director

Serving as ED since April 2001

21 years ago, Paula’s passion for helping others facing an unexpected pregnancy brought her to the Center as a volunteer. Driven my her own unexpected pregnancy and poor choices in response, Paula wanted to help others make different choices. It is that passion for others that has sustained her as she began serving as the leader of this fabulous group of women and men in April 2001.

Integrity, trustworthiness, a heart for following Christ, and the ability to love on all the different people that we come into contact with are all values that Paula holds in high esteem as she leads her team. If you have the desire and the passion to serve others and want to discuss opportunities to be on our team, please give Paula a call.

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