Get resourced, mom! See our super special list of Recommended Resources to help Moms Below.
Moms Who Want A Mentor: MORE Mentoring
Mobilizing mentors to invest in moms by encouraging them to live fully in Jesus through authentic relationships and intentional prayer. Although our focus is moms, we offer a variety of resources to empower and equip anyone in mentoring relationships. Along with a growing online community, we offer: printed books and materials, online digital resources and ministry tools, informative and encouraging blog, online and in-person coaching for mentors, online and in-person consulting for churches and ministry leaders, retreats and events. Check us out at www.morementoring.org.
Single Moms and Families With Needs: The Life Center
We provide services for moms and families that need food on their table, are looking to learn practical English and Spanish, finish their GED, get shelter from the cold or legal assistance. The Life Center meets immediate needs, provides opportunities for development, and shares the hope and truth found only in Jesus Christ. God is doing extraordinary through The Life Center, which is funded through Mission Hills Church in order to serve the community in a more tangible way (provided for by an anonymous $2 million donation). Please visit links to our GED classes, Legal Assistance, Spanish and English classes, and Shelter from the Cold. Or, please visit our website to learn more.
Parenting Help: ENGAGE Parenting
ENGAGE partners with ChannelMom’s Outreach Forever Moms Prison Ministry to offer a healing parenting curriculum to incarcerated moms, to help put an end to the legacy of incarceration passed on from parents to children. ENGAGE offers discussion-based parenting groups for men and women in areas affected by poverty or adversity. Our vision is to encourage and inspire parents across the nation to engage with their children in a loving way, and to equip their children to discover their God-given gifts and talents. Visit ENGAGE and to find out more!
Marriage Help For Moms: Love & Respect
What is Love and Respect? We asked 7,000 people this question: when you are in a conflict with your spouse or significant other, do you feel unloved or disrespected? 83% of the men said “disrespected.” 72% of the women said, “unloved.” Though we all need love and respect equally, the felt need differs during conflict, and this difference is as different as pink is from blue! Love & Respect is here to help you work out differences in your marriage. Visit Love & Respect to learn MORE from relationship expert Dr. Emerson Eggerichs, life-changing conferences & materials to rescue your marriage.
Single Moms: Single Mom Life AND The Life Of A Single Mom
Single Mom Life is your place to receive the encouragement you need to love the life you live… even if it’s not what you planned. Amanda Carroll says: “Together, we can do more than survive single motherhood, we can choose to THRIVE!” Amanda hosts her own radio program — The Amanda Carroll Show and has a very big heart for single moms. She cares because she understands… and wants to help you feel understood and empowered to be all you CAN be as a single mom. Check it out at: Single Mom Life
The Life Of A Single Mom exists to educate community and church leaders, as well as the general public on the challenges of the single parent family, establish support groups for single parents, and provide programming for single parents to promote self-sufficiency in parenting, finances, and health and wellness. “We encourage communities and churches to think beyond one-time events, outreaches, and short-term parenting classes. We are a hub for all things single parent and single-parent ministry related. We have resources, programs, products, events, consultations, encouragement, and more — all with the single moms in mind!” Find The Life of a Single Mom HERE.
Supportive Connection For Moms: Mothers Of Preschoolers
is an organization cultivating communities of moms because we believe moms are world influencers. We believe that incubating hearts and giving just-because hugs can change the course of history. That’s why we connect moms all over the world to a community of women, in their own neighborhoods, who meet together to laugh, cry and embrace the journey of motherhood. MOPS groups are rallying women to be more honest, to feel more equipped and to find our identity by journeying alongside one another. MOPS groups meet regularly to celebrate the joys of motherhood and to encourage each other through the challenges. Find a MOPS Group.
Support for Women In Business: Christian Women Business Organization
Christian Women Business Organization (CWBO) is a proactive group of Christian women business owners, professionals and ministry founders who support each other. We desire to see each woman be successful in her profession, business or ministry. Network and build your business with other professional Christian women, by going to Find A Group Near You. Or, start a new group and be a foundational member in your area at Become A Facilitator. Finally, you can enjoy Membership Benefits while building lasting relationships with professionals who share your same values. Find out more ways to help your business or business life thrive at cwbogroup.com.
Postpartum Moms: A Mom Whose Been There… [Available Soon]
We call Leslie Longo our “postpartum hope mom.” Leslie is a veterinarian by trade, but recently became a mom with the birth of her baby boy. Leslie experienced a shocking and difficult trial with postpartum depression, including over 6 weeks without sleep (chronic insomnia). Leslie is not a licensed counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist; however, she would like to offer hope to other moms suffering from postpartum depression. She can provide a listening ear and comforting words, reassuring other moms, “I’ve survived extreme postpartum depression and I’m now thriving as a mom AND so can you.” Referrals available soon.
Parenting Advice Online: Parenting Academy
Parenting Academy is your online source for parenting advice and information — offering online courses, experts and a community of other real families. Parenting Academy is a convenient online resource for parents of all ages and stages. Access an extensive library of practical parenting lessons with video, audio and text options. Also, if you’ve ever read a book or article about parenting and really wanted to ask the author a question, now you can with Parenting Academy! Also, learn from a community of other parents, who offer lessons from their own experiences. Plus, real parents with real issues… foster parents, military parents, single parents and more.
Mentors for Moms: The M.O.M. Initiative
“We are mothers on a mission to mentor other mothers – changing the world 1 mom at a time.”
The M.O.M. Initiative’s premier book, The Making of a Mom, was released in July, 2014 and serves as a unique, all-in-one in-reach and out-reach mentoring resource for the church while also ministering biblical motherhood to the heart of a mom. The Making of a Mom is a dual purpose book uniquely written for moms. Author Stephanie Shott says, “My mom journey was like a messy experiment and my kids were the guinea pigs. I wrote The Making of a Mom so your mom journey wouldn’t have to be.” Visit themominitiative.com
Prison Outreach: Wings For LIFE International
Now serving prisoners and their families in 20 states… “Transforming lives to break the generational cycle of incarceration.”
Did you know that 7 out of 10 kids whose parents serve time in prison end up going to prison themselves? Wings springs from the passion of caring Christians and the deep concern we have to minister to families of prisoners who have been largely shunned or ignored by our society. In our society, where children are all at risk in one way or another, children whose parent(s) are in prison face even more challenges.
Visit Wings For LIFE International at: wingsforlifeinternational.org
Help Is A Phone Call Away: ChannelMom Hotline For Moms
UNDER CONSTRUCTION: We at ChannelMom Media & Outreach a working to bring you a national hotline for moms. This hotline can provide moms with help that’s “a phone call away.” We plan to provide trained phone friends, available for conversation and referrals. Moms will find a listening ear and a friendly heart… with whom they can confidentially share their struggles. Sometimes moms need a “safe place,” where they can remain anonymous, in order to share particular struggles they may not want to admit to friends or family. We plan to announce the launch of ChannelMom Hotline For Moms soon!
You can become a ChannelMom Champion to support moms through media & on the ground! We aim to love, coach and encourage moms & families through media and outreach in order to share the love of God.