What We Do
MiraVia provides comprehensive support to pregnant women in need. We do this through two unique programs: 1. COLLEGE-BASED, MATERNITY RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM: MiraVia’s college based residence is a place where pregnant college students can live and learn with each other. Expectant students from any college or university are welcome to stay with us up until their child turns two while they pursue their academic and personal goals. Conveniently located at the beautiful campus of Belmont Abbey College, our unique residential program is designed specifically for pregnant college students. While they are residents here, they can be enrolled in any local college or university in the surrounding area. Each resident has her own suite, and we strive to create an environment that is positive and empowering. Residents receive: *Free room and board for a pregnant mother and her child(ren). *Around-the-clock access to caring, knowledgeable staff. *Material assistance. *Baby supplies. *Life skills classes, including but not limited to: –Pregnancy health –Labor and childbirth –Adoption awareness –Baby care and parenting –Cooking / nutrition –Finance / budgeting –Career counseling / interview skills –Natural family planning –Healthy relationships –Faith enrichment and Bible studies *Personalized guidance to gain assistance through additional community resources *Confidential counseling with a licensed therapist *Limited transportation *Help in coordinating education and career opportunities *Tutoring *Peer support *Limited child care 2. OUTREACH CENTER: Our Outreach Program provides pregnant women and mothers with individual and group support to address issues that may be causing stress and create plans for a successful future. Services include: *Material assistance such as clothing, diapers, food, baby and nursery supplies *Referrals for financial/material assistance *Referrals to adoption agencies (if desired) *Life-skills Classes: –Pregnancy health –Parenting –Finance / budgeting –Career counseling / interview skills –English as a second language –Many more!
- We have served more than 10,500 women and children through our residential and outreach assistance programs since 1994.
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