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Building Great Futures with Great Charity

EMC Frontline began 40 years ago with an accidental conversation outside an abortion clinic in Manhattan at 7:30 in the morning. That first conversation led to the first baby saved from abortion by founder Chris Slattery and the founding of EMC Frontline, which is dedicated to supporting young women in need find a path to keeping their baby and living full lives.

We sign women up for insurance. We get them medical care. We give them the supplies they need, like diapers.

Our Mission
Our Vision
Our Goal

Vision & Mission

Helping Us, Help Others

We are Expectant Mother Care (EMC) Frontline and we bring hope to women and families in need across New York City.We provide free pregnancy counselling, practical resources, postpartum support, and educational supports.Do you think you’re pregnant? Come down to any of our pregnancy centers for a free pregnancy test. All of our sites have a nurse on duty.

Making a difference

43,000 Lives Changed

Since we began, EMC Frontline has helped over 150,000 New York women and their families with a choice. That has resulted in 43,000 babies saved.

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“We learned that providing free resources is critical—like ultrasounds, helpful education resources, and compassionate counsellors who share hope and help. That’s what makes the difference for vulnerable families and at-risk youth. We’re averaging two and a half saves a day now. We’ve saved tens of thousands of babies, and it all started with that one on a plaza in front of an office building on Park Avenue, 40 years ago.”

Chris Slattery, EMC Frontline founder


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