Who We Are

Lighthouse Pregnancy and Health Services is a Christian-based ministry that advocates the sanctity of human life. We believe in giving factual, practical and complete information on prenatal development, adoption, abortion, and parenting to our clients. Our desire is to help individuals make the most informed decision regarding their pregnancy. 

What We Do

Our goal at Lighthouse Pregnancy and Health Services is to provide support and practical assistance for women during and after pregnancy. All services are free of charge and include the following:

  • Free pregnancy testing

  • Life affirming limited ultrasounds

  • Accurate and complete information on pregnancy, parenting, adoption, abstinence, and abortion;

  • Abstinence education for school classrooms and youth groups

  • Medical and social service referrals

  • Post-abortion peer counseling

  • Pregnancy Loss and Early Infant Death peer counseling

  • Speakers for churches and civic organizations

  • Material assistance for mother and baby

  • Parenting classes

  • Prenatal and childbirth education

Our Mission

Save the life of a child, Transform an at risk family, Do it again tomorrow.

Our Vision

Lighthouse Pregnancy & Health Services envisions a culture where men and women faced with pregnancy decisions are transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ and empowered to choose life for their unborn children and abundant life for their families.

Our History

In 2002 the teen pregnancy rate in Fayette County was 19.7%. Previously Fayette County was second per capita to Cook County in teen pregnancies.  Many residents felt a need to seek a solution to this problem.  God laid this need on the hearts of several people in various churches. The birth of the pregnancy center was an answer to the prayers of many residents in our community. Fast forward to 2016 and you will see the Lighthouse Pregnancy and Health Services offers free ultrasounds and STD testing to aid in our life saving mission. We are proud to be a part of a growing mission committed to living out the principles that we were taught through the life and instructions of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Our Staff

Our staff is passionate about sharing the love of Christ, seeing lives changed and saving babies from abortion.

Tamela S. Polanin, LCPC - Executive Director

Tamela Polanin, LCPC

Executive Director


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Cindy Hof, RN

Nurse Manager



Erin Klug

Financial Director & SRA Educator



Diamond Young

Client Services Director



Tami Washburn

Administrative Assistant



Diane Jahraus

Boutique Coordinator

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Mary Jo Ritter

Asst. Boutique Coordinator

Our Board of Directors

Also board members to:

  • Joe Sefton

  • Carolann Crothers

  • Mary White

  • Adrienne Kinney

  • Carl Chrisman

  • Stacey Austin

  • Larry Hopkins

  • Larry Daniel


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