Benefits of being a Heartbeat International Affiliate

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Largest international network of pregnancy help ministries. Affiliates participate in a network whose vast, God-given vision advances the pregnancy help movement worldwide.

Discount of 20%. This affiliate-only discount on Heartbeat resources applies to most trainings, manuals, and webinars.

Option Line. Affiliates in the U.S. and Canada qualify to be listed on this 24-hour, English and Spanish referral hotline. This hotline advertises the services of pregnancy help organizations and connects women in need with their nearest Heartbeat International affiliate. Option Line® offers this service 24/7 by toll-free phone calls, text messaging and live chat. For details on how your center can qualify for Option Line, call (614) 802-2808 during normal business hours, EST. Click here to learn how your Heartbeat-affiliated organization can forward your hotline to Option Line.

Comprehensive services. Heartbeat nurtures all aspects of our affiliates, from spiritual growth to workaday stewardship. We serve organizations as they strive to fulfill their vision, and we serve the team members who carry out that vision on a daily basis. Heartbeat affiliation offers you resources that help key staff, board, and workers at any level of your organization. From startup to long-standing services, from intervention basics to medical expansion, from pregnancy help to housing and more, Heartbeat is ready to come alongside with support. Heartbeat assistance and consultation is as close as complimentary phone call or e-mail for affiliates in the U.S. and Canada. International affiliate consults (English language) are also available via email and Skype.

Timely ePublications and The Best of Heartbeat digest. Affiliates may subscribe to Heartbeat’s electronic newsletters (e-zines) on specialized topics. These dynamic, easy-to-read publications are jam-packed with spiritual refreshment as well as ideas for programs, fundraising, and client resources, in addition to news about other affiliates and national events. All affiliates receive The Best of Heartbeat™ digest twice a year.

Complimentary Affiliates-Only material. Password-protected material is accessible through our website’s Affiliates-Only section. Heartbeat’s up-to-date, on-demand, downloadable, and accurate information for pregnancy help ministries includes talking points, resource updates, medical studies, Heartbeat fact sheets, and much more.

Representation and defense. Heartbeat’s Babies Go To Congress® program works with affiliates to create an environment where the great work of pregnancy help ministries can flourish. Affiliates can gain priceless expertise in defending against legislative attacks while developing excellent marketing materials in the process. Your center can also give moms a character-building experience when you participate in Babies Go To Congress. 

Sexual Integrity Program. Heartbeat’s comprehensive approach reaches out to clients with a message of sexual wholeness. The Sexual Integrity™ Program has elements that can help every client discover her identity as an image-bearer of God, and learn to live out her sexuality in a true, excellent, honest and pure way. Heartbeat is available to answer all of your questions.

Conferences and specialized trainings. Heartbeat trainings come to you live, online, and on-demand through programs such as the Annual Conference, Heartbeat Institute for Center Effectiveness℠, and webinars through the Heartbeat Academy.

Life-affirming Specialist (LAS) Certification. Heartbeat International and Seminars 2000 have partnered to develop a professional designation for those working in life-affirming ministries, raising the credibility of those professionals. Life-Affirming Specialist™ Certification communicates a high level of study, competency, and familiarity with the latest research and findings related to life-affirming information and training. 

On-site training and consultation. Heartbeat affiliates qualify for exceptional discounts on a variety of training topics.
Appointment-setting for your center during off-hours. Through Option Line’s PlusLink™ service, your clients can set appointments at your center, even after regular business hours.

Web design for your center. Extend Web Services provides affiliates with a wide selection of websites and connectivity levels.

First year’s affiliation gratis. If your center is a startup, Heartbeat helps you get on your feet with a free year of membership.

Consultations for building center effectiveness. Many affiliates find great value in Heartbeat’s Center 360° Assessment℠, as well as legal and medical reviews through the Institute for Center Effectiveness℠.

Heartbeat’s Worldwide Directory Desk Reference™. All affiliates receive a complimentary copy of this annually updated pregnancy help ministry reference.

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