-Factsheet-

Pro-life center

Alpha Women’s Center is a pro-life pregnancy center with a heart for the woman suspecting that she might be pregnant. Our vision and mission are to glorify God as a Christ-centered resource for affirming the sanctity of human life from conception to the grave.

Service provision

Our Des Moines office is open 3 days each week, and our Ankeny location is open 2 days each week. In addition to the Executive Director, we have 4 part-time staff, and about a dozen trained volunteers.

Charity status

AWC is a duly organized non-profit corporation recognized by the State of Iowa and by the United States Internal Revenue Service as a not-for-profit educational service organization. Alpha is affiliated with Life Matters Worldwide of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dependent on donors

Alpha receives no government funding-we are solely dependent on the generous support of our donors.

Community-driven

70% of our clients are referred to us by friends, family, or themselves. Alpha is where friends send friends!

Recent statistics

Statistics for Calendar year 2017 (Des Moines and Ankeny locations combined)

Number of visits
22662300
22662300
Number of individual clients
507550
507550
New clients
295550
295550
Number of pregnancy tests
148200
148200
Babies born
64100
64100
Babies due
89100
89100
Clients under age 30
63%100%
63%100%

We praise God for all that He does through the Alpha Women’s Center, for the help He brings to the young women, moms, babies, and families in the Des Moines and Ankeny area.