Our Affiliates

The Guiding Star Center model is one of flexibility. By giving our affiliates the freedom to partner with their community, move forward building relationships, and address their greatest needs at a local level, we are able to support each community in its uniqueness while maintaining consistency within our mission and vision. Each of our affiliates is at a different stage of development and moving forward within their community in a unique way. While the path may look different from city to city, all of our affiliates are working toward the same ultimate goal – doing their part to be leaders within their community, uniting local organizations, and lighting the way to a Culture of Life.

Our official Guiding Star locations are noted on this map above. Click here for information on how you can bring a Guiding Star location to your area or connect with those already working to bring a center to your area!

Since its founding in 1976—by two physicians and a group of local citizens—Wakota has focused on addressing the needs of pregnant women and their children. For more than four decades, we have promoted and provided positive alternatives to abortion, along with the support and assistance women need to successfully carry their pregnancies to term, care for their infants, and build healthy families. We offer women a continuum of health and wellness services, from natural fertility and family planning to pregnancy and childbirth, to breastfeeding and postpartum, to family life. We are looking forward to expanding our medical and mental health services in late 2022.

Guiding Star Siouxland is Building a Culture of Life through supporting and educating women to understand, embrace, and love their natural bodies. Founded in 2016 as Guiding Star Orange City, their services began to grow and flourish throughout the entire Siouxland community, which led to the change of name and location in February of 2022. 

Located in Sioux Center, Iowa, Guiding Star Siouxland has grown out of Orange City FertilityCare which began in 2012 . Orange City FertilityCare teaches the Creighton Model FertilityCare System and NaPro Technology. Through these Natural Fertility regulation programs, the local community became interested in learning more about natural fertility. It has been a natural progression to begin the process of opening a Guiding Star Center in their new location in Sioux Center, IA. Guiding Star Siouxland is so very proud and honored to be a part of the Guiding Star Project Family.

At the September 2017 gala for House of Hope Pregnancy in El Paso, TX, our vision was shared for full women’s healthcare services in El Paso, and Guiding Star El Paso was officially launched! We are working hard to bring a fully licensed medical center to this community within the next year.

Guiding Star Marshalltown opened our doors in June 2020. We offer
life-affirming care, support and educational resources for women and
families. Services include Creighton Model Fertility Care, Cycle Show
Workshops, Mother/Daughter and Father/Son classes, as well as
support for Pregnancy, Childbirth, Breastfeeding, Mom/Baby Care,
Parenting, Miscarriage/Infant Loss, Post-abortion, Marriage Enrichment
and Baby/Family Photography. Please visit our website to see how we
can serve you!

Our mission at Guiding Star Memphis is to educate, support, and empower women and families in a natural, holistic approach to their health and wellbeing. Our vision is we will be a leader in the Mid-South in providing the information and formation on a natural, holistic approach to health and well-being to women and families. Our core values consist of compassion, education, respect for all life, authenticity, empowering women and families, collaborative, welcoming, and mental and physical support systems. 

In February 2022 Guiding Star Tampa became an affiliate of the Guiding Star Project. Our mission is to provide holistic women’s care and pregnancy and birthing services to the Tampa Bay area. Tammara (Tammy) Masut is one of the founding members of Guiding Star Tampa and currently serves as the Clinical Director and interim Executive Director. Guiding Star Tampa is aligned with the foundation of the national project and its purpose-driven mission. Guiding Star Tampa only exists as a virtual (internet) location at present.

If you would like to learn more about the affiliation process or are interested in bringing a Guiding Star Center to your community we would love to hear from you!

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