Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC)

ARC provides non-directive information and support to parents through antenatal screening and its consequences.

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  • To provide help and information for parents about antenatal screening and diagnosis, and non-directive support in decision making when a fetal anomaly is diagnosed in their baby
  • To represent the views of our members in media, Parliament and the NHS
  • To train and support healthcare professionals.

Services provided:

  • National helpline – via phone and email
  • Trained peer support volunteers
  • Specialised bereavement support services
  • Online information and support
  • Training for health care professionals

Also provides:

  • A parent contact network which offers individual support from trained volunteers who have had similar experiences
  • Continued support, whatever decisions parents make about the future of the pregnancy
  • Using parents’ experiences to influence professional practice through training, talks, conferences and networking.

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday, 10.00am – 5.30pm.


345 City Road

Phone: 020 7713 7356
Helpline number: 0845 077 2290 or 0207 713 7486

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