Programs at Mercy Home

We give kids the power to achieve.

Mercy Home believes every child has the potential to make positive decisions for his or her own well-being. Mercy Home provides kids in crisis with the support and guidance they need to realize their own potential and make adapt positive decisions.

Whether living full time at Mercy Home, participating in activities with other former residents through our AfterCare program, or spending a few hours a month with a positive adult role model, young people have many opportunities at Mercy Home to build confidence and acquire the skills they need to build successful futures.

Learn more about our programs for young people:

Residential   This program provides kids in crisis with a safe, structured environment where they can begin to heal and work toward a positive future.

AfterCare   A program that provides continued, active connection to Mercy Home for former residents, AfterCare helps ensure youth make successful transitions back into the community and continue to build on the progress made while living at Mercy Home.

Friends First   This volunteer-based program provides local youth, living outside of Mercy Home, with positive adult mentors and role models from the Chicago area.

Read about some of the youth involved in Mercy Home’s programs.

Mercy Home also offers Sunday Mass, a weekly televised Mass that reaches out to the homebound living in the Chicago area.