Brighter Futures Start With You

Since 1887, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls has provided children and families with healing and tools to build brighter futures. It gives children who’ve experienced abuse, neglect, or violence a safe home, educational support, and career guidance.

20 %
of our high school seniors graduated.
therapy sessions were provided to kids and their families.
15 %
of youth living with us advanced to the next grade.

Our Programs


Youth Residential Program

Young people live with us full time in a safe, structured, and supportive home. Read More >>


Community Care Program

Provides support and continued connection to our Home for former residents and for families. Read More >>

Friends First Mentoring

Volunteer mentors make a lifetime of difference in the lives of children. Read More >>

News from Mercy Home

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5 Keys To Help Kids Avoid Violence

It’s hard for parents to know kids are receiving the right message about violence. We put together a list of...

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Mercy Home Alum Returns with Recipe for Success

As Head Chef, Alan Mares-Green is a friendly and familiar face at Mercy Home’s cafeteria. His energy is upbeat, even...

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Mercy Home Garden Kickoff

While many rainy days in spring keep our city streets drenched, the bounty of rain made for a wonderful Garden...

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With Support, Teen Overcomes Grief and Anger

To this day, whenever he closes his eyes, Malik can see the flashes of neon red and blue through his...

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