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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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After Cloud of Grief, Hope Emerges

Leila still remembers every detail of her grandmother’s funeral. The overwhelming scent of flowers, the sympathetic murmurs of friends and...

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Taking Steps to Prevent Suicide

Though difficult to talk about, suicide is a growing public health problem in the United States. It is also one...

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Lego Club Connects Fun and Group Therapy 

Mercy Home therapists help our kids manage their stress and heal from past traumas.  But Mercy Home therapist Francisco Adame...

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Sweet Sixteen: Have Mercy! Gala Celebrates Sixteenth Year

This year’s 16th annual Have Mercy! spring gala was a tremendous success, thanks to our Associate Board members and friends...

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