Education can change Xavier’s story

Education is the cornerstone of every child’s success at Mercy Home. Give today and your  gift will go 3X as far to help our kids build brighter futures.

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

Leila and Amari outside

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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Teen girl sitting on the floor

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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Mercy Home Life Lessons Benefit Next Generation

Every other Saturday morning, Brandon Mosley brings his twin 15-year-old sons, Jamal and Jeremy, to the Mercy Home basketball gym...

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Educator Creates Soccer Club Where Learning is the Goal

Jake Pizzitola, an education resources coordinator at Mercy Home appreciates the many facilities available to those in our care.  After...

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