Mercy Home is a lifeline for children like Kelly.

Give today 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

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Nevaeh Excels in School With Mercy Home’s Support

Nevaeh was tired of being let down by everyone in her life. Her dad didn’t even stick around long enough...

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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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5 Things to Know Before Running a Marathon

The marathon is just a day away. You’ve overcome injuries, long runs, and intense training in all kinds of weather....

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Jacob Finds Comfort and Healing

From an outsider’s perspective, Jacob’s family seemed like any other. From an outsider’s perspective, Jacob’s family seemed like any other....

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St. Thérèse of Lisieux

Every October 1, the month begins with the feast day of St. Thérèse of Lisieux. Thérèse was born in 1873...

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