Helping Your Teen Find a Job: Job Hunting

Helping your teen find their first job can be challenging. Learn more about some of the job-hunting tips we teach our young people at Mercy Home.

Computer and Internet Resources for Homework

Access to computers and the internet is an important part of being a student in today’s world. For people who don’t have these tools at home, there are several options in the Chicago area.

Five Things Our Kids Can Look Forward to this Year

Read more about how lessons we’ve learned at Mercy Home have taught us that partnering with your child’s education is a formula for success!

Noshing with Nyah Does BBQ

Cook alongside Mercy Home’s Chef Nyah as she grills up Korean BBQ Short Rib Tacos, Kale Slaw, and Corn on the Cob with Scallion Butter.

7 Fun Ways to Teach Teens Job-Readiness Skills

Mom and social worker Amy Williams suggests seven ways to help your teen learn job-readiness skills to help them get – and keep – a job!

Fish Tanks Provide Therapeutic Benefits at Mercy Home

At Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, fish tanks are a recognizable theme in many common spaces. Learn about the therapeutic benefits of fish tanks and how their presence can be calming for our boys and girls.

EEG Neurofeedback Helps Youth Regulate Energy & Emotions

Mercy Home is investing in innovative neurofeedback technology, which represents a step forward in serving the mental health needs of our kids.

Speaker Series: Making Meetings Meaningful

Mercy Home’s Speaker Series Workshop will feature Arnie Aronoff, who will discuss how to make meetings in adolescent mental health settings more meaningful.

In the Kitchen with Nyah: Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza

Join our Manager of Food Service Operations, Nyah Griffin, as she shares her Mercy Home-famous recipe for Thanksgiving Leftover Pizza. Huge thanks to Nyah for sharing her delicious recipe!