Mentors Change Young Lives

Friends First mentors change young lives. Anyone interested in learning more about the program and meeting the Friends First staff can attend one of two information sessions held each month.

Press Releases

Mercy Model in Schools Workshop Teaches Trauma-Informed Care

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A group of educators representing 16 Chicagoland schools gathered at Mercy Home for a two-day workshop on using trauma-informed classroom strategies.

Mercy Home Receives Serve Illinois Grant

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Mercy Home for Boys & Girls received a grant from Serve Illinois in support of 12 AmeriCorps members serving in its MercyWorks program.

Dzuękuję bardzo Means ‘Thank You Very Much’

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Our annual fundraiser for education, Graduates' Luncheon, shared several moving and inspirational testimonials from our young people.