Around 94 percent of our kids come from single-parent households where, more often than not, fathers are not in the picture. Fortunately, at Mercy Home, there are many coworkers who serve as father figures for our kids.
When Sal began arguing with his mom all the time, it became clear to both of them that something needed to change – he needed direction.
Our annual fundraiser for education, Graduates’ Luncheon, shared several moving and inspirational testimonials from our young people.
Fr. Scott Donahue discusses how pride can cause us to cause harm to one another and how the antidote to this kind of pride is love and forgiveness.
In partnership with the Kennedy Forum, Mercy Home coworkers discussed the impact of adverse childhood experiences, (or ACEs), on child development & health.
Join our Partners in Prayer to pray for young people like Ryan, who found confidence, stability, and opportunity at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls.
Long before Mercy Home’s Walsh Girls Campus opened in 1987, our Rita Clubs provided safe and affordable housing to young women in Chicago.
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!
Pentecost is a special time that allows us to fully experience the majesty of the Father, Son, & the Holy Spirit. We must trust something beyond ourselves.
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.
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