Veronica's Home of Mercy I and Veronica's Home of Mercy II, long-term Catholic/Christian residential homes, are committed to providing a home for adult pregnant women and their children as a healthy alternative to abortion, domestic violence, substance abuse and/or homelessness. Veronica's Home of Mercy provides a loving and affirming atmosphere that will restore dignity to women. The goal is to enable the individual woman to integrate into society and live with a renewed sense of her own worth and dignity. It is important to know that Veronica's Home of Mercy has never refused admission to any woman because of race, creed or lack of funds.

Veronica's Home of Mercy I

 

Veronica's Home of Mercy II

 

The Program

Our Program is extensive and comprehensive. Qualified staff provide drug and alcohol counseling, twelve-step meetings, child care, transportation, life skills and 24-hour supervision. In collaboration with ten other institutions and professional programs within the community Veronica's Home of Mercy offers the following:

Mental Health
Budgeting
Coping Skills
Cooking
Bible Sharing
Child Care
Drug & Alcohol Rehab
Prenatal Classes
Domestic Violence Education & Counseling
Dental Hygiene
Rape Crisis Counseling
Extensive Parenting Classes
Family Counseling
GED Preparation
Self Reliance and Child Development Education
Tutoring

 

Veronica's Home of Mercy has deep roots in the community. We are committed to the larger community, and the larger community is committed and involved with Veronica's Home of Mercy.

After Care

Follow through is very important. It can mean the difference between a resident's success and failure. Casa Merced I Casa Merced II and Casa Merced III are our re-entry homes. These single-family residential homes are reserved for women who have finished the program at Veronica's Home of Mercy and are doing extremely well but are in need of some assistance until they finish school. These homes provide a more relaxed atmosphere and greater independence. The low rent and access to the support of the staff helps ease the women back into society.

We encourage our residents to keep in touch with us. Our staff, in-house classes and activities are readily available to our graduates. If they leave in good standing we invite them to come back and celebrate holidays and birthdays with us. This is especially helpful for those who have no family.

 

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