Throughout the year, the incredible work M.E.R.C.Y. does to fight hunger and homelessness in the communities is crucial. As we head into the Thanksgiving season, GreatNonprofits.org believes M.E.R.C.Y.'s work deserves special recognition from donors and supporters.
M.E.R.C.Y. Communities (Mentors, Empowerment and Resource for Change in Young families) provides affordable housing and support services to those in need of help building a new future. Founded in 1999, M.E.R.C.Y. Communities offers homeless and at-risk women along with their children a safe place to overcome hardships and build a solid foundation for life.
Our goal is to help individuals reach their fullest potential by encouraging and mentoring them. Some of the services we provide include counseling, parenting classes, budgeting, support groups, job or vocational training and other valuable life skills. In addition, we offer aftercare services to helpfamilies as they transition into permanent housing. M.E.R.C.Y. Communities ultimate goal is to help individuals and families develop ahealthy vision of themselves and who they can become.
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