Mercy Hospice opened in 1976 to assist homeless women stabilize their lives and achieve self-sufficiency. Named for its original sponsors - the Sisters of Mercy - Mercy Hospice provides housing and social services to women in recovery from substance abuse, in particular mothers with young children. Women are offered life skills, parenting education, case management, recreational and enrichment programs, and child care in a safe and loving environment.
For more information on Mercy Hospice please visit: www.mercyhospicephilly.org
Associated with the work of Mercy Hospice, McAuley House opened in 1998 to provide specialized care for medically fragile homeless women.