About

Mercy Home of Ohio Is...

a Christ-centered maternity home serving the needs of at-risk pregnant women of all ages and their babies. We are privately funded by individuals, agencies and churches and are an affiliate of Heartbeat International and a member of the National Maternity Home Coalition. Mercy Home plans to open our doors in the Fall of 2018. 

Mercy Home of Ohio provides cost-free housing throughout the duration of pregnancy and continuing for a predetermined amount of time post-birth in a home setting guided by house parents.  

We offer:

  • Food and housing
  • Access to medical care
  • Discipleship & counseling
  • Life Skills Building:
    • Childbirth preparation
    • Parenting
    • Money Management
    • Nutrition & Cooking
    • Education advancement
    • Job attainment
  • Transition planning

Criteria for admission:

Pregnant, any age with verification of pregnancy and need for housing, minors must have parental or custodial consent, admission must be voluntary

Admission procedures:

  1. Informational tour
  2. Submit application packet
  3. Provide proof of pregnancy
  4. Intake interview
  5. Drug screening
  6. Admission decision made within 24 hours of intake interview and move in date scheduled

Mercy Home of Ohio is not a good fit if:

  • you are a pregnant woman with other children in your care
  • you are looking for a temporary shelter
  • in active addiction

For more information, contact us