Causes: Human Services
Mission: Provides 24-hour residential services, education, counseling, case management and care programs for pregnant women in need and their babies.
Programs: Gerard house, inc. Is a private non-profit maternity home organized for the purpose of providing 24-hour residential services, education, counseling, case management and care programs for needy pregnant women and their babies. The program provides services upholding the principles of the catholic church, with emphasis on the poor and underserved teen mothers of the region. These services, which provide an alternative to abortion, are available for the full term of a pregnancy and for up to two months following the birth of the infant. During the fiscal year ended june 30, 2014, services were provided to 22 women ranging in age from 16 to 20 years, and 12 babies. Gerard house also coordinates distribution of infant care products and furnishings to those in the community that are in need that are never residents of the home. This includes continued education and ged programs, nutrition, parenting and health education programs.
gerard house, inc. Also provided $50,784 in uncompensated care to women unable to pay.