About Mercy


House of Mercy is home to 11 vital human service and health care related programs and, on average, houses nearly 170 women and children in the residential treatment program. During their stay, women gain the skills they need to live independently, deal with addiction, overcome the effects of trauma and effectively parent their children.

House of Mercy provides women and their children with essential services – including transitional housing; meals; transportation; licensed child care; individual, group and family therapy; relapse prevention education and therapy; 12-step meetings; primary medical care and classes in communication, parenting and nutrition.

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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