Mercy Neighborhood Ministries

DeSales Crossings Center
Cincinnati  OH  45206
http://mercyneighborhoodministries.org


Phone: 513-751-2500
Phone Extension: N/A

Area(s) Served:
Hamilton County

Contracted Provider:
PASSPORT

Description:

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries is a contracted provider of Council on Aging offering the following services:

  • homemaking
  • personal care services

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries is a multi-purpose human services agency, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy.

Caregiver Training

Mercy Neighborhood Ministries provides ongoing training, employment, and retention support for women and men striving to attain self-sufficiency by working as home care aides. These individuals then give back to others by providing compassionate home care for impoverished older adults suffering from infirmity and/or loneliness in their inner-city neighborhoods. 

Senior Programs

Advocacy for seniors 60 years and older living in 45206 and 45207 zip codes consisting of:

  • Assistance with budgeting and writing monthly checks
  • Assistance with understanding paperwork from government agencies, doctors, etc.
  • Accompany to appointments at Social Security office, doctors, etc., in order to help understand individual situation and assist with recertification
  • Place phone calls to agencies to access situation
  • Assist with fill out paperwork

Crisis Assistance - Hours Monday through Thursday 9am-11:30am:

  • Assist with paying rent, utilities or medications if criteria met
  • Food Pantry - food bag to feed one person for three days
  • Monthly Special "Pantry Day" held the third Tuesday of each month which includes blood pressure check and health assessment with van transportation
  • Benefit Bank / Income Tax Filing

Prevention of Social Isolation:

  • Telephone visits
  • Spiritual visits and regular home visits
  • Activities such as Birthday and Christmas parties
  • Birthday card delivery

Grandparent Support Group:

  • Monthly meeting for grand parents raising their grand children facilitated by licensed social worker

Education Services

  • ABLE/GED classes
  • Basic computer education
  • Workplace & Life Skills Training

Referrals

If you know someone who could benefit from our services, please make a referral by contacting Mary Lou Wolf at mlwolf@mnministries.org. Or by calling her at 513.751.2500 Ext. 215.