Mercy Neighborhood Ministries is a contracted provider of Council on Aging offering the following services:
- personal care services
Mercy Neighborhood Ministries is a multi-purpose human services agency, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy.
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.
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
- ABLE/GED classes
- Basic computer education
- Workplace & Life Skills Training
If you know someone who could benefit from our services, please make a referral by contacting Mary Lou Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or by calling her at 513.751.2500 Ext. 215.