The mission of Misericordia/Heart of Mercy is to support individuals with developmental disabilities in maximizing their level of independence and self-determination within an environment that fosters spirituality, dignity, respect and enhancement of qualify of life. Misericordia promotes the development of natural family and community support, community awareness, education and advocacy.
Today, Misericordia is proud to support more than 600 children and adults with a wide range of developmental disabilities from all racial, religious and socio-economic backgrounds. Misericordia offers a continuum of care to meet their diverse needs. These include: residential placement and day-to-day support; job training and employment opportunities; physical, occupational and speech therapy; fitness and healthy living guidance; social and recreational outings; and opportunities for spiritual growth.
By caring for the most vulnerable members of our society, Misericordia can reach out to persons with profound disabilities and touch their lives as well as those of their families and friends who want the best for them but cannot provide it at home.
Each resident of Misericordia is a unique and loved person made by God with a purpose in life. No matter how wrapped up in mystery that purpose seems to us, Misericordia is committed to making each day the best day for them as well as their families and friends.