Permanent Housing and Caring Support
Tender Mercies provides more than housing. Each resident has his/her own room with a key. All buildings have round the clock staffing and residents are provided with ongoing support from compassionate and experienced staff. Living in a welcoming community with security & dignity is essential for recovery.
Amenities & Features
Private rooms with a key
Bathrooms with showers on each floor with lock for privacy
Secure buildings with 24/7 staffing
Meals provided by volunteers; shared kitchens available for resident use
Internet & cable TV in common spaces
Foot clinics, library, on-site convenience store, and other services
Activities & Social Groups
Sports & Cultural Outings
Assistance with securing and maintaining benefits (SSI, food stamps & Medicaid)
Support Services for improving health, well-being, & self-sufficiency
How to Apply for Housing
We accept referrals from Coordinated Entry, a program of Strategies to End Homelessness. There is also an "open" referral system, however the waiting list can be lengthy. Applicants must be homeless with a history of severe and persistent mental illness.
CMHA is partnering with Tender Mercies to offer project based assistance for newly constructed efficiency and One bedroom units in the West End. This project will house homeless persons with mental illnesses. Pre-applications will be accepted in person at 27 West 12th Street between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday - Wednesday starting on August 26, 2019. For more information please call 513-639-7042.