Services We Offer

Mary's Shelter provides a loving home and supervised structure for girls ages 12 through 17 who are pregnant, or are who parenting a child, and need a place to live. Our two homes are licensed as Level 12 Group Homes by the State of California: license #306000793 and #300613291.

We provide:

  • Housing for up to 18 girls and 12 babies, with one pregnant teen plus one teen mother and her baby sharing a room
  • Supervision and care by our loving and trained staff on a 24/7 basis
  • Bilingual staff in English and Spanish
  • Access to quality medical care - prenatal, post-delivery and pediatric - plus monitoring of healthy behaviors and administration of prescribed medications
  • Opportunities for Judeo-Christian spiritual formation
  • Continuing progress in school at our own Mary's Academy
  • Parenting education and coaching plus support for girls choosing adoption
  • Individual, family, and group counseling by our staff social workers
  • Family counseling to help reunify teen mothers with their families
  • Case management to teach independent living skills and assist with job preparation, college applications, and legal emancipation
  • Volunteer Tutors to help you succeed in school and Volunteer Mentors to accompany you on the journey of motherhood.
  • Also licensed as an AB12 provider for Non Minor Dependent mothers aged 18 to 20.