Welcome to Mary’s Shelter!
Our mission is to provide a transitional, caring, educational, spiritual and supportive housing environment for pregnant women and their babies offering a pathway to self-sufficiency, and a life of dignity and respect.
Since opening in 2010, Mary’s Shelter of the Treasure Coast has had over 100 women live at our shelter during their pregnancy, gaining valuable parenting, work and life skills during their stay. Some women stay for the duration of their pregnancy, while others stay for only a few months. All of the mothers assisted have left our shelter as stronger, more independent women.
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Saving lives two at a time, in my case they saved three. I moved into Mary’s Shelter in January 2013, where shortly after I discovered I was pregnant with twins. Now in a safe place and off the streets, I was able to focus on what I needed to do for the babies and myself. Mary Shelter was very supportive of all my decisions and helped me achieve the goals that I set to better myself. I chose to place the babies up for adoption and in the struggle the staff helped lift me up when I was down about my decision. While at Mary shelter I received my GED and gained lots of knowledge about everyday life situations. I also completed a case plan to regain custody of my 14 year old son. After finishing my time at Mary’s Shelter I moved into my own place with my 14 year old son. I stay in contact with Mary Shelter and they are always willing to talk to me when things seem unbearable. I would recommend Mary’s Shelter to any woman in a tight situation who needs help because they do really focus on saving lives two at a time. ”