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THE AMHERST HOUSE

The Amherst Residence is a non-denominational Christ-centered residence that nurtures and protects new life by providing a safe haven for pregnant and parenting young women with support for the baby and family.

The Amherst Residence is a non-denominational Christ-centered residence that nurtures and protects new life by providing a safe haven for pregnant and parenting young women with support for the baby and family. We are here to serve young women and families ages 16-24 in need of a loving & nurturing environment during their time of pregnancy & beyond.

 

MISSION

 

The Amherst Residence empowers and equips vulnerable young mothers, babies and families for lives of hope, dignity and self-sufficiency.

 

PHILOSOPHY

 

The Amherst Residence respects individuals at all stages of life and fosters loving, family-centered and faith-based values. We believe in giving birth to dreams and that we are responsible for one another.

 

VISION

 

The Amherst Residence aims to provide for the immediate physical and emotional needs of our residents including shelter, food, clothing and a supportive community. We help mothers connect with the appropriate agencies and resources including prenatal care, health insurance, educational programs, vocational programs and housing. We aim to support parents in reaching both short-term and long-term goals and treating every person with dignity and respect.

 

Download the Full Form for Amherst House to learn more