Misericordia Home

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Formation1921; 102 years ago (1921)
Type501(c)(3) non-profit organization
HeadquartersChicago, Illinois, U.S.

Misericordia Home is a not-for-profit developmental home for persons with mild to profound developmental disabilities in Chicago, Illinois. It is run by the Sisters of Mercy and operated under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Chicago.[1] It began as a maternity hospital for women of meager means in 1921, and expanded to serve young children with developmental disabilities by 1954.[2] It currently supports more than 600 children and adults with developmental disabilities.