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Mercy HouseMercy House is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Father Jerome T. Karcher. In the last 12 months, Mercy House has helped nearly 600 individuals remain in their homes, served nearly 2,000 people at access centers, aided more than 3,600 in emergency shelter programs, transitioned more than 190 people out of temporary shelters, and facilitated permanent housing for over 400. Donate directly!

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Sylvia’s Serenity Sober Living ( has three locations; two in Riverside, California and one in Hemet, California. These homes are all fully furnished, have onsite mentoring and bible study programs and have internet access for online job searches. Transportation to treatment centers and Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings is provided. All homes are conveniently located near bus terminals, grocery stores and shopping centers, and have onsite house moms. Residents are expected to be active participants in their treatment, and must submit to random drug screenings and engage in mandatory self-help meetings.


News Release: 12.16.2012 No More Poverty Supports Clean & Serene Homes for Homeless Women & Children in Riverside County