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About Mercy Housing Northwest
Mercy Housing is creating stable, vibrant and healthy communities for its residents. We build homes, transform lives and help families, individuals and seniors become self-sufficient by providing permanent housing with supportive services for our families. We’ve helped over 100 families build and purchase their own homes.
Mercy Housing Northwest is grounded in the commitment of our five founding communities to address the housing needs of low-income individuals and families. Representatives of the five communities (Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, Sisters of Providence, Dominican Sisters of Tacoma and Dominican Sisters of Adrian) sit on Mercy Housing Northwest’s Board of Directors and keep the organization focused on its mission and values.
Providing a home that families and individuals can afford is a valuable service. Some households need more. And we provide it. We call this coordination of housing and services “Service-Enriched Housing.”
What does Resident Services or Service-Enriched housing mean?
- After school tutoring & homework club for students
- Exercise, health and wellness opportunities
- Nutrition workshops and healthy cooking classes
- Tax prep and EITC assistance
- Emergency food assistance
- ESL & employment coaching
The goal of Service-Enriched Housing is to help families achieve stability and then to enhance that stability. It is stability that can be the greatest preventative measure to help families avoid homelessness. We accomplish this through dedicated and highly-motivated staff, extensive community partnerships, and a focus on programs that contribute to resident success and outcomes that can be measured.Learn More About Resident Services
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We are proud to serve our residents and Northwest communities through the development of affordable housing and resident services. Donate today to help us continue our mission!
Collaborative Partnerships Create a Culture of Progressive Education Written by: Joe Thompson President, MHNW Sterling Meadows Apartments in Bellingham has been a huge success, with its highly impactful student-focused early learning educational program. Youth who have attended our out-of-school time programs at Sterling Meadows have attained on-time graduation rates which outpace those of the wealthiestRead More
VANCOUVER, WA – Today, Mercy Housing Northwest and PeaceHealth celebrated the groundbreaking of Mercy-PeaceHealth Family Housing, an affordable housing community comprised of 69 apartment homes in Vancouver. This collaborative development between Mercy Housing Northwest and PeaceHealth will help address the critical need for affordable, family-sized housing, with most homes dedicated to two and three-bedroom apartments.Read More
Authored by: Joe Thompson Mercy Housing Northwest President At Mercy Housing Northwest (MHNW), affordable housing is a platform for positive transformation, especially for our youth. Bellingham’s Sterling Meadows Apartments is a shining example. Over the last decade-and-a-half, youth who have attended our out-of-school time programs at Sterling Meadows Apartments have attained on-time graduation rates which outpaceRead More
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Mercy Housing Northwest owns and operates 59 properties throughout 22 counties in Washington and Idaho, providing 5,500 economically poor children and families a place to call home. We’ve also helped over 100 families build and purchase their own homes.
We hope you’ll join us in building the next one.Learn More