"A Home for the Terminally Ill"

Mercy House is a community care shelter which provides a home and a supportive family to people with terminal illnesses who can no longer remain at home. Residents spend their final days surrounded by their loved ones, and the love of Mercy House staff and volunteers. The mission of Mercy House is to unconditionally accept each resident and ensure that they are treated with dignity, respect and compassion.

Residents receive quality care in a home-like environment that includes:

  • 24-hour care as an alternative to nursing home, hosp>ital or at-home care
  • Private bedrooms with cable TV and telephone
  • Home-cooked meals
  • Library and Chapel
  • Open visiting hours for family and friends
Mercy House of the Southern Tier

 

Our Mission

Mercy House will provide a home with an extended family for people with a terminal illness so they can live the final chapter of their journey with dignity and experience the unconditional love of God.

Lourdes Hospice

Hospice at Lourdes is the exclusive provider of Hospice services to the residents of Mercy House. They focus specifically on comfort, dignity, and pain control by responding to needs and wishes of residents and their families.