Welcome To “The House of Esther”
The House of Esther is a “Maternity Care center and home for first-time expectant moms 18 – 25 years of age. The House of Esther is designed to meet multiple needs and concerns of pregnant mom in crisis both with deciding to keep the unborn child due to the immediate crisis of being homeless. We share a real love for family and community, and are willing to make a sacrifice of time and resources to help. Our key focus is to provide continued education and support both during and after pregnancy.
Our vision is to provide a safe and secure home for first time mothers. You are now part of a vision to help create a picture of a bright future for both mother and baby, despite current circumstances. The House of Esther is committed to being “the bridge” that takes a mother from despair to hope.
Why We Are Here
The House of Esther was established in 2014 to provide safe and secure housing for homeless 1st time mothers. We offer residential house, supervision, nutritional meals, and online K-12 education. We will assist our moms with necessary appointments, assessment, referral and follow-up with community resources during pregnancy and after; enrichment life and job skills, parenting education, and spiritual and emotional support.
The House of Esther’s program will provide free pregnancy tests, free ultrasounds, counseling, support groups, financial management education, diapers, baby clothes, and housing. The House of Esther’s most important strength and core competencies is its supportive staff and our effective educational programs. Our agency’s success is the motivation of genuine needed support to our residents and clients.
It is our purpose to ensure that our moms develop successful independent living and job skills necessary to help them transition back into the community, and become a contributing member of Genesee County.
Life Enrichment program:
Pre-natal care/labor and delivery
Parenting for newborn
Nutritional Education/cooking classes
Career classes/civic responsibility
Financial Management/personal and household budgets
You are now part of the answer to help these young mothers. Thank you for your interest in joining together with us to change the lives and future of our moms.
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill