Our Mission

Mercy Center for Women is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and is committed to enhancing the dignity of each person it serves through the healing of body, mind, and spirit.

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Women Making History 2023

Monday, April 3

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Join us for Women Making History 2023, our 30th year of honoring women who are making a positive impact in our community.

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Recent News

Second annual Thanksgiving meal served at Erie City Mission

The Mercy Center for Women organized its second annual Thanksgiving luncheon, served to over 150 guests at the Erie City Mission.

Holy Rosary project receives Erie preservation award

Last summer, Mercy Center Executive Director Jennie Hagerty accepted the 2022 Greater Erie Award from Preservation Erie in the Adaptive Reuse category for repurposing the former Holy Rosary School.

WEAR program awarded $100,000 grant

The Erie Community Foundation's Erie Women's Fund made a major announcement July 15 at its summer gathering. The Mercy Center for Women was recognized as the $100,000 grant recipient for its Women Empowered Achieve Results (WEAR) program which was created to break down the barriers of low-income women in Erie, so that they can obtain family-sustaining wages through education and job readiness skills.