Bethesda House is located on the South Shore of Massachusetts and its purpose is to provide safe, nurturing temporary housing for young women who find themselves homeless due to an unplanned pregnancy. Our goal is to provide you and your child with the following:
- A relationship with Jesus
- Life and parenting skills
- Self-sufficiency in supporting yourself and your child
- Sexual integrity
- Responsibility and the motivation to serve to others
The basis of our home will be built on God’s love and how life can be transformed through a relationship with Jesus. While staying at our “home,” you will be linked with educational programming so you and your and baby leave with the necessary skills & knowledge to be self-sufficient. Bethesda House will also assist you in accessing benefits to aid in the support of you and your baby. Parenting (formal classes and informal teaching) will be an integral part of daily life. Basic life skills will be taught as well.
We will model/teach you what a HOME should be so you leave with practical knowledge/experience. All of this will be encompassed in Biblical teaching.
You and your and baby will be welcome to stay at Bethesda House for up to two years. The exact length of stay depends upon the educational plan developed.
The criteria to apply to Bethesda House:
- 18-25 years old
- Pregnant or parenting your first child (child must be under 1)
- No current issues with substance abuse
Once your application has been reviewed, we will contact you and give you instructions on how to move to the next step, completing an intake interview/assessment.
If you would like more information about Bethesda House before completing an application or have any questions or concerns, please contact us. Additionally, you may contact Missy Porter directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 781-361-2418.