The Madeline House & Grace Outreach - Mount Vernon, TX

Contact information

P.O. Box 1456
Mount Vernon, TX 75457
: Phone: 903-717-2317
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Description: We are a Christian emergency temporary shelter for women and children. We also have an outreach service to assist in connecting ladies with criminal background friendly employers, insurance, substance abuse rehabilitation, mental treatment, We are highly confidential for protection of residents and staff.

We facilitate weekly recovery and bible study groups among other events as weekly church service and money management. We have childcare for women working.

To provide a safe home and environment for women and their children (if needed) involved in/victims of domestic violence situations, emergency situations ie; being released from jail and have lost home or job and do not want to return to prior negative living arrangement, or as well as connecting and guiding them to the proper agencies and services they are in need of at that moment.

Services / Programs
We offer temporary short term, emergency housing and shelter for women in need during extreme or traumatic times.
We also assist with transportation allowing them to maintain or seek employment or physician appointments.
We connect and direct the ladies through our Grace Outreach Program to agencies such as food banks, clothes closets, low-income housing, felon-friendly employers and services including drug & alcohol counseling, legal-aid, Texas Medicaid, etc.

Volunteers Requests by The Madeline House & Grace Outreach: Yes, we always need volunteers but they are allowed to have a criminal history but no crimes involving children, property or against people. Just email or call me at (903)717-2317

Donation Requests by The Madeline House & Grace Outreach: General Donations Batteries (All sizes) Twin size sheet sets only Twin size blankets and quilts only Cleaning supplies: Clorox wipes, Mr.Clean, spray disinfectant, cleaning sponges H/E Laundry soap Dish soap Brooms w/dust pans Ziplock bags, aluminum foil, plastic wrap Paper plates (small and large) bowls, cups Plastic silverware Paper towels, toilet paper and garbage bags Heating pads and ice packs Pots and Pan sets, Dish sets, Cooking Utensil sets, Faltware sets Area Rugs, Throw Rugs All gift cards: Visa, Walmart, Kmart, Shopko, Target, Kwik trip, Hy-ee Napkins Children’s Program Infant Items Baby Monitors Large room area rugs Lotion, shampoo, wash, orajel, medicine, nasal aspirator, thermometers, medicine dispensers, diaper rash cream Sippy Cups and Bottles (not drop-ins) Baby wash, shampoo, and lotion Pull-ups (all sizes) Infant and Toddler toys Strollers (single and double) Children and Teens Cars and Trucks Multicultural Dolls Duplos (much coveted!) Legos Tennis Shoes Flannel pants Seasonal Coats Pajamas( boys size 10 to men’s medium) Miscellaneous Gift Cards: Visa, Walmart, Target, Shopko, Apache Mall, Etc. (for specialty purchases like gym shoes, inexpensive dress clothes for school dances, etc.) « Back to top School/Office Supplies Highlighters Pens (red, black, and blue) Two-pocket folders (solid colors) Colored pencils Markers (broad and thin tip) Loose Leaf Paper 3 ring Binders Copy paper 8 1/2 x 11 Tape (all kinds) File folders: Manila letter Size Post-it-notes Postage stamps White Out Health Related Tylenol (Adult) generic acetaminophen Tylenol (children) generic Tylenol (infant) generic Advil - Generic ibuprofen Tums generic Mylanta liquid generic Cough medicine (Robitussin DM generic) Antibiotic ointment Ben Gay (Generic version) - Deep heating rub Allergy Medication Groceries Canned vegetables Canned fruit Canned soups Crackers - saltine, ritz, graham Cereals -All kinds 100% juice Granulated sugar Ketchup Coffee - regular, coffee creamer Cakes/frosting/brownie mix

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