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Tender Mercies

27 West 12th Street
Cincinnati, OH - 45210

Permanent Housing and Caring Support

Tender Mercies provides more than housing. Each resident has his/her own room with a key. All buildings have round the clock staffing and residents are provided with ongoing support from compassionate and experienced staff. Living in a welcoming community with security & dignity is essential for recovery.

Housing Services Outreach Services.
We accept referrals from anyone. The first step is to meet with one of our helpful Outreach Workers and complete an application for services. Applicants must be homeless with a history of mental illness.

Residency Details
149 single-occupancy rooms with 24-hour staff coverage at these locations:
Haven Hall
27 West 12th Street
13 Female
26 Male
30% of income
Dana Hotel
15 West 12th Street
41 rooms - Coed
30% of income
Harkavy Hall
24 West 12th Street
29 targeted toward Males
30% of income
Transitional Housing
29 West 12th Street
16 rooms - Coed
30% of income
These locations have staff support available (not 24-hour support):
Race Street Residence
1214 Race Street
12 targeted toward Females
$215-225 a month

New Morning House
1209 Elm Street
11 targeted toward Males
$205-245 a month

All of our rooms include a twin bed, a dresser or wardrobe and a small refrigerator. Shared bathroom facilities are available on each floor. Shared kitchen and laundry facilities are also available.

Although Tender Mercies does not serve 3 meals a day, on most days at least one meal is provided by community volunteers. There are often donated food items available and residents are provided with information about local pantries and soup kitchens.

Upon moving in, residents can be provided with some basic assistance (sheets, towels, clothing, hygiene items) if needed. There is a $50 security deposit for all buildings.

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Shelters near Tender Mercies

Cincinnati Homeless Coalition

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021

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YWCA of Greater Cincinnati (Women) Shelter and Transitional Housing

Last Updated Ago Added Mar 30, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, 45202

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