Heart Of Mary Villa
A MINISTRY OF THE CONGREGATION OF OUR LADY OF CHARITY OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD
I. Accompaniment of women who get pregnant outside of marriage

  • Caring services for the security and well-being of the women.
  • Healing services to affirm the dignity and worth of the women and their families.
  • Teaching services for the enrichment of women’s knowledge, attitudes, values, capabilities, talents, and skills.
  • After care services to former residents for needed further accompaniment.
II. Residential Care for Voluntarily Surrendered or Abandoned Infants before placement in permanent homes.

  • Caring services to promote holistic growth and development of the child.
  • Healing services to promote health maintenance, early recovery from illness, and to protect babies from developing serious and irreversible conditions.
  • Teaching services to satisfy the child’s need for adequate stimulation and promote learning opportunities.
III. Preparation for placement of children to adoptive families

  • Preparation of documents
  • Presentation of the case of the child to find a match with prospective adoptive parents
  • Orientation of prospective adoptive parents prior to entrustment.
IV. Facilitating Post Adoption Concerns

  • Sharing the joys and pains of adoption through exchange of communication and visits
  • Conducting counseling and therapy
  • Attending to requests for information
  • Contacting concerned parties when search is requested
  • Facilitating communication between biological mothers and adoptees and eventual meeting
  • Celebrating the longed-for-meeting