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Catholic Social Service Merilac Lodge & Casa de Crianza

MERILAC LODGE
A licensed group home helping teen mothers under age 18. (Mothers 18 years of age and older, see Casa Crianza below.)

Population
Merilac is open to pregnant and parenting teen girls, under age 18. Both agency and private referrals are welcome.

Location & Size
Merilac Lodge is a small, residential facility, in a quiet, mid-town, Tucson neighborhood. It can house up to 7 teens and their babies.

Length of Stay
A resident may stay from anytime during her pregnancy and generally until her baby is one year of age or beyond.

Services
Independent Living Skills
Infant Bonding & Parenting Skills Training
Personal and Interpersonal Skills Development
Medical/Psychological Care for Self and for Infant
Pre-natal & Post-natal Care & Activities
School Attendance & PM Learning Program

Recreational, Physical, Spiritual Development & Activities
Staff Support

Fees
Please contact the Program Director, at 520-770-8517 for information

Licensing
Merilac Lodge is licensed through the Office of Behavioral Health Licensure (BH-914) and receives referrals from DES, Department of Juvenile Corrections, Juvenile Court, and Tribal Social Services.

For More Information
Please call (520) 770-8517, Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM

We can also be reached toll free at 1-800-234-0344 - ask the operator to connect you with Merilac Lodge. (Mon - Fri, 8 AM to 5 PM)

 
CASA DE CRIANZA
A Transitional Housing Program helping mothers over age 18.

Population
Casa de Crianza is open to pregnant and parenting women, 18 and older, who are in need of transitional housing.

Location & Size
Casa de Crianza is a small, residential facility, in a quiet, mid-town, Tucson neighborhood. It can house up to 5 women and their babies.

Length of Stay
A resident may stay from anytime during her pregnancy until her baby is one year of age.

Services
Resources, training and support towards financially independent living
• Infant Bonding & Parenting Skills Training
• Personal and Interpersonal Skills Development
• Connections to Medical & Psychological Care for Self and for Infant
• Staff Support Geared to Need of Resident

Program Requirements
Please call (520) 623-0344, ext. 1060, to discuss your particular circumstances and to learn about program requirements.


For More Information call (520) 623-0344 ext. 1060, Catholic Social Service, (Mon - Fri, 8 AM to 5 PM).