Our Work

Serving Single Parents Across Lancaster County

Parent Program

Offering Empowerment

Mom’s House is a nonresidential center that empowers single mothers and fathers to complete their education and find meaningful and gainful employment. We believe that parents have the right to raise their children in conditions of dignity and financial independence.

Parents in program are of all ages and backgrounds who want to take responsibility for their children and their future.  Our program provides quality of childcare; parenting and life skills classes; tutoring; a food bank; a children’s clothing closet; a scholarship program; counseling; referral services; and the encouragement and support needed for parents to successfully complete their goals.

Success Stories

Since the inception of Mom’s House in 1991, over 300 families have gone through our program. Over the past 26 years 80% of parents have sustained careers in their field of study, and 90% of parents from our program go to achieve postsecondary education. Parents in our program are from all across Lancaster County and are enrolled in area high schools, GED programs, colleges, universities, and other educational and job- training programs.

Destinee & Ashanti

 In 2003 Destinee came to Mom's House with her beautiful little daughter Ashanti. Destinee was a sophomore at Millersville University on a basketball scholarship. She was determined to stay in school, excel on the court and in the classroom, while being the best...

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Aneisha, Child Alumni shares her story

I would like to take this opportunity to share a little bit about my life and where I came from that is not reflected elsewhere in my application. I was born in 2002, and my brother was born 11 months later. Our mom was 19 when I was born and basically a single mother...

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Childcare Program

State recognized Early Learning Program – Not your ordinary child care center.

Mom’s House offers state-licensed child care to single parents enrolled in school full time at no cost. Our nondenominational faith-based center is a safe, positive and nurturing environment with a curriculum that enhances young children’s:

  • social skills
  • physical development
  • emotional development
  • creativity
  • cognitive development

Curriculum prepared for infants as young as six weeks through preschool age so both mother and baby are on the path for educational success!