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Our Mother's House

Our Mother’s House is a non-profit, non-denominational residential housing program offered by Catholic Charities, Diocese of Venice, Inc. Our Mission is to provide single mothers and their young child(ren) a safe and secure environment in which to achieve self-sufficiency through education, vocational training and personal growth. Priority is given to mothers who are currently homeless or in another shelter. Applications are accepted without regard to race, religion or ethnicity.

Date & Location

Wednesday, March 4, 2019

Our Lady of Perpetual Help
3989 S Moon Drive, Venice, FL 34292


Please email Jeannine Byrnes at or call 941-330-5913 for more information.


Join us for all or any part of the day!

  • 9:30-10:00AM Beverage Service Conference Center
  • 10:00-11:00AM Fr. Sean or Fr. Mark
  • 11:00-11:30AM Break
  • 11:30-1:30PM Networking and Luncheon in Dining Room
  • 1:30-2:30PM Adoration in St. Joseph Chapel
  • 2:30-3:00PM Mass in Divine Mercy Chaplet for the unborn St. Joseph Chapel

Joyce Scott

Program Director, Our Mother's House

Joyce Scott has been the Program Director of Our Mother’s House since 2005, and has overseen the growth and development of this program from a facility serving just 4 families to one serving 22 on any given night. Originally from New York’s Long Island, Joyce has lived in Southwest Florida for 29 years. Her background includes Special Education programming and assessment, Mental Health and Juvenile Justice, with a focus on programs for young women. She has served as an Administrator and Manager for over 40 years, and is especially pleased to be working with a program that focuses on women’s futures.

RSVP by February 27, 2020


Contact for Questions

Jeannine Byrnes

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