Former corrections officer Nancy Alcorn began her faith-based ministry Mercy Ministries after working at a Tennessee correctional facility for juvenile delinquent girls and investigating child abuse cases for eight years. Through Mercy Ministries, Nancy Alcorn has seen first hand the power of Jesus Christ’s transforming work is changing lives. Combining faith-based intervention with expert counseling, Mercy Ministries helps troubled young women find peace.
Nancy Alcorn and the staff at Mercy Ministries focus on helping young women suffering from abuse and addictions. Over nearly three decades, Nancy Alcorn has helped thousands of girls. In addition to Christian counseling and guidance, Mercy Ministries also provides nutritionists and educational assistance for those who are in need. Ninety-three percent of women who had been through Mercy Ministries’ six-month residential counseling program reported their lives had been changed, says Nancy Alcorn. Mercy Ministries does not charge for its service, helping young women suffering from physical and sexual abuse, eating disorders, self-harm, drug and alcohol addictions, and more. The age range of girls who go through the program are generally 13-28.