149 Years of Caring
On September 8th 1866, a group of women from prominent Connecticut families met at the home of Mrs. Henrietta Whitney (widow of the late inventor Eli). The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the establishment of “The Home for the Friendless,” a shelter for homeless (and often pregnant) young women in need of support and guidance.
State of the art care with all the comforts of home
Located in New Haven, Connecticut, the expansive, enclosed grounds of the Mary Wade Home, with their sculptured walkways, gardens, benches and tall trees, lend an atmosphere of tranquility ordinarily found only in the countryside.
Reaching out to our neighbors
Part of our commitment to the residents is our involvement with the broader community. Community outreach efforts allow residents to share their knowledge and talents with their neighbors, as well as meet and socialize with a wide variety of people.