Our Mission

At The Saint Margaret of Castello Maternity Home we treat all mothers and unborn children with dignity and respect.

  • The Saint Margaret Home Creed:
  • No woman should ever be rejected
  • No child should ever be unwanted

The Saint Margaret of Castello Maternity Home, founded in 1986, is the longest continually active maternity home in the Delaware Valley. It is a residential home for pregnant women offering support, guidance, and physical security in a loving atmosphere, throughout a woman’s pregnancy. We also provide services to pregnant women and parents in the community. Our services are free of charge.

Who Do We Help?

The Saint Margaret of Castello Home accepts women:

  • On a first-come, first-served basis
  • After completing a face to face with staff

Call us today at 215-245-8039 to arrange a visit.

What are the services the home can provide?

The Saint Margaret Home offers love and support in a stable environment.

We provide everything you need to deliver and to begin a new, independent life with your baby.

We provide a secure and comfortable place to sleep and enjoy the companionship of other women, who are also preparing for motherhood.

We also offer:
Pregnancy counseling and classes
Infant care and parenting skills training
Nutrition and life skills classes
Pregnancy tests
Family intervention
Housing referrals
Adoption information and referrals
Maternity and baby clothes
Relationship counseling referrals
Addiction counseling referrals

All services are provided free of charge, thanks to donations from generous and loving supporters.

We do not provide any medical care, nor do we refer any woman for an abortion.

How you can help SMOC?

  • Remember us in your prayers
  • Sponsor a fund-raising event at your home, school, restaurant or parish
  • Ask your employer about their gift-matching program
  • Refer us to new funding sources
  • Make a monetary donation
  • Make a bequest by will or life insurance policy
  • Make a contribution in memory of a loved one
  • Donate new baby clothing or furniture
  • Use our United Way Donor Choice number (#8986)
  • Volunteer your time
  • Designate Saint Margaret Of Castello Maternity Home on Amazon Smile to easily donate while you shop regularly
  • Amazon wish list- Saint Margaret Maternity Home

Your caring donations can be mailed to:

P.O. BOX 361

Click here to donate online
For more information about how to get involved in any of these ways, please call us at 215-245-8039.