Dorcas House is a shelter for 40 children of inmates in the Tijuana prison system where they are able to live in a safe and clean environment and attend school. This wonderful program has been part of St. Aidan’s outreach efforts for many years.
In 2006 The Cathedral Church of St. Paul San Diego assumed responsibility for Dorcas House as part of their outreach ministry to the greater San Diego/Tijuana community. Dorcas House receives minimal support from the Mexican Government and exists through volunteer funding and support from Episcopal Churches in the Los Angeles and San Diego area.
In addition to financial support, St. Aidan’s supplies pajamas and sweat suits that are individually wrapped and given to each child at Christmas time. Also, both the church and individual members of the congregation “adopt” children living at Dorcas House, providing cash donations to cover their food, housing and necessities.