Hogar de Niñas Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia (Hogar N.S. Alt.)

The Hogar de Niñas Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia is a girls’ home that is directed by the Misioneras Parroquiales de María Auxiliadora, a religious institution that works with boys, girls, adolescents, youth and their families who are at high risk, according to the Salesiano tradition.

General Information

  • Legal Name: Hogar de Niñas Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia
  • Acronym: Hogar N.S. Alt.
  • Country of Origin: Dominican Republic
  • RNC/Tax ID No: 401 516632
  • Geographic Areas: Distrito Nacional
  • Theme Areas: Children and Youth, Education, Food/Agriculture, Gender, Human Rights
  • Quantity and Type of Beneficiaries:

    41 girls from 13 to 18 years of age

The Team

Management Team:

Ecolástica de León, President
Luz María Marte , Secretary
María Elena Cáceres, Member
Pedro Tomás Esteva Troncoso, Member
Carmen Luisa Bueno Solano, Member

Board Members:

Luz María Marte , Director
Falconerys Henríquez, Sub Director

Contact Information

  • Telephone: (809) 536-7405
  • Email: hogarnsaltagracia@hotmail.com
  • Address:

    Calle Eusebio Mansueta No. 209, Barrio Villa Consuelo, Sector Villa Consuelo, Municipio Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Provincia Distrito Nacional

  • Website:
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Contact Person

  • Name: Luz María del Carmen and/or Falconerys Henríquez
  • Position: Director/ Subdirector
  • Telephone: 809 536-7405
  • Email: hogarnsaltagracia@hotmail.com


  • Type of Organization: Non-Profit Organization
  • International Affiliations:
  • Years of Operation: 42
  • Number of Employees: 13
  • Number of Members: N/A
  • Number of Volunteers:


  • Sources of Funding:

    Girls and Boys of Don Bosco Network
    Dominican Government

  • Products/Services:

    Sale of arts & crafts made by the girls of the Hogar.

  • Total Income: RD$2,576,685.00
  • Total Expenses: RD$3,571,401.97


To provide young people at high risk with holistic attention, that guarantees their right to food, education, health, love and humanistic religious formation, personal and social integration, so that they have an adequate psycho-social development, and above all to empower them with the ability to develop a work ethic and to train them so that they can be transformative agents in society.
To be a model institution that is recognized for its labor in the holistic formation of our adolescents, youth, and their families, providing them with an education that focuses on their rights and which is based in human and Christian values, so that they can rejoin their societies in a productive manner.

Primary Programs and Projects

• Housing Program
• Food and Nutrition Program
• Health Program
• Education Program
• Development of Skills and Aptitudes
• Religious Formation
• Social and Familiar Support
• Sexual Education Programs
• Faith Experiences Program
• Labor Training Workshops
• Camp, recreation and summer education
• Workshops on formation of personnel, parents, tutors and their charges.

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  • The Hogar offers a secure comfortable home for the girls who live there.

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  • The Hogar offers technical salon courses for the young women.
    An on-site bakery allows the girls to learn skills and supplement their income.

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  • The personal relationship between the caregivers and the girls could be further developed.
    Additional funding is necessary to update the physical inst . . .allations, improving the lighting and making them more welcoming.

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