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An empowerment group for Single (unmarried) Moms aka Sweet Hearts, ages 18+. Sessions are held via Zoom. Visit our Facebook page for details.


A Violence Prevention Program for youth ages 12-17 who have been a witness, victim, and/or aggressor of violence. Please contact our Executive Director, Leslie Davis to schedule an assessment.


A teen mom empowerment group for youth ages 13-19.


An empowerment group for Single Fathers providing ARC (Accountability, Resources & Connection). Discussion are held via Zoom or in person the first Saturday every month @5PM. Check our events for details.
Sweet Hearts for Single Moms
Sweet Hearts hosts monthly meetings called "Sweet Heart Connections" to discuss topics relative to the single mom’s journey. You will be encouraged, strengthened, empowered and will gain a sense of the Hearts in Faith community to know that you are not alone on your journey of single mommy-hood. 

As a single mom, you are the strength of your family.  We want to empower you so that you are able to empower your children.  Our goal is create a community of Sweet Hearts who gain knowledge, strength, and empowerment that will someday allow them to give back to their community.

We currently meet via Zoom. Visit our Facebook page for updates.

Location: 7 Eagle Center O’Fallon, IL 62269 (Upstairs conference room)

When: 1st Fridays @ 7-8 pm
Heart Beats for Troubled Teens
Heart Beats is a 12-week Youth Violence Prevention program designed for males and females. We currently serve youth ages 12-17 who have witnessed, been a victim or a perpetrator of violence. Youth may join the program at anytime upon completion of an assessment.

Youth violence is a learned behavior, and not only does violence impact a youth physically but also emotionally and mentally. Youth violence also impacts our communities.  Let’s stop the cycle of violence in our homes and communities. Our goal is to strengthen and empower our youth, our Heart Beats, by helping them understand that through life’s ups and downs your Heart still Beats.

Services include:
  • Violence Prevention Groups
  • Mentorship
  • Youth and Parent education
  • Parent Engagement sessions
  • Assessments and reports to the referral source
  • Referrals to community resources

    Where: 7 Eagle Center Suite B1, O'Fallon, IL 62269.
    When: Individual sessions will be scheduled with the Facilitator. Sessions may occur in person or via Zoom.

    *Sessions will not be held on holidays.
    *The parent and youth must meet with Hearts in Faith staff to determine the youth’s appropriateness for the group. Connect with us at (314) 529-0214 to refer a youth and to schedule an assessment.

    “At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "About one-in-five children (21%) are living with a solo mother," according to the Pew Research Center.


    It is our hope and prayer that you know you are not alone on this journey.
    We are here to pray with you and for you.


    “Trust in the Lord with all your Heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5-6

    "Hearts in Faith was a vision given to our Founder, Leslie Davis, by God to empower single moms, aka Sweet Hearts who sometimes feel alone and have little to no support. Sometimes society may view Sweet Hearts as only struggling and not thriving. Be encouraged by knowing that we are all created by God with unique gifts and talents. Just because you are unmarried does not mean that you are not valued or unworthy of love and support. Single moms have a unique journey as you balance your wants and desires for relationships, careers, etc. with your duty and privilege to be amazing moms. Leslie has been on this single mom journey for over 16 years, so trust when we tell you that she knows the struggle. Being a single mom is a huge challenge with immeasurable rewards. Yes, there are days when she feels like she's not doing enough as a mom while balancing being a mother, a counselor, a boss, a friend, etc. But she has learned to rely on God’s guidance as He provides the strength and wisdom to endure the single mom journey."

    According to the CDC, "Youth violence is an adverse childhood experience and is connected to other forms of violence, including child abuse and neglect, teen dating violence, adult intimate partner violence, sexual violence, and suicide."


    Changing Lives, One Heart at a Time.

    According to the United States Census Bureau 2016, “9.9 million…The number of single mothers living with children younger than 18 in 2015, up from 7.7 million in 1985.”

    No longer should the single mother have to endure her journey alone. We are here to serve you. Hearts in Faith is a faith-based nonprofit organization created for single moms, or as we affectionately call you, Sweet Hearts.  We also support youth who we call our Heart Beats.

    Our mission is to empower single moms and youth by promoting healthy relationships as well as emotional, mental, and spiritual strength.

    We currently have four programs serving the single moms, single fathers, and youth of Madison and St. Clair Counties of Illinois.

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    Co-Ed Vision Board Party| February 5, 2022

    2-4PM • WIT Cafe' • 821 Seibert Road• Scott AFB, IL
    Sweet Hearts and Strong Hearts unite for our first co-ed Visition Board Party. This event is for single moms and dads, led by our Executive Direcotr who's also a licensed clinical professional counselor, Leslie Davis. Supplies will be provided. Childcare is not available. Please be prepared to make a purchase of any amount at the cafe'.

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