Data Breach Notifications

Entity Information

  • Type of Organization: Healthcare
  • Entity Name: Mercy Home for Children
  • Street Address: 273 Willoughby Avenue
  • City: Brooklyn
  • State, or Country if outside the US: New York
  • Zip Code: 11205

Submitted By

  • Name: Joseph Fusz
  • Title: Counsel
  • Firm name (if different than entity): WIlson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
  • Telephone Number: 3128216141
  • Email Address:
  • Relationship to entity whose information was compromised: Counsel

Breach Information

  • Total number of persons affected (including residents): 356
  • Total number of Maine residents affected: 1
  • If the number of Maine residents exceeds 1,000, have the consumer reporting agencies been notified:
  • Date(s) Breach Occured: 2/21/2023
  • Date Breach Discovered: 2/21/2023
  • Description of the Breach:
    • External system breach (hacking)
  • Information Acquired - Name or other personal identifier in combination with: Social Security Number

Notification and Protection Services

  • Type of Notification: Written
  • Date(s) of consumer notification: 3/20/2024
  • Copy of notice to affected Maine residents: MHC - Regulatory Notice Letter (ME).pdf
  • Date of any previous (within 12 months) breach notifications:
  • Were identity theft protection services offered: Yes
  • If yes, please provide the duration, the provider of the service and a brief description of the service: 12 months of credit monitoring and identity theft protection services from Cyberscout