Crystal M. McCoy a native of New Haven, CT received a B.A in Criminal Justice and Psychology from North Carolina Wesleyan College in 2005. In 2010 she published her first book; “In from the Dark” an auto-biography. Crystal wanted to share her story and in doing so has learned a lot about herself. In the process of writing she has also learned a lot about others who she speaks about in her book. In 2011, she began taking the steps to formulate House of Hearts, Inc. Her goal is to help make a difference in the lives of other pregnant teens and young mother's one family at a time. Crystal M. McCoy as a child endured domestic violence in the home and was a victim of sexual abuse. By the age of 16 she became pregnant with her first child and went to a school for pregnant girls and it was then she realized the lack of support and resources our young mothers received. These experiences helped her devote the passion to help other mothers in similar situations. In 2014 she gave birth to House of Heart, Inc.