Mercy Ministries

Mercy Community Services SEQ Limited

Mercy Community Services SEQ Limited

Mercy Community Services (MCS) is a new Catholic Ministry owned by the Brisbane Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy. MCS is based on core values of Mercy, Acceptance, Excellence, Dignity, Empowerment and Integrity and has as its primary purpose the support and empowerment of those who experience poverty, are vulnerable, marginalised or in a position of disadvantage. This purpose is achieved through the following service streams:

At any point in time over 700 Mercy Community Services staff work with more than 4,000 clients in the areas of

These services support people from all communities including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people who have settled in Australia from other parts of the world.

MCS is strengthened by the diversity of skill and experience of staff and volunteers and celebrate the opportunity this presents to develop truly integrated, life enhancing models of service.

Through the actions of merciful love, Mercy is given and received.

 


Aged Care Services

Aged Care Services

MCS Aged Care Services provides residential aged and community care in the North Brisbane region with modern facilities at Nudgee and Wooloowin. Specialist staff are committed to holistic, relationship-based care, promoting unity and commitment.

Maintenance of wellness and self-determination are at the core of a service model, which is recognised for innovative best practice in:

MCS Aged Care Services aims to provide quality care, supporting residents to achieve individual growth, spiritual development and emotional security.

 


Disability Services

Disability Services

MCS Disability Services offers services to help people live a fulfilled life of choice.  People are supported through advocacy, education, engagement and integration, with the aim of enhancing well-being and building on personal capabilities.  Services and programs include:

 


Employment and Training Services

Employment and Training Services

MCS Employment and Training Services provide quality employment and training services to help people gain meaningful employment. Through the provision of:

MCS Employment and Training provides skill development that is responsive to changes in the workplace and enhances an individual’s growth lifelong learning and employment prospects.

With over 3,000 active students, MCS Employment and Training works with some of Australia’s biggest employers as well as government and support agencies to build community capacity and to help those in need reach their potential.

 


Family Services

Family Services

MCS Family Services delivers inclusive, responsive and innovative services for children, young people and families in South East Queensland. Core services which include:

 


Adderton

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www.adderton.org.au/

Overlooking the Brisbane River, Adderton—renamed in 1863 as the Convent of Our Lady of Mercy, All Hallows’ (All Hallows’ Convent)—has been at the heart of the Sisters of Mercy’s work in Brisbane since 1863. Situated within the former All Hallows’ Convent, Adderton: house & heart of mercy will open to visitors in 2018. A new program of events and exhibitions will introduce visitors to Mercy history and the legacy of this unique Brisbane landmark. The rejuvenated Adderton: house & heart of mercy will be a multi-use art, exhibition and ideas space grounded in the Mercy values of creativity, diversity and inclusiveness.

 


Mercy Place

Mercy Place

www.mercyplace.org.au/

Mercy Place, situated in the foothills of Mt Coot-tha and bounded by the Brisbane Forest Park provides a peaceful setting that is perfect for conferences or reflection days where environment is a number one consideration.

The venue features three air-conditioned conference rooms, courtyard facilities (perfect for breakout areas) and affordable on-site accommodation for up to 47 people.