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MercyCare celebrates new arrivals during Refugee Week

19/6/16

An Irani woman who sought refuge in Australia is giving back to the community through her work at MercyCare in Mirrabooka. Read more

 

Elder wisdom recruited to MercyCare interview panels

27/5/16

Residents at MercyCare’s Residential Aged Care facility in Wembley are helping recruit new staff under a plan to give them a more active role in the centre’s operations. Read more

 

Dressmaker among 150 MercyCare volunteers honoured 

9/5/16

Sewing classes led by a volunteer at MercyCare’s Community Support Program in Mirrabooka are proving an invaluable resource in creating employment opportunities for local women. Read more

 

Dedicated volunteer leaves lasting legacy

3/5/16

A committed MercyCare volunteer has called time on 23 years of selfless service, which has included publication of a heritage trail guide and a special music program for elderly folk with dementia.  Read more

 

New trial to make service delivery more inclusive

26/4/16

MercyCare is one of only 10 providers in Australia taking part in a new trial to involve consumers in the planning, development and implementation of services. Read more

 

Homless Youths reconenct with the help of MercyCare

13/4/16
MercyCare outreach workers are helping hundreds of Perth youths turn the tide on homelessness. Read more

 

Children’s French classes prove popular at MercyCare

10/2/16
Children are learning to say “bonjour” to new linguistic skills as part of a popular French language program at MercyCare’s Early Learning Centre in Wembley. Read more

Students help out to make going back to school brighter for kids in care

19/1/16
Going back to school will be a little bit brighter for children in the care of not for profit organisation MercyCare, after students from two Perth girls’ schools donated their time and money to create back to school packs. Read more

 

New trial to make service delivery more inclusive

21/12/15
Not-for-profit organisation MercyCare is one of only 10 providers in Australia selected in a new trial to involve consumers in the planning, development and implementation of services. Read more

 

Zoo therapy for aged care residents 

18/12/15
Residents at MercyCare’s Residential Aged Care facility in Wembley had the chance to interact with several cuddly animals when a mobile petting zoo paid a visit. Read more

 

Mercy Village celebrates 10 years for its 'first settlers' 

4/12/15
About 70 residents at MercyCare’s retirement village in Wembley have celebrated the village being open for a decade. Read more

 

MercyCare celebrates its volunteers on International Volunteers Day 

4/12/15
Not-for-profit organisation MercyCare has paid tribute to the hard work and dedication of its many volunteers, as part of International Volunteers Day. Read more

 

MercyCare recognises growing importance of corporate volunteers 

1/12/15
Not for profit service provider MercyCare said the input of corporate volunteers was becoming an increasingly important part of the organisation. Read more

 

Volunteers transform Carlow House in one day

20/11/15
A team of volunteers has put their painting skills to the test and transformed the inside of MercyCare’s Wembley youth accommodation service, Carlow House, in one day. Read more

 

Datacom kicks off donations to MercyCare's First Time Ever Fun

19/10/15
Datacom has become  the first corporate donor to throw its support behind MercyCare’s newly launched First Time Ever Fund, with a $10,000 contribution to the special appeal enabling children in MercyCare’s Fostering Services and Family Group Homes to thrive. Read more

 

MercyCare launches First Time Ever Fund ahead of Children's Week

19/10/15
MercyCare is celebrating Children’s Week for a special reason later this month, having recently launched a new fund to support children in care. Read more

 

MercyCare marks Dementia Awareness Month 

18/9/15
With the number of Australians living with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss on the rise, local not-for-profit organisation MercyCare is shining a light on its work and striving to create dementia-friendly communities as part of Dementia Awareness Month this September. Read more