I am pleased to announce a significant re-structure that brings together a wide scope of programs to improve the delivery of services to the community. The new Family and Community Services Division will incorporate a diverse range of integrated programs which include; Foster Care, Child Day Care, Job Network, Leviticus Loans, Reconnect, Youth Accommodation & Outreach, JPET, Mercy Family Centre, Mercy Addiction Support Team, Personal Support Programme, Indigenous Youth Employment Consultant, Settlement Grants Programme, General Counselling and Mercy Training.
Ashley Reid has been appointed as General Manager of the new Division. Ashley has been with MercyCare since 2001, including three years as General Manager. Prior to joining MercyCare Ashley worked in the vocational services sector for eight years, including roles in government, the private and not-for-profit sectors. He is a voluntary director on the Board of Joondalup Youth Support Services and is a Fellow of Leadership Western Australia.
With more than 150 dedicated, hard working staff across 11 metropolitan locations, the new Family and Community Services Division seeks to improve the lives of West Australians in respect to MercyCare’s mission “Bringing Compassion to Life”.
Jeff Simper, CEO, MercyCare