We develop collaborative partnerships with government and support agencies to build community capacity.
Mercy Community Services (MCS) has a long history of working in partnership with various government departments, community agencies and local communities across Southern Queensland. We work closely in these partnerships that help us dedicate resources so that we are able to mutually achieve success in our programs.
We consistently positively impact the lives of the people that we encounter, believing whole heartedly that through the actions of merciful love, mercy is given and received.
MCS is funded by federal and state governments to provide a wide range of programs, resulting in extensive engagement with local service providers and a variety of stakeholders over many years.
This engagement has allowed both parties the shared benefits of:
MCS recognises that the development of and participation in these sector networks promotes coordinated community outcomes and raises the profile of human services programs across Queensland.
Our government partners include:
Our non-government partnerships include:
We also have informal working agreements with:
Currently, MCS is undertaking collaborative research with Bond University and University of Queensland and holds annual practice symposiums with Queensland University of Technology, which increases MCS’ capacity for excellent human services practice.
In line with our commitment to quality and excellence, MCS works with educational bodies including:
We also know businesses want to make a worthwhile contribution to improving the lives of the poor, vulnerable and marginalised in our community. MCS can create flexible corporate partnerships which utilise individual business strengths to produce real, measurable and lasting change in the lives of individuals and families in need. Find out more about MCS: