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Providing flexible support options for people with a disability and their families and carers

Daily Services

Mercy Community (MC) offers a service to people with a disability at our Mary Sellen Centre in Wooloowin in Brisbane. 

How it works

Our Leisure and Lifestyle (L&L) service offers L&L hub based and community access services that are developed in consultation with individuals and their families, and aligned to an individual’s goals, choices and preferences. Services offered consist of recreational and social activities along with learning programs that promote self expression and diversity.

Service outcomes

Individuals can enjoy making new relationships and participating in a variety of activities in a stimulating, safe and secure environment. Our service is goal driven and these goals are part of an individual's personal support plans of which we support and furthermore, acknowledges the expectations of the NDIS.

Our practice framework is reflected by how we support the people we provide a service to on a daily basis. We are passionate about promoting independence and improving social skills as well as confidence. We do this through therapeutic, meaningful and purposeful activities that focus on the strengths of every individual and actively encourage self expression.

Our services are influenced and tailored from our weekly meetings which are facilitated by the people that we support. At Mercy Community, we proudly advocate and give a voice to those we support and work intensively alongside them to provide rewarding outcomes.

We are conveniently located three kilometres from the Brisbane city and is within walking distance from Wooloowin train station and Lutwyche bus station, making it easy for participants to access.   

Community services we offer:

  • Sailing - Sailability services
  • Mercy Divas (contact us for more information)
  • Swimming and aqua aerobics classes
  • Participating in Police-Citizens Youth Club (PCYC) programs
  • Horse riding for the disabled
  • Social networking (contact us for more details)
  • Musical programs at community and aged care centres
  • Animal therapy drop-ins at RSPCS
  • Coffee on legs
  • Craft activities, which consists of others at local community centres. 

L&L Hub activities

  • Sewing and craft activities
  • Art workshops: Fine Art, Arts and Craft, Messy Art.
  • Music-based programs such as: Key Signs Choir/Workshops, singing classes (1:1 or group), the Voice and Jam sessions.
  • Independent living skills services including: Cooking classes, Computer classes, Baking classes, Literacy and Numeracy, and Health and Wellbeing programs.
  • Leisure and Lifestyle also host various community and charitable events throughout the year which are planned, organised and facilitated by a committee of people we support. We actively encourage stakeholders and the extended community who are connected and have connections with us at Mercy Community to be involved in the things we do.  To find out more contact us for more information. 

The Leisure and Lifestyle service operates from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm, Monday to Friday (excluding Public Holidays).

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