Day: January 8, 2021

COVID-19 and how the Greater Brisbane lockdown impacts Mercy Community

In response to a positive case confirmed with UK strain of COVID-19, Queensland’s Premier and Chief Health Officer have issued a health directive to protect all members of our community, especially those who are most vulnerable. This means that Aged Care facilities and Disability Accommodation in Brisbane are now in lockdown. While this new development regarding …

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Finding kin and igniting hope

The Mercy Kinnected Program in Toowoomba has now been established for over 12 months. The program focusses on finding kinship carers for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who go into care. Melinda*,  14 years old, was placed in a residential care setting as there were no family-based placements available in her local area. …

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