Inaugural Open Day

On Thursday 30th November, Mercy Connect held it's inaugural Open Day at the St. Johns grounds in Thurgoona.

Recognising the contribution of three Sisters

Mercy Connect have honored three Sisters at the recent Open Day held at the St. Johns grounds in Thurgoona.

A passion for helping

A passion for supporting people has brought Jenny Birthisel and Jeff Edmondson to Mercy Connect. As managers of Support Services, their role will be to ensure Mercy Connect participants attain the outcomes they choose and staff get the most from their working life.

Bottlebrush Cafe

  THE Bottlebrush Café at Thurgoona is proving that you can have your cake and eat it too. It has been operating since the beginning of 2017, providing hot drinks, snacks and lunches three days a week as well as catering for specific events.

For the Love of Learning

A PASSION for training and education has brought Felicity Lawes to Mercy Connect.

Get Involved

Check out what Mercy Connect can help get you involved in. We have a range of programs and activities that give you the opportunity to learn new skills, take part in accredited training and be part of your local community. Go to our Vacancies Page and click on Day Program Vacancies to see what is on offer.

Community inclusion brings rewards

TAKING a person-centered approach and focusing on community inclusion, is enabling Mercy Connect to make a real, positive change in people’s lives.


IT was smiles all round when seven members of the St Johns work crew graduated with a Certificate I in Work Education from Wodonga TAFE.

The Vision Sculpture

The Vision is an artwork produced by our 2016 TAFE students as a dedication to former, present and future participants and the staff of Mercy Connect.

A Special Thanks

HELPING people is part of the job for Mercy Connect grounds coordinator, Geoff Bartel. So it was a bit of a surprise when Kyle Sullivan arrived one morning with a gift of some tomato seedlings.


CREATING an environment where people can thrive is the driving force behind changes in the way Mercy Connect delivers its services. To improve accommodation services team leaders have become active members of homes, ensuring the needs and choices of individual residents are a priority.

Sheryl Meredith

WEAVING her magic to make a house a home is Sheryl Meredith’s passion. Luckily for her that’s just what she gets to do. She is presently the Team Leader for the Vickers 1 home and has a real drive to connect people with where they live.

Steve Whitby

A beaming smile and a sparkle in his eyes is the first thing you notice when Steve Whitby talks about his work with people with a disability. Steve is the Team Leader for the Mercy Connect, Vickers 2 house.