What is Mary MacKillop Outreach?
Mary MacKillop Outreach (MMO) provides safe, friendly and supported centre-based and community participation day programs for people with a disability.
MMO is based in a spacious, recently restored building, surrounded by magnificent grounds. The service offers an extensive portfolio of educational programs designed to encourage social inclusion, personal growth and significant life skills
Located within the grounds is The Cottage which provides a range of manual arts, upholstery and woodwork activities and incorporates the Ashfield Men’s Shed program for people living in the local area who may feel marginalised or isolated, including those with a disability.
MMO also provides community based activities through regular recreational and educational bus outings.
Mary MacKillop Outreach is an accredited service under the NDIS.
Who can access Mary MacKillop Outreach?
Mary MacKillop Outreach and The Cottage can be accessed by people over 18 years of age living in the Inner West of Sydney who have a diagnosed disability including those residing in Assisted Boarding Houses and group homes.
Where is the Mary MacKillop Outreach located?
The MMO centre and The Cottage are located at 1 -5 Rogers Ave, Haberfield NSW 2045.
What are the benefits of accessing this service?
People accessing our day programs receive a broad range of supports utilising a person centred approach. Those we support enjoy a safe and friendly atmosphere where they can build meaningful friendships with others who share similar goals and interests.
The Cottage focuses on improving wellbeing within a social, supportive and confidential community setting. The participants have the opportunity to develop and/or refine skills in manual arts, upholstery and woodwork whilst building meaningful social networks.
Can I volunteer with Mary MacKillop Outreach?
Volunteer opportunities for persons aged 18 years and above exist within the centre program, community access activities, The Cottage, administration (policy, evaluations, grants and fundraising) and garden maintenance.
We are interested in volunteers who would like to learn new skills or offer specialised skill sets such as creative arts, and to mentor and support individuals. We encourage volunteers to commit one day per week on a long term basis to achieve purposeful outcome for those we support and the service at large.
How can I find out more?
For more information, please contact our Intake Officer on:
Phone: (02) 8752 2500