Merrick Community Services supports individuals and families to navigate life transitions, find health and stability, and promote independence.
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Since our founding in 1908, we have served the East Side community in partnership with other agencies, businesses, and community residents.
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“WE BELIEVE THAT BY WORKING TOGETHER WE CAN TRANSFORM OUR COMMUNITY INTO A BETTER PLACE TO LIVE, WORK, AND RAISE A FAMILY”
Families and individuals access support and find opportunities, overcome challenges, and contribute to create an East Side community which is celebrated as vibrant, healthy, and welcoming.
Individuality, Diversity & Dignity: We meet people where they are at; honor each person’s unique culture, needs, and abilities; and work with them to recognize their strengths and utilize their power to create change.
Integrity: We act with sincerity and transparency within the community and within our organization.
Partnership: We partner with community volunteers, organizations, and institutions to increase community engagement and impact.
Stewardship: We utilize, maximize and leverage resources in a responsible manner.
Responsive: We listen to the community, and adapt our organization’s talents, skills, and resources to identified needs.
Merrick Community Services (MCS) recognizes the reality of historically marginalized and socioeconomically disadvantaged persons are the result of systemic and institutional racism and other biases. MCS believes racism and other forms of discrimination have no place in our society. Therefore, we commit to being a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization, where all participants, staff, volunteers, and partners feel valued and respected and experience a sense of belonging, regardless of their gender identity, race, ethnicity, culture, national origin, religion, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, education, or disability (seen and unseen).
We embrace an equitable and nondiscriminatory approach with our programs and services and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement. We respect, value, and celebrate diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure a safe place so that all are valued and heard.
Merrick Community Services is an inclusive environment committed to serving diverse individuals, organizations and communities. Merrick Community Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.