Edmund Rice Services Mt Atkinson (ERSMA) aims to develop partnerships with local community organisations and neighbourhoods to deliver community services. We believe in the value of connecting people, strengthening the capacities of community members and having an early intervention response to social concerns.
We strive for communities to be healthy, integrated, supportive and participatory and which are also intercultural, engaged in lifelong learning and are resilient in response to modern day challenges.
ERSMA is based at and manages Mt Atkinson Community Centre (MACC), a community-based space that currently includes a beautiful farmhouse with access to 500 hectares of land to deliver a variety of activities including mountain bike riding, high and low ropes challenge courses, archery, art, bush cooking, food growing and more.
Edmund Rice Services – Mt Atkinson aims to develop partnerships with local community organisations and neighbourhoods to deliver community development projects. We use a preventative approach for early intervention, focusing on capacity building and social wellbeing to strengthen connections within community