who we are background

The Mount Druitt Ethnic Communities Agency is an independent community based organisation dedicated to informing, linking and empowering people from culturally diverse backgrounds to enhance a culturally rich and diverse Australia.

MECA works with local people to identify the needs of, and improve settlement services to, migrants, refugees and emerging communities in the suburbs of Mount Druitt and the wider Blacktown Local Government Area. MECA aims to build resilient communities by providing appropriate orientation, information, referrals and assistance. MECA also works with communities, individuals, government and service providers to promote community capacity building and social cohesion. MECA provides specialist youth services, which include community development, youth leadership and education and learning programs. The organisation is dedicated to improving social and economic outcomes for young people and promoting participation and inclusion in the broader community.


To support actively engaged community members for the purpose of enhancing and growing a more dynamic, cohesive, diverse, inclusive and resilient community.


Provide a dynamic environment for working collaboratively with refugee communities to identify strengths, create innovative solutions and support implementation through action.


Inclusive of all who come with a need. Flexible and responsive to the needs of our clients and community. Dynamic and active in the way we approach the community and seek opportunities to provide services to our clients.