Centacare Family Services
Phone: 08 9921 1433
Contact Person: Anne Smith
Address: 3 Maitland Street, Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia
Centacare Family Services Geraldton was established in 1986 by the Bishop of Geraldton. Aware of the fundamental dignity of the person, Centacare acts as the official welfare arm of the Church in the Diocese of Geraldton by providing professional, pastoral and community care to families and individuals.
All the works of Centacare are based on the principle of the absolute worth of the individual. Over time there have been changing needs of persons and communities and new challenges to be met.
The goal for Centacare from its beginning is to provide to the community a complete family service.
Centacare Family Services is committed to providing services which consistently meet our customers’ specified needs and expectations. Over the years, Centacare’s services have expanded from Geraldton to Exmouth, Carnarvon, Yalgoo, Mt Magnet and other towns in the region.
Centacare provides Counselling services to the region,
provides support to Victims of Crime;
provides support to Child Witnesses needing preparation for giving evidence in court;
provides the Volunteer Service;
provides Emergency Relief;
provides a Drumbeat programme;
provides a SNUGGLES for mum's and bubs;
provides Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) a confidential and professional counselling service for employees.. It enables employees to resolve work and personal issues that may affect their wellbeing and productivity;
provides Marriage Preparation;
provides the Family Relationship Centre for Separating Families;
provides the Children's Contact Service to enable children to see both parents where there is conflict.
provides Christmas Dinner for those on their own;
Back to School Project - providing basic items on a child's stationery list at the beginning of a school year;