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Centacare New England North West

Centacare New England North West (NENW) is a quality accredited not-for-profit organisation which has been operating across the health, welfare and community services sectors for over 10 years.

Established in 2001 by the Catholic Schools Office supported by the then Bishop of the Armidale Diocese Bishop Luc Matthys Centacare NENW was created to provide counselling services and promote the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities in the Diocese of Armidale.

Today, with an increase in funding (both State and Federal Government) Centacare NENW offers a wide range of programs and provides a significant portion of mental health and family based services in the New England region.  Programs offered are psychological and counselling services including financial and gambling counselling, family dispute resolution (mediation), parenting and family relationship education courses, mental health programs for children, young people and adults and the Personal Helpers and Mentors program.

Centacare NENW employs over 60 staff and has six offices located inTamworth, Armidale, Moree, Narrabri, Inverell and Walgett.  Our team of psychologists, counsellors, case workers, mediators, mentors and educators travel to many regional areas providing valuable services to our clients and community members in remote locations.  Our team includes an Aboriginal Liaison Officer and a Cultural and Linguistically Diverse Liaison Officer (CALD) who provide additional support to the Aboriginal and CALD members of the region.

Centacare NENW strives to continue to be a leading service provider in the welfare and community services sectors.  We look forward to continuing to develop and expand on our services with the support from Most Reverend Michael Kennedy, Bishop of the Armidale Diocese.

Centacare NENW offers services to all residents of the Armidale Diocese regardless of race, age, gender or religious denomination.

For more information contact:


V Guy Kable Building

201 Marius Street

Tamworth NSW 2340

Ph: (02) 6762 9200

Fax: (02) 6762 6165



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