Catholiccare

Inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ, especially the parable of the Good Samaritan, CatholicCare reaches out to the whole community by bringing joy to those they serve—enabling growth, healing and hope.

As the social services agency for the diocese, CatholicCare’s range of services providing social and emotional support throughout life’s journey, supporting people to have positive relationships and connected lives, achieve the dignity of self-reliance, and realise their full human potential.

Services include—counselling, aged care, NDIS, foster care, parenting workshops, marriage and relationship education, children’s contact services, out of school hours care, job ready programs, pastoral support and more.

  • 6
    sites throughout the diocese
  • 243
    employees
  • 85,342
    hours of support
  • 12,755
    lives enriched
  • 262
    social outings for aged and disability clients
  • 1,551
    visits provided to people in aged care homes

General enquiries

CatholicCare
Catholic Diocese of Wollongong
Illawarra Office
PO Box 1174 (25–27 Auburn Street)
Wollongong NSW 2500 Australia
Ph: (02) 4227 1122
Fax: (02) 4226 9736
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.catholiccare.dow.org.au

Executive staff

CatholicCare

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Michael Austin

Director
local_phone (02) 4254 9318
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Michelle Ferrara

Executive Manager, Children & Youth
local_phone (02) 4254 7714
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Gail Maurice

Executive Manager, Quality Systems & People & Culture
local_phone (02) 4254 9362
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Kate Nolan

Executive Manager, Aged & Disability
local_phone (02) 4254 9342
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Roseanne Plunkett

Executive Manager, Family Services
local_phone (02) 4254 9311
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Judy Valic

Executive Manager, Business Support
local_phone (02) 4254 9312