The CatholicCare Story

As the social services agency of the Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba, CatholicCare provides a range of services to promote individual, family and community wellbeing.

From humble beginnings in 1983 of lunchtime counselling sessions conducted by volunteer workers, CatholicCare now employs approximately 50 staff and over 70 volunteers that service an area of nearly 500,000km2 across Southwest Queensland.

We truly believe in supporting our communities through a range of services including family and relationship counselling, mediation for relationship breakdown, separation and co-parenting, migrant and refugee support, the delivery of First Nation Peoples programs and wrap around youth support.

The Business Resilience Centre is a social Enterprise of CatholicCare that aims to support local businesses and their people, so that businesses can thrive in today's fast paced and often unpredictable business environment.

Click HERE to read and share our CatholicCare Strategic Plan 2023-2026

Click HERE to read and share our Annual Snapshot for 2022-2023

Our mission is to empower individuals, families and communities to meet the challenges of life and relationships.


Our values inform the way that our people relate to the community, to those we serve and to each other:

Compassion | Respect | Integrity | Justice | Hope

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Our Strategy

Over the next three years, we will build on the success and growth accomplished in our operational maturity with the
following four strategic commitments. This approach affords a framework for evaluating the impact and success of our
efforts over time in a demanding and ever-changing environment. Each of these strategic commitments will be delivered
and measured through a variety of activities, plans and reports.

• Work Together

Working together to seek feedback, consult and collaborate with stakeholders.

• Transform

Transform models of service delivery to be fit for purpose and financially viable, especially in smaller towns.

• Outcomes Focused

Service delivery being outcome focused with impact identified and communicated.

• Excellence

Being explicit in our planning and deliberate in our pursuit of excellence.

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