Centacare NQ

Community Engagement and Support Services

Community Engagement and Support Services

Centacare NQ builds capacity through providing support and community engagement to regional and rural areas across North Queensland.
Confidentiality

All information is confidential within the limits of legal and professional boundaries. This can be further clarified at initial contact.


Programs

cloncurry community support service

(Cloncurry)

An information, referral, and counselling and support service permanently based in Cloncurry.

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COMMUNITIES FOR CHILDREN INITIATIVE

(Mount Isa)

An initiative to support healthy young families, including early learning and care, and the provision of community education programs and activities such as playgroups.

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drought

(Outreach to Townsville, Mount Isa, Doomadgee, Carpentaria, Croydon, Etheridge, Charters Towers, Hinchinbrook, Cloncurry, Boulia, Diamantina, Winton, Flinders, Richmond, McKinlay)

Assists with advocacy (Centrelink and drought subsidy forms) and support for depression and anxiety, relationship difficulties, loss and grief, family issues and anger management.

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GAMBLING HELP SERVICE

(Townsville, Mount Isa, Outreach to Ingham, Charters Towers, Burdekin, Palm Island, Cloncurry)

Provides counselling and support services for people with program gambling behaviours, their partners, families and friends. After hours and telephone counselling are available. Community Education Programs about problem and responsible gambling are available for groups, community organisations, schools or businesses.

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HIPPY

(Mount Isa, Burdekin)

The Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) is a two-year home-based parenting and early childhood enrichment program targeting families with young children.

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partners in recovery

(Mount Isa, Outreach to Cloncurry)

A program which aims to better support people with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs.

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standby remote service

(Mount Isa, Outreach to North West and Central QLD- North to Mornington Island, South to Birdsville and Windorah, East to Normanton, Julia Creek, Longreach, Barcaldine, Jericho, Alpha and Tambo)

The StandBy Response Service is a community based program that provides a 24 hour coordinated response to assist families, friends, associates and witnesses who have been bereaved through suicide.

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