Latest Updates

Girls and Boys Yarn Group success

Girls and Boys Yarn Up Group: The groups have been very successful and a much loved afternoon activity for the school aged children of Wauchope. The boys group consist of 16 boys aged 5-12 years and the girls group consist of 21 girls aged 5-12 years. There is an extensive wait list as the groups have been very [...]

2018-11-26T00:54:13+00:00November 26th, 2018|

Spirit of the Outback dream a reality for Chris

Our local Bago Magic Performance member, Chris Wood recently travelled on the famous Spirit of the Outback train from Port Macquarie to Longreach (QLD) and back. The return trip was over 3,000kms! Chris was also recently featured in the Port News Chris said he had a fantastic time and highlights of his trip included: Visiting the Australian [...]

2018-11-26T02:16:57+00:00November 23rd, 2018|

Sailability bringing John joy

Sailability is a volunteer organisation dedicated to providing sailing for people with disabilities, regardless of age, gender or disability. You are able to embrace your sailing spirit. It is fun, safe and rewarding in which all can participate. As part of the Centacare group, the images show one of our clients, John attending Sailability for the first time [...]

2018-11-26T02:17:10+00:00November 21st, 2018|

What is Occupational Therapy?

“Occupational therapists are qualified health professionals who work with people of all ages and abilities to do the things they need and want to in all aspects of life, such as taking care of oneself and others, working, volunteering, and participating in hobbies, interests and social events.” (Occupational Therapy Australia, n.d.) Occupational Therapy looks at a person’s entire [...]

2018-11-26T02:17:20+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Get active and join Saturday sports!

Saturday Sports is a group activity that takes place every Saturday morning from 9am to 12pm. It is a program that is based on team work, sportsmanship, exercise and being healthy. Every participant is encouraged to do their best and have a go.  We meet at boost juice for a healthy kick start to the group session and [...]

2018-11-26T02:17:32+00:00November 15th, 2018|


Disability SERVICES UPDATE Centacare is continuing to work very hard to provide services under the NDIS and assist all people receiving a service to meet their goals. We are in the process of developing groups for people to participate in with support from Centacare staff. The groups will be based on people’s interests, accessing leisure activities, which are [...]

2018-11-26T02:18:30+00:00October 29th, 2018|

All Ability Futsal

All Ability Futsal “We encourage everyone to participate and we are all about sportsman-ship!” The team played an exhibition match recently against the East Coast Eagles team, the women are the current national champions, and both teams are about to travel to China and New Zealand! It was a great time had by all! Chris, the program manager and [...]

2018-11-26T02:18:41+00:00October 25th, 2018|

From the New Manager of Community Services

Firstly, thank you everyone for such a warm and encouraging welcome as I settle into the role of Manager, Community Services. I have a background working in disability and human services for twenty years as a social worker and manager. I started with St Agnes' Parish on 2 July 2018 and I acknowledge the strong and proud history of [...]

2018-10-17T23:34:49+00:00October 16th, 2018|