Centacare Catholic Diocese of Ballarat

Centacare is the official social welfare service of the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Centacare, Catholic Diocese of Ballarat Inc. is a service of the Catholic Diocese of Ballarat to all peoples throughout Western Victoria. Centacare seeks to work in partnership with Federal, State and other funding bodies, fellow welfare providers and the community to provide professional and responsive services to those who seek them. Building on more than 30 years of service and the values of catholic social teaching, Centacare welcomes everyone no matter what their race, religion, gender or sexuality. Our devoted and passionate staff are committed to delivering services designed to promote respect, inclusion, integrity, accountability and justice.


Agency Head

Mr Tony Fitzgerald, Chief Executive Officer


4-6 Peel Street North, Ballarat, VIC, 3350, Australia


(03) 5337 8999




  • Aged Care (Community)
  • Children's Services (excluding Foster Care)
  • Emergency Relief (includes Disaster Relief)
  • Employment
  • Family and Relationships Services
  • Homelessness
  • Gambling Help
  • Housing
  • Marriage and Education
  • Mental Health Support
  • Policy/Advocacy/Research
  • Youth Services
  • Victims Assistance Program