St Joseph's Cowper Ltd

St Joseph's Cowper is a residential and foster care agency for children and young people placed in the care of the Minister by the courts, located in Grafton, northern NSW. These placement services are based on a therapeutic model of care where significant supports are in place to effect positive and sustained changes in behaviour to ensure good outcomes for young people. SJC also offers non-placement services such as supervised contact, transport, mentoring,respite care and educational services for young people suspended from school. SJC is a Mercy Ministry which has been in operation for 100 years in 2013, having started as an orphanage. SJC is primarily state government funded however is also dependent on the charity dollar for the continuation of a number of programs.


Agency Head

Sue McKimm, Director


120 North Street , PO Box 418, Grafton, NSW, 2460, Australia


(02) 6642 3022



  • Children's Services (excluding Foster Care)
  • Disability
  • Out of Home Care - Foster Care
  • Youth Services