Centacare North Queensland

Centacare Townsville, auspiced by the Catholic Church has been providing an extensive range of programs and services to families in the North Queensland region since 1979. The catchment area has expanded to cover 25% of the geographical area of Queensland. With head office located in Townsville, Centacare Townsville also operates out of offices in Mount Isa, Cloncurry, Normanton and Bowen and delivers outreach services to the regional communities of Ingham, Palm Island, Charters Towers, Ayr, Home Hill, Collinsville, Proserpine, Cannonvale, Richmond and Julia Creek. Centacare Townsville’s service delivery and expertise range from: • therapeutic and brief counselling in a range of areas including relationships, grief and loss, managing wellness, self-esteem, gambling and addictions, parenting; • family support; • case management; • homelessness; • dispute resolution; • disability services: in-home, respite and residential care, and • educative groups and course work in a variety of areas including: healthy relationships, parenting, self-esteem, effective management of emotions and feelings, and budgeting. Working with adults, children and adolescents, our range of services and innovative approaches reflect the diversity of our region. Centacare Townsville is an organisation with a strong inclusive community focus. We are committed to improving the wellbeing of the many communities in which we work.


Agency Head

Mr Peter Monaghan, Executive Director


(07) 4772 9000




  • Children's Services (excluding Foster Care)
  • Disability
  • Family Violence
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Family and Relationships Services
  • Homelessness
  • Gambling Help
  • Housing
  • Indigenous
  • Marriage Education
  • Mental Health Support
  • Pregnancy Support
  • Youth Services
  • School counselling