Centacare FNQ

Centacare FNQ is the Social Services agency of the Catholic Diocese of Cairns. Covering the region from Cardwell in the south, west to the Northern Territory border and north to the Torres Strait and Gulf of Carpentaria, we have been supporting the community of Far North Queensland since 1981. Our vision is for an inclusive community, which respects diversity, empowers its members and values wellbeing. We aim to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our community through collaborative relationships and partnerships, promoting equity and responding to need at an individual, family and community level. We offer support through the following programs; Counselling Services, Emergency Relief, Social Wellbeing Hub, Mental Health & Wellbeing Coaching, Multicultural Services. We offer support through the following programs: Counselling Services, Emergency Relief, Marlin Coast Respite Centre Mental Health Services, Migrant Services, Time Out Program Youth Services along with other general information that may be of assistance to people.


Agency Head

Ms Anita Veivers, Executive Director


22-34 Aplin Street, Cairns, QLD, 4870, Australia


(07) 4044 0130




  • Aged Care (Community)
  • Community Building
  • Disability
  • Family Violence
  • Emergency Relief (includes Disaster Relief)
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Family and Relationships Services
  • Refugee and Asylum Seeker Services
  • Indigenous
  • Marriage Education
  • Mental Health Support
  • Prison Ministry and Post Release Support
  • Vocational Programs
  • Youth Services