CatholicCare Wilcannia-Forbes

At CatholicCare Wilcannia – Forbes we provide a broad range of programs and services to encourage and support people living in western NSW; adapting services in response to specific needs, and developing collaborative partnerships to strengthen the capacity of our rural and remote communities. Established in 1996, CatholiCare Wilcannia – Forbes is the official welfare service of the Catholic Church of the Diocese of Wilcannia – Forbes, which covers the western 52 per cent of New South Wales. We have offices in Bathurst, Bourke, Brewarrina, Broken Hill, Condobolin, Dubbo, Forbes, Lake Cargelligo, Narromine, Orange, Parkes, Wilcannia, Cobar and Nyngan/Warren with staff offering a diverse range of programs and services to individuals, families and communities.


Agency Head

Ms Anne-Marie Mioche, Chief Executive Officer


136 Lachlan St, FORBES, NSW, 2871, Australia


(02) 6850 1788



  • Aged Care (Community)
  • Family and Relationships Services
  • Homelessness
  • Financial Counselling
  • Gambling Help
  • Housing
  • Indigenous
  • Mental Health Support
  • Youth Services