Latest 'Centacare' news articles.
Megan finds her calling as a business woman13 April 2022Along with some of her friends from Centacare's Illuka Social and Life Skills Hub on the Sunshine Coast, Megan is selling bespoke potted succulents and reversible bandanas for dogs and puppies. From design to production to sales, everyone has a role to...
"Winn beloved", postcards from the war13 April 2022It was 1945, but Winn can remember the day she stood on the platform at Clapham Junction Railway Station like it was yesterday. She was there to reunite with her fiance, Rob, who was returning from the war in Britain. She said it was the happiest day...
Centacare opens new Gold Coast hub6 April 2022On Friday 1 April, Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman and Bishop Ken Howell officially opened our new Gold Coast hub and Gold Coast Family Relationship Centre. Our Gold Coast team welcomed about 60 guests to the opening, including clients and their families.
Gender pioneer Beryl 'breaks the bias'7 March 2022In the 1950s, when men were breadwinners and women the home makers, Beryl, 93, managed a plumbing and hardware shop. Her push for equal opportunity makes her the perfect person to talk to this International Women's Day.
Disability care clients pursue their passions7 March 2022At HAND Social and Life Skills Hub, a passion for cars has bred a tight knit team known as the most trusted car detailers around.
The pandemic from behind bars7 March 2022Speaking to our Prisoners Services and Prison Chaplaincy teams we discover what it has been like to experience the pandemic from behind bars.
The farm is where the heart is for Percy7 February 2022It's mid-Summer in Kingaroy, but Percy, 89, shows no signs of slowing down as he tends to his acre of land. He was a farmer in his early years and keeping busy alongside his support worker Patricia brings him great joy.
Tanya shines in her dream job7 February 2022Tanya, 31, shines in her cafe dream job with the right amount of back-up from her support worker Courtney.
A meaningful career7 February 2022Discover how David found a meaningful career with Centacare after leaving a fast paced role as a foreman for a construction company.
Experiencing Christmas following release from prison14 December 2021We asked Cherelle, from Prisoners Services what being released from prison is like and how their clients might be feeling as we approach Christmas.