Cultural Wellbeing Programs

Centacare NENW acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land on which our offices are located. We pay our respects to the Elders past and present, and extend our respect to all Elders and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the region.

Centacare NENW provides support for first nation’s peoples, migrants and refugees. This includes challenges such as language barriers, cultural misunderstanding, loss of family and community support, and unrecognized professional qualifications. Centacare NENW promotes strong, empowered, and respectful communities through a culturally sensitive and adaptable approach.

First Nation’s Peoples

Our community Aboriginal Liaison Officer provides regular face to face community events to support, celebrate and acknowledge the strength of our first nation’s people.

The program offers advocacy and support to reduce barriers and challenges for First Nation’s persons to access information, service and supports through Aboriginal specific, and mainstream services and is available to walk beside First Nation’s persons through their journey with Centacare.

Multicultural Communities

Our Multicultural Officer is available to provide guidance, education, information, support and referrals to a range of services that can help you during your settlement process.

We encourage everyone in the community to be join in with our activities and seasonal events through the year.

We can support and assist you throughout your settlement process in a number of ways, including:

  • Access to services in the region
  • Integration with the Community through our programmes and community events
  • Supporting Mental health and wellbeing
  • Adaptation to living in a rural area
  • Encouraging community connection
  • Mediation and counselling services
  • Individual support

Dubbed the Cathedral City, Armidale in the New England High Country is one of Australia’s most elegant regional cities. With an altitude of a kilometre above sea level, it’s known for vibrant autumn foliage and cool breezes in summer. Wander its streets and find 19th century churches mixed with modern cafes and restaurants.

Our office in Armidale is nestled on the edge of the CBD, on the corner of Dangar and Rusden Streets. We have been in this same location since we began providing services, expanding into other areas of the building as we have grown.

World Heritage wilderness, gem fossicking and a Celtic festival are some of the charms of this captivating rural town in the beautiful New England High Country of NSW. Historic Glen Innes has 30 heritage-listed buildings and a picture-postcard main street.

Our Glen Innes office is located in Grey Street, within Glen Innes’ CBD. This is our second location in this town, having outgrown our first location within months of opening the office there.

This is the place that is home to koalas, beautiful sunsets, vibrant community spaces – and us.

Gunnedah is the place where agriculture, innovation and small business meet. We have the giant natural canvas of our landscapes – and a few giant man-made artworks!

We hope you enjoy everything our beautiful region has to offer.

Located in Henry Street, our office is just outside the CBD in a quiet, private and leafy street. Pop in to say hello!

An elegant and historic town by the MacIntyre River, Inverell is in the heart of gemstone country. Try your luck fossicking for sapphires and other precious stones on the banks of the river, where people have been seeking their fortune since 1854.

Our office is located in Oliver Street, just off the main street. With plenty of parking across the road.

A place of relaxation and rejuvenation, Moree is in the beautiful Gwydir Valley in northwest NSW. Soak in hot artesian springs, sourced naturally from deep inside the Great Artesian Basin, and discover the therapeutic benefits of the mineral-rich waters.

Our office is located in Auburn Street, just back from the main street.

The Narrabri Region is the heart of the rich Namoi Valley located in north west NSW. Come and discover what makes our region a great place to visit!

Our office is located on Barwan Street, just outside of the CBD.

You might know us as the Country Music Capital, home to Australia’s First City of Light, or the gateway to the New England. But that’s just the beginning…It’s where rich heritage meets outdoor adventure, arts and culture complements luxury, and sport intersects action and fun.

We have two offices located in Tamworth. Our main office is located on in the V Guy Cable Building, just outside of the CBD on Marius Street.

Walgett Shire proudly offers all the ingredients for a great outback holiday; scenery, relaxation, recreation and revitalisation. It has an abundance of wildlife and flora on display, not to mention the spectacular sunrises and brilliant sunsets to open and close your day.

Our office is located on Wee Waa Street.