CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. They offer whole-of-community support and empowerment options to those in need regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity, or ethnicity.
Being responsive to local needs is at the heart of everything they do. They work with people to address issues from an early intervention perspective. Their programs are a combination of fee-for-service and government-funded. CatholicCare's Child & Family Services incorporate a range of programs all designed to strengthen families through equipping individuals, children, parents and carers with the skills to live their best life. Programs offered include:
Mental Wellbeing incorporating Counselling, Clinical Assessments, Employee Assistance Program and Adoptions Counselling.
Child, Youth and Family Services including Brighter Futures, Early Intervention Placement Prevention Program, Integrated Family and Domestic Violence Strategy, Foster Care, Restorations, Open Adoptions, Guardianship and Open Adoptions, Relative or kinship care, Supported Independent Living and After Care.
Disability Services offering assistance with Supported Accommodation, Co-ordination of Support, Community Access and the NDIS.