Guide to the Diocese

Health and Aged Care Services

‘Casey Court’ / Villa Monica

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Parish
Gordon St & 5 Valley St
Coffs Harbour  2450
Ph: (02) 6652 9842         
Fax: (02) 6652 9837
Jan Cullen
Self-care units

Catholic Care of the Aged

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Parish.
Catholic Presbytery, PO Box 141, Casino 2470
Ph:(02) 6662 1025         
Fax: (02) 6662 3177
Mr John Platt
Self-care units

Catholic Care of the Aged Head Office

Parent Body: Parish of St Agnes

PO Box 1136, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph:(02) 6583 1744          
Fax: (02) 6583 3716
Mrs Sue McCann

Crowley Memorial Retirement Village

Hostel Accommodation, Independent Living Units; Nursing Home
Parent Body: Parish
154 Cherry St, Ballina 2478
Ph: (02) 6686 5090         
Fax: (02) 6686 6082
Mr. Michael Penhey

CrowIey Memorial Retirement Village operates:
Hostel  Accommodation
Independent Living Units
Nursing Home Care

Currran Centre

Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: CHCS Administration
PO Box 2450, Coffs Harbour 2450
Ph: (02) 6650 9145         
Fax: (02) 6651 2897
Mr. Tim Allsopp

Emmaus

Nursing Homes
P0Box 1736, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph:  (02) 6589 9803        
Fax: (02) 6583 5919
Mrs. Joy Walsh

Lourdes House

Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
POBox 1736, Port Macquarie 2444
Morton & Heather Sts, Port Macquarie 2444 Ph:(02) 6583 4273           
Fax: (02) 6583 5045
Mrs. Heather Nicholson
For men & women; 45 single rooms with en suites; 2 respite

Lourdes Nursing Home

Nursing Home 
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 1736, Port Macquarie 2444 38 Clifton Dr, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph: (O2) 6583 1744        
Fax: (O2) 6583 3716
Mrs Brenda Buckley
115 beds including 3 respite

Lourdes Retirement Village

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 1736, Port Macquarie 2444 Boronia St, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph: (O2) 6584 3515        
Fax: (02) 6584 3871
Mrs Tina Madden
66 two bedroom & 2 three bedroom self-care units

MacKillop Place

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Parish
Robinson St, Bangalow 2479
Ph: (02) 6687 1030

Marian Court

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Cathedral Parish PO Box Z, Lismore 2480
Cnr Dibbs & Dalley Sts, Lismore 2480
Ph: (02) 66260200       
Fax: (02) 66212301
Mr Geoff Costello
Self-care units

Marian Grove & Villa Maria

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Parish
Marian PI, Toormina 2452
Ph: (02) 6653 1241         
Fax: (02) 6653 3824
 Email: scca@midcogst.com.au
Mr Frank Kennedy

Maryknoll Hostel

Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 1736, Port Macquarie 2444 Lochinvar PI, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph: (02) 6584 1996         
Fax: (02) 6583 4496
Mrs Shirley Perry
For men & women; 40 single rooms with en suites

Mater Christi Hostel/Nursing Home

Nursing Home     
Marian Place, Toormina 2452
Ph: (02) 6658 6133         
Fax: (02) 6658 6144
 Email: mater@midcoast.com.au
Susanne Wheelahan

McAnnelly Place

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 123, Kyogle 2474
Ph: (02) 6632 1074
Mrs Sheryl Watts

Mt Carmel House Hostel

Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 1736, Port Macquarie 2444
Lochinvar Pl, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph: (02) 6584 3449 
Fax: (02) 6583 2118
Mrs Heather Nicholson
For men & women; 20 single rooms with en suites

Ozanam Villa Home for the Aged

Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
9 Nimbin Pl, Coffs Harbour 2450
Ph: (02) 6652 2366
Fax: (02) 6651 4820
Cathy Myers

Southern Cross Care NSW/ACT Inc

Casino
Independent Living Units
9 Anderson Ave, Casino 2470
Ph: (02) 6662 8341
Contact: Mrs Leanne Doohan

Casino
Nursing Home
62 Centre St, Casino 2470
Ph: (02) 6662 1433
Fax: (02) 6662 8341
Contact., Mrs Leanne Doohan

St Joseph’s Apartments
Hostel Accommodation
1-9 Blundell Blvd, South Tweed Heads 2486
Ph: (07) 5524 4519
Fax: (07) 5524 5574
Contact: Paul Raphael

St Joseph’s Villas Aged Care Units
Independent Living Units
Blundell Boulevarde, South Tweed Heads 2486
Ph: (07) 5524 45 19
Contact: Mr Paul Raphael

St Martha’s  Apartments
Hostel Accommodation
3-7 Leisure Dr, Banora Point 2486
Ph: (07) 5524 8173
Fax: (02) 5524 8170
Contact: Paul Raphael

St Martha ~ Villas Aged Care Units
Independent Living Units
Leisure Dr, Banora Point 2486
Ph: (07) 5524 8173
Contact: Paul Raphael

St Michael’s  Home for the Aged
Hostel Accommodation
PO Box 707, Casino 2470
Ph: (02) 6662 1433
Fax: (02) 6662 1276

St Agnes Hostel
Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 1736, Port Macquarie 2444
Lochinvar Pl, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph: (02) 6583 3811
Fax: (02) 6583 3864
Mrs Anne Hicks
 For men & women; 42 single rooms
 with ensuites and 10 double rooms with
ensuites for couples

St Agnes Lodge
Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 1736, Port Macquarie 2444
Lochinvar Pl, Port Macquarie  2444
Ph: (02) 6583 6200
Fax: (02) 6583 2118
Mrs Heather Nicholson
For men & women; dementia specific,
20 single rooms with en suites; 1 respite

St Agnes Retirement Village
Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Parish
PO Box 1736, Port Macquarie, 2444
1 Lochnivar Pl Ocean & Green Meadows  Drv
Port Macquarie 2444
Ph:(02)65843515
Fax:(02 65843871
Ms Tina Madden
134 two bedroom self-care units

St Augustine's Nursing Home

Nursing Home
Parent Body: Parish
6-10 Bonville St, Coffs Harbour 2450
Ph: (02) 6652 5086
Fax: (02) 6650 0084
Email: sapage@chcs.com.au
Sandi Page

St Catherine's Villa

Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Sisters of Mercy
PO Box 1296, Grafton 2460
North St, Grafton 2460
Ph: (02) 6642 4255
Fax: (02)66432327
Colleen MacInnes
For men & women; 32 beds

St Joseph's Hostel for the Aged

Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
37 Azalea Ave, Coffs Harbour
Ph: (02) 66512870

Fax: (02) 665 00842
Kathryn McDonough
Full personal care

St Joseph's Nursing Home

Hostel Accomodation
Parent Body: Parish
Dalley Street  Lismore  2480
Ph: (02) 6621 8411 Fax: (02) 66219742
Mr Trevor Sands

St Matthew’s Aged Care Units

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Cathedral Parish
PO Box 2, Lismore 2480
3 Jubilee Ave, Lismore 2480
Ph: (02) 6621 2271
Fax: (02) 66212301
Mr. Geoff Costello
Self care units

St Thomas a’Becket  Units

Independent Living Units
Parent Body: Coraki Parish
Catholic Presbtery PO Box 50, Coraki 2471
Ph (02)6683 2051 
Fax: (02) 6683 2751
Rev Richard Foley

St Vincent de Paul

Ozanam Villa
Hostel Accommodation
226 Arthur Street Grafton 2460
Ph: (02)6642 4188
Fax: (02) 6643 3390
Contact: Jenny Parker
For men & women; 48 beds

Ozanam Villa
Hostel Accommodation
131 Dibbs Street Lismore 2480
Ph:(02) 6621 6905 
Fax:(02)66223514
Email ozanamvilla@ bigpond.com.au
Contact: Mrs Sue Nunn

Ozanam Villa Units
Self-contained Units
131 Dibbs Street Lismore 2480
Ph:(02) 6621 6905 
Fax:(02)66223514
Contact: Mrs Sue Nunn
Self contained units

Vincent Court Hostel
Hostel Accommodation
Parent Body: Parish
88 Leith Street  West Kempsey 2440
Ph: (02)6562 6062 
Fax: (02) 6562 7608
Self-care units
Mr Todd Watts

Wispering Sands’
Independent living units
Parent Body: Kingscliff Parish
5 Hampton Crt, Pottsville Beach  2489
Ph: (02) 6674 1284
Self care units

HOSPITALS

St Vincent's Private Hospital
Parent Body: Diocese
PO Box 572, Lismore 2480
Dalley St, Lismore 2480
Ph: (02) 66218411
Fax: (02) 662 19742
Chief Executive Officer: Mr Bob Walsh


Social Welfare Services
Centacare Family Services
Coffs Harbour Office
12 Gordon St, Coffs Harbour 2450
Ph: (02) 6650 0672
Fx: (02) 6651 2897
Programs for Specific Purposes, Marriage Preparation,
Counselling, Respite Care for Carers of Disabled. Coffs Harbour Parish

Community Aged Care Packages for home-based care
PO Box 4028 Goonellabah 2480
3 Jubilee Ave., Goonellabah 2480
Ph: (02) 6620 0000
Fx: (02) 6620 0066
Contact: The Coordinator/Manager. Email: cacp@ctcarthages.org.au
 
Port Macquarie Office
PO Box 104, Port Macquarie 2444
Suite 7B Level 1,
10-12 Short St, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph: (02) 6584 0704.
Fx: (02) 6584 0724
Contact: The Programme Manager
Employment for people with disabilities, supported accommodation
for people with disabilities, youth refuge, marriage education,
marriage and family counselling. Community support program,
men & relationships support coordinator, psychiatric rehab service,
community housing, training & technology, jobs pathway

Centacare Respite Program - Disability Respite Service
Disability Services
 Lismore Office, PO Box 4028, Goonellabah. 2480
Ph: (02) 6620 0000
Fax: (02) 6620 0066
Jodi Scott
Centre based live in Respite Program for Adults
with Intellectual Disabilities. Within St Carthage's Parish

Family Planning Services

Family Services


Casino Natural Family Planning Centre
 Ph: (02) 6663 1308
Contact: Mrs Catherine Magner
Grafton Natural Family Planning Centre
 PO Box 168, Grafton 2460
Ph: (02) 66440217
 Contact: Mrs Erin Hassett
Carroll Centre
St Vincent Hospital,
Dalley St, Lismore 2480
Ph: (02) 6621 6317
Port Macquarie
Ph: (02) 6584 9490
Contact: Jan Crombie & Willa Whitewolf
 PO Box 25, Tweed Heads 2485
Ph: (07) 5524 6762
Email: nfp@stjosephs.org.au
 
Marriage and Family Counselling
Curran Centre
12 Gordon St
Coffs Harbour 2450
Ph: (02) 6650 0672         
Fax: (02) 6651 2897
Family Counsellor. Narell Corless
SrAnne Hannigan

McCosker House
Homeless Support Services
Parent Body: St Vincent de Paul
20 Table St, Port Macquarie 2444
Ph: (02) 6584 2630

St Carthage'e Seniors Day Care
General Services
PO Box 4028, Goonellabah 2480
Ph: (02) 6620 0000         
Fax: (02) 6620 0066 Email: seniors@carthages.org.au
Joan Raison
Lismore and Italian Seniors Day Care Centre
Based Respite for Frail Elderly. St Carthage's Parish

St Joseph's Community Centre
Children & Youth Services
PO Box 6155, Tweed Heads South 2486
27 Minjungbal Drive, Tweed Heads South 2486
Ph: (07) 5524 7566         
Fax: (07) 5524 8026
E-mail: futcherhouse@hotmail.com;
jstorey@stjosephs.com.au
Mr John Story
Youth Accommodation and Support Services:

St Joseph's Cowper Sisters of Mercy
Children & Youth Services
PO Box 418, Grafton 2460
Ph: (02) 6642 3022         
Fax: (02) 6642 1163
Sue McKimm

St Vincent de Paul Centres
PO Box 660, Lismore 2480
50 Cathcart St, Lismore 2480
Ph: (02) 6621 5835
The society of St Vincent de Paul operates many centres of care.
For more information on service provided and locations
contact The Diocesan President.

Wardell Mercy Centre
Children & Youth Services
Parent Body: Sisters of Mercy
 PO Box 22, Wardell 2477
Ph: (02) 6683 4642         
Fax: (02) 6683 4642
Sr Larelle Laverty RSM

Other Organisations

Assoctiation of Catholic School Principals, Inc

P0 Box A159, Sydney South 1235
Ph: (02) 9287 1577         
Fax: (02) 9264 6308
Executive Officer: Mr Terry Blanchard

Australian Catholic Cursillo Movement
P0 Box 101, Wollongbar 2477
42 Simpson Ave, Wollongbar 2477
Ph:(02) 6628 0455
Contact: E Daley

Beginning Experience
103 Invercauld Rd, Goonellabah 2480
Ph:(02) 6624 3196
Contact: Maureen Salkeld

Catholic Charismatic Renewal
Unit 8, 19 Namitjira, Ballina 2478
Contact: Maxine Cole

Catholic Church Insurances Limited
Level 15, 207 Kent St, Sydney 2000
Ph:(02) 9273 2800          
Fax: (02) 9273 2880
Web: wnwv.ccinsurances.com.au
Regional Manager NSW/ ACT: Edd Branigan
 Email: ebranigan@ccinsurances.com.au

Catholic Commission for Employment Nations
Level 14, Polding Centre
133 Liverpool St,  Sydney 2000
Ph: (02) 9390 5255         
Fax: (02) 9267 4559
Web: wnvw.ccer.catholic.org.au
Executive Director: Michael McDonald
E: executive.director@ccer.catholic.com.au

Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund
POBox 1119, Port Macquarie  2444
106 Horton St, Port Maquarie  2444
Ph:(02) 6583 8100; 1300 658 776 (Freecall) far (02) 6583 4300
Regional Manager: Mr John Jokantas

Catholic Women's League
Bent St, South Grafton 2460
Ph:(02) 6642 5806
Contact Mrs Lynne Higham
Email: Inhigham@dodo.com.au

CCI  Management Limited .
6P0 Box 180, Melbourne 3001
Ph: 1300 655 220 (freecall)
fax: (03) 9934 3460
Web: www.cciim.com.au
tessDevelopment Manager: Brian Stieg
Email:  bstieg@ccinsurances.com.au

National Catholic Superannuation Fund
6POBox 180, Melbourne 3001
Ph: 1300 655 002 (Freecall)
Fax: (03) 9934 3465
Web: www.ncsf.com.au
Administrator: Catholic Church Insurances Limited
Superannuation Business Manager: Loretta Drago
Email: Idrago@ccinsurances.com.au

Natural Family Planning
PO Box 219, Tweed Heads 2488
 Ph: (07) 5524 6762
Contact: Mrs Diane Copeland

Passionist Family Groups
Ph: (07) 3366 1155
Contact: Russ & Gwen Winterscheidt