Family and Relationships
Centacare Disability Services is part of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Services were established in 1986 from pilot projects funded by state and federal governments after the introduction of the Disability Services Act. Following institutional reform in 1996, services have greatly expanded to support people living in their own homes in the community.
The service is funded by Disability Services (Queensland), Home and Community Care (HACC) Program, Department of Communities (Queensland), Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations and a range of community benefit funds.
People with a disability are eligible to apply for disability services provided by Centacare where they meet the following criteria:
The following services currently support more than 500 people.
Centacare Disability Strategic Directions 2010-2013 (508 KB) - The Strategic Directions plan contains five Initiative Statements that aim to shape the priority areas that Disability Services will focus on during service planning and delivery over the next few years.
Locate Centacare Disability Services (218 KB)