CatholicCare Sandhurst is deeply shocked and saddened by the extreme loss of life and wounding caused by the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, targeting Christians on Easter Sunday and some tourist hotels. These terrible events have shattered families, communities and church congregations - across Sri Lanka, Australia, and the world. The Board and staff of CCS extend our deepest sympathies, shared grief, compassion and support to those affected. We entrust those who have died to the love and care of God, and we will continue to work towards communities of peace, healing, inclusiveness and transformation.
WELCOME TO CCS
CatholicCare Sandhurst (CCS) is a not-for-profit organisation, providing counselling services, school chaplaincy services and programs to individuals, couples, families and groups across the Victorian Loddon Mallee and Goulburn Murray regions. We are the official welfare agency of the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Sandhurst.
At CCS we deliver high quality family and relationship services that are available for all people. We acknowledge that people come to us with a wide range of faiths, cultures and personal beliefs. Hopefully everyone feels welcomed.
We are a participating agency of CatholicCare Victoria Tasmania (CCVT) and a member of Catholic Social Services Victoria (CSSV) and Catholic Social Services Australia (CSSA).
CCS is working hard to ensure that we have a safe and nurturing place for workers and for clients alike. We have been finding ways to share the responsibility for making our organisation a good place to work. Sanctuary has been selected as the preferred model for CCS as it is an internationally recognised organisational change model that incorporates healing for all aspects of the service including the organisation itself, our staff and clients, and the children we see. The primary goal of creating this culture change is to promote safety for all of the people who are part of our community.
Select from the below to find out more about our services:
CCS provides a variety of programs including counselling, dispute resolution and mediation, in home support and advocacy.
This program provides financial or material aid to assist people experiencing financial hardship
Programs for children ages 0-18, including mental health support, communities for children, youth justice as well as our School Chaplaincy Program.
A range of programs and workshops for parents, couples and children of all ages aimed at support and ongoing development.
Employee Assistance Programs, training and counselling services, Family Law Pathways, Parents Next and Clinical Supervision for Professionals.