Services

Phone Taree 02 4960 7255 or Cessnock 02 4960 7256

Samaritans Care Navigation

Samaritans provides health and wellbeing support for people in Cessnock and Taree. Samaritans Care Navigation Service is a pilot program to help people achieve their health and wellbeing goals through one-on-one support. Care Navigators work with local GP’s to support people…

Phone 1300 656 336

Samaritans Early Learning Centres

Samaritans operates not-for-profit Early Learning Centres in Newcastle and Woodberry with a specific focus on quality and excellence in early childhood education and care. Samaritans is a charitable organisation invested in supporting the local community. The mission, vision and values…

Phone 4922 1500

ARAFMI Hunter Samaritans

Samaritans supports the carers of people with mental illness in Newcastle and the Hunter. ARAFMI Hunter Mental Health Carers offer support and counselling for the families and friends of people with mental illness. Mental illness can have a ripple effect…

Phone 0428 006 471

Getting It Together Scheme

Samaritans offers financial support for young people and their families in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and the Hunter Valley. Samaritans provides the Getting It Together Scheme (GITS), a financial brokerage service for young people and their families who have a history…

Phone 1800 270 738 for referrals

Rural Young Minds

Samaritans provides mental health wellbeing support to youth in Muswellbrook, Upper Hunter and Liverpool Plains Rural Young Minds (RYM) is a program for young people aged 12-25 years that have complex-severe mental health concerns. The program addresses “the missing middle”…

Phone 02 6539 3444

Early Childhood Early Intervention

Samaritans Early Childhood Early Intervention is a program offering NDIS support to children aged between 0-6 years in Newcastle & the Mid North Coast. Samaritans Early Childhood Early Intervention is: An NDIS Transition Provider, which can provide short term support…

Phone 02 4960 7100

Supported Employment

Samaritans Cleaning Service Samaritans Cleaning Service is a commercial and residential cleaning company responsible for cleaning offices and homes in the Newcastle and Hunter region. The service provides employment for people who, due to a range of disabilities, face barriers…

Phone 0418 424 669

The Circle

Coloured pencils in a circle

The Circle Program is funded through the Australian’s Government’s Communities for Children initiative. The Program works collaboratively with Primary Schools in the Wyong Shire on the Central Coast of NSW. We provide a range of evidence-based programs for children and young people…

Phone 1300 656 336

Coordination of Supports

Samaritans offers quality Coordination of Supports for people living with a disability and their families. In all of Samaritans work, we put the person we are supporting at the centre of all that we do. We work with you and…

Phone 1300 656 336

Community Housing

Samaritans operates a number of properties and housing in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Central Coast, Hunter Region and the Mid North Coast. Samaritans Housing provides supported accommodation and community housing to over 200 people. Samaritans Housing is a member of the NSW Federation of Housing Associations and Churches Housing. We…

Phone 02 6539 3400

Great Lakes Manning Homeless Support Service

The Great Lakes Manning Homeless Support Service offers help to women, men and children facing homelessness in the Taree and surrounding areas. The service operates from 9am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday and can be contacted on 65393400. Samaritans also…

Phone 02 6562 3705

Community Hub – Kempsey

The Community Hub offers assistance to women and children facing homelessness. The service supports families who are experiencing complex issues with their housing situation. The Community Hub also provides confidential and safe support for families who are dealing with domestic violence…

Phone 02 6551 0011

Taree Women’s Refuge

Taree Women’s Refuge provides crisis accommodation and outreach to women and their children. It is staffed by women with more than 15 years of combined experience. The Taree Women’s Refuge assists single women and women with children who have experienced,…

Phone 4933 9330

Samaritans Youth Accommodation Maitland

Samaritans Youth Accommodation Maitland  provides short term accommodation for young people aged 12-15 who are experiencing homelessness. This service supports young people to develop the skills needed to maintain a permanent and stable living arrangement. If you are a young person…

Phone 49 22 1502

Samaritans Intake and Community Engagement

Samaritans Intake and Community Engagement is the first link to assistance for young people aged 16 to 24 who are at risk of homelessness in the Newcastle & Hunter Valley. This service also provides early intervention community engagement programs for young…

Phone 4955 8358

Samaritans Youth Accommodation Newcastle

Samaritans Youth Accommodation Newcastle provides short term immediate accommodation for young people aged 16-19 who are experiencing homelessness. This service supports young people to develop the skills needed to maintain a permanent and stable living arrangement. If you are a young person…

Phone Laura Hanlon (Newcastle) - 0428 006 471 or Rhys Callaghan (Maitland/Dungog) - 0407 891 650

Community & Youth Development Project

The Community & Youth Development Projects work in partnership with young people and those working with them to encourage the integration and participation of young people in all aspects of community life and to promote the availability of services.