Catalyst Care

Catalyst Care is a Not-For-Profit organisation that offers many programs and services to meet the needs and relieve poverty in our community. We are located at the Catalyst Hub and we aim to reach out to struggling families and individuals in the Ipswich region and surrounds in Queensland, Australia.

Catalyst Care will provide works of compassion, empower with knowledge and share the message of the hope of Jesus to those in need. 

We offer various forms of life skills training throughout the year. Please contact us so we can see how we can best provide for you.

Along with hampers, we may be able to offer further financial support. Please contact us to inquire.

If you are in the Ipswich area and looking for emergency help please contacts us and we will endeavour to help you to the best of our abilities.

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Food relief hampers

Catalyst Care is passionate about providing food relief to families and individuals in Ipswich.

Whether you are experiencing a short-term season of difficulty or you are between jobs we can offer you some food to help get you through.

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Debt help

Catalyst Care partners with Christians Against Poverty to provide free Debt management with our very own CAP Debt Centre. You can make an appointment today with one of our Debt

Coaches by call 1300 227 000.

We are pleased to offer professional counselling to help you through whatever you're currently facing.

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Financial Report

In 2023 Catalyst Care received $144,004 in donation income. These funds allowed the charity to continue a number of initiatives including: CAP Money Mentors, food parcels, and outreach to at risk young people in schools and in our local area.

  • CAP Money Mentors: provides wholistic support for individuals facing extreme challenges such as entrenched debt and relational and mental health issues

  • Schools: provides support to school chaplains by engaging high school aged children in education courses such as No Limits, Rage and SHINE along with general social and spiritual support

  • Hamper Ministry: Providing short term relief for people/families in need in the form of a food hamper

  • Adult Education: Including parenting courses

  • Counselling service

  • Park Outreach: Providing a free meal and connection to further supports once a week for at risk youth at Sutton Park in Brassall

  • Provided a shaded playground for Parents and Carers to be able to gather while children play

Please contact us at if you would like a copy of our budget.

Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) number: 646 215 910