The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle

Anglican Care is an aged care ministry of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle

The Anglican Diocese of Newcastle is your local Anglican Church in the Central Coast, Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Manning, Paterson and Port Stephen regions of New South Wales, Australia. The Diocese is focused on their outreach to the community through social justice and outreach ministries.

The Diocese consists of 63 parishes throughout the region, Christ Church Cathedral, four schools (Manning Valley Anglican College, Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College, Scone Grammar School and Lakes Grammar – An Anglican School), as well as Samaritans and Anglican Care.

The social welfare arm of the diocese, Samaritans, employs over 500 staff in areas of disability, youth, children and community services. There are also more than 400 volunteers, many of whom are parishioners, assisting with emergency relief and recycling programs.

Anglican Care aged care services provides for 1200 residents and consumers and growth continues with new constructions underway.

The CEY Commission (Children, Education and Youth) works to nurture, encourage, facilitate and resource ministry with children, young people and their families.

Our Vision

We are a growing people of God, celebrating our vocation as vibrant Anglican disciples of Jesus, engaging in mission that leads to personal and community transformation.

Our Mission

We are a Missional Church building communities that make known the Kingdom of God.

To find out more about how you can engage in the Anglican community of Newcastle, please contact the Diocesan Office:

  • Phone: (02) 4926 3733
  • E-mail:
  • Mail: PO Box 817, Newcastle NSW 2300
  • Drop in: Level 3, 134 King Street Newcastle NSW 2300

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