Author Archives: Care Outreach

About Care Outreach

Bill & Melissa Close founded Care Outreach in the early 1990's. Whilst travelling as itinerant ministers to churches and communities throughout Australia they travelled to a drought-stricken region and were struck by the disadvantages faced by Bush people. From then on the focus of their ministry shifted to caring for the physical, emotional and spiritual well-being of people in Rural and Remote Australia.


Christmas for the Bush Qld and NSW has wrapped up for another year. We are so grateful to each and every person that has made this project a success again.  From the front line field volunteers that give of their time … Continue reading

Posted in Christmas for the Bush 2011

Activity updates

In a busy period since Easter, we have had a number of teams in the field. Work parties have been conducted and are still happening in the Mitchell area.  Visitation teams have been active in our Bollon, Cunnamulla, St George, Miles, … Continue reading

Posted in Second Quarter 2011

Care Outreach Head Office is moving

As one chapter ends, so another one begins. With the lease due to expire on our current address, we have found an ideal premises just nearby.  From June 2nd we will be relocating to Unit 1 2b Robert St Kunda Park  Qld  4556.                 … Continue reading

Posted in Second Quarter 2011

Flood assistance continues

The volunteers teams in the Darling Downs region – particularly Condamine, continue to make great forward progress with assisting families to get their homes and lives back into some resemblance of order. To date we have had teams from YWAM, … Continue reading

Posted in First Quarter 2011

Care Outreach Flood update

After the trip made by Care Outreach personnel earlier in the week, and feedback from our Area Coordinators for the regions devastated by the Floods, we have teams heading out to begin the work in the Condamine and Chinchilla regions in … Continue reading

Posted in First Quarter 2011