Health and Community Chaplaincy Committee

  • The Health and Community Chaplaincy Committee oversee Presbyterian staff and volunteer chaplains in hospitals, aged care, the police, prisons, the CFA, sporting organisations, the deaf community and universities across Victoria.
  • The Committee also pastorally support Presbyterian ministry families through the work of our Ministers’ Wives Pastoral Support Worker and through the provision of camps and retreat groups for ministers and their families.
    Pastoral Support Worker- Ministry Wives: Mrs Robyn Johnson
    Phone: 0413 275 555

  • Here is a link to our latest video about the work of HCCC. This three minute video was produced for our 2018 Good Friday Appeal.

The HCCC and chaplains meeting in December 2016
Northern Health: Mrs Christine Le Page

Western Health:
Sunshine Hospital Mr Ian Waller

Royal Children’s Hospital:
Mrs Gita Dickinson

Mrs Suzanne Oakes

“For I was hungry
And you gave me something to eat …
I was a stranger
and you invited me in …
I was sick and you looked after me,
I was in prison
and you came to visit me.”
Matthew 25:35-39
  • Support for Ministers and their families

    HCCC also pastorally support ministers and home missionaries and their families in various ways. The ministry family camp, Ministry Family Assistance (MFA) free counselling program and occasional book distributions are some of the ways HCCC does this. For further information on these initiatives, contact the HCCC Support Worker, Ashley Manly at

Campers at the 2016 Ministry Family Camp
  • For more information
    If you would like more information about Presbyterian Health and Community Chaplaincy in Victoria, please feel free to contact us.
  • Rev Phil Court, HCCC Convener:
    Mr Ashley Manly, HCCC Support Worker: