Welcome to CommStrength

CommStrength is a Hunter based community charity led by Father John McPherson with the aim of preventing youth suicide predominantly in Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

As a benevolent, not for profit organisation, CommStrength serves to answer and support the needs of young people at risk in the community.

The CommStrength Foundation was established in 1994 to support Father John in his tireless work helping countless young people in need.

CommStrength is funded solely through the generosity of its supporters through workplace giving, fundraising activities and donations. Read more