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Preparing Together course dates




Preparing Together

St Matthias Church Centre
Babbacombe Road
Torquay TQ1 1HW

09:30 – 16:30







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Dates coloured purple above are fully booked.

Please note that courses are often booked up several months in advance, so book early to avoid disappointment.


Individual FOCCUS sessions can usually be arranged at a time to suit you.

Additional counselling venues


Parish Hall
North Street
Ilminster TA19 0DG
United Kingdom


Waterside House
Falmouth Road
Penryn TR10 8BD
United Kingdom


Epiphany House
Kenwyn, Truro
Cornwall TR1 3DR
United Kingdom

Newton Abbot

Passmore Edwards Centre
3 Market St
Newton Abbot TQ12 2RJ
United Kingdom

Devon and Cornwall

Natural Health and Healing Centre
Unity House, 175 Outland Road, Peverell
Plymouth PL2 3PY
United Kingdom


St James Room
Exeter Community Centre, 17 St Davids Hill, Exeter
Devon EX4 3RG
United Kingdom
Phone: 01392 420549

Current opportunities at the Exeter centre

Head of Centre

Would you like to lead a team of passionate volunteers in providing marriage preparation and relationship counselling services to couples/individuals in the local area?  We’re looking for people who thrive on motivating teams, have management and leadership experience and an appreciation for the traditions, structures and current developments in the Catholic Church to take on this challenging and rewarding role.

Find out more about the role and the application process or email


We need someone who is reliable and trustworthy to can bank the donations received, pay volunteers expenses and other costs as well as have an overview of the financial situation of the centre. If you have some financial experience and want to use your skills to help others why not consider volunteering to be a treasurer?

Find out more about the application process or email


Qualified Experienced Relationship Counsellor

Are you a qualified relationship counsellor with over 150 hours of relationship counselling experience?  Would you like to help us in our mission to support couples in distress with professional relationship counselling regardless of their ability to pay?

We welcome applications from people who share our passion for relationship health and who respect and are willing to engage with our values.

Find out more about the role and the application process or email


Parish Liaison Officer

Would you like to help Marriage Care by building mutually supportive relationships with local clergy and the catholic community, promoting Marriage Care services and volunteering opportunities within local parishes?  We are looking for someone to deliver pulpit talks or talks at deanery meetings and taking part in events.

Find out more about the application process or email