Our Work

We strive to support people in the community who have been marginalised and who are experiencing hardships and challenges in their lives.

For the past 74 years, Centacare has worked to help people reach their full potential so they can participate in the community, regardless of their circumstances.

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Family outreach and relationship services

One in five Centacare clients is a child. Their safety is paramount and is at the core of our family support services.

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Centacare NDIS supports

We have launched a new website to support you in bringing your NDIS plan to life. The new site realigns our disability and psychosocial supports into one easy-to-use resource to help you map your NDIS journey and achieve your goals.

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Supporting at-risk youth, women and children

Despite a national focus on domestic violence and its ugly aftermath, community norms still place the onus for solving the issue on the woman.

Centacare is working creatively on the frontline to keep young people, families and women and children safe.

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Support training and intervention services

With a focus on children and youth, we offer a variety of health services to support individuals – and their families – who are living with drug and alcohol addiction, depression, mental illness and HIV/AIDS.

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Reconciliation

Centacare is committed to a reconciled Australia.

Guided by our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) and Aboriginal Leadership Committee, we are working hard to create a future founded on diversity and mutual respect.

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"At Centacare, we believe that everyone has the right to be treated with respect and dignity."

SUBSTANCE MISUSE: Importance of family support

SUBSTANCE MISUSE: Importance of family support

Substance misuse not only impacts the individual but also their family and friends. Seeking support for yourself as well as the person at risk is crucial, writes Gabrielle Preston, Manager of Centacare's Drug and Alcohol Service (CDAS).   Centacare’s Drug...

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OUR PEOPLE: Volunteer, Holly Konopka

OUR PEOPLE: Volunteer, Holly Konopka

Holly Konopka is intent on making a difference to young lives through food. Every month, the 21-year-old takes her passion for nutrition – and the positive impact it can have on mental health – to headspace Port Adelaide, as a...

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Respite foster carers needed

Respite foster carers needed

Every parent needs a well-earned break to rest and recharge, and foster carers are no different. That’s when respite carers step in: to share the responsibility of caring for children and young people while also providing them with an opportunity...

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PARENTING SUPPORT COURSES

PARENTING SUPPORT COURSES

Have you recently separated from your partner? Do you want to better understand and manage the changes in your family? Do you feel like your children don't listen to you? Would you like to understand their behaviour better? Is your child abusive...

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Shared Services

Ways To Give

Centacare stands with those in our community who experience poverty, unemployment, discrimination, racism and other forms of exclusion. Your donations help ensure the continuing provision of quality services.

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Centacare

Meeting the Challenge

Centacare Catholic Family Services is a Catholic welfare organisation delivering a range of services across the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide.

Client Services

45 Wakefield Street Adelaide SA 5000
T 08 8215 6700 | F 08 8232 8920
E enquiries@centacare.org.au

Opening Hours

Monday – Tuesday | 9am – 5pm
Wednesday – Thursday | 9am – 9pm
Friday | 9am – 5pm

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