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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Disability services and the NDIS

We are passionate about giving children and adults living with a disability the opportunity to reach their full potential.

It is upon this person-centred approach that Centacare has built a reputation for providing flexible, quality care and support.

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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.

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

AgriForums to explore weather, wellbeing

AgriForums to explore weather, wellbeing

Livestock nutrition, feed budgeting in dry seasons, the weather and farmers’ wellbeing will be explored at AgriForums in the Adelaide Hills next month. The forums aim to support farmers and horticulturalists to adapt and plan for dry conditions, and manage...

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Dad’s Business

Dad’s Business

As much as new mums need support, advice and access to information, fathers do too. Through antenatal classes, parenting sessions, playgroups and other events, Centacare's Dad's Business team prepares young men for fatherhood. Here, Darren Clarke talks about the Elizabeth-based...

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Does family really come first?

Does family really come first?

What priority do we give to family? Centacare Catholic Family Services Assistant Director Pauline Connelly says National Families Week is an opportunity to reflect on how much time we spend with loved ones. Does family really come first? ‪#familiesweek [video...

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Keeping families safe

Keeping families safe

How can you help keep your family safe? Open and trusting communication between parents and children is vital, says Carl Collins, Executive Director of child protection consultancy, CACET Global. We spoke to Carl as part of National Families Week and asked...

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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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