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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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."

Power to End Violence Against Women program extended

Power to End Violence Against Women program extended

Centacare Catholic Family Services and Port Adelaide Football Club will work together for another three years to influence young men about respectful relationships and help stop violence against women. Centacare will fund the Power to End Violence Against Women (PEVAW)...

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Garden greens Gilles Plains

Garden greens Gilles Plains

For all its seasonal produce, flowers, herbs and sprawling raised beds, Wandana Community Garden is less about plants and more about people. ``The garden is 10 per cent gardening and 90 per cent about community,’’ says caretaker, Alan Shepard. ``It...

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Time to act on mental health

Time to act on mental health

THEATRE is being used to encourage dairy farmers and families to open up and start talking. My Dog Has Stripes, which explores the many forms of mental illness, will play at Hahndorf this month in a bid to encourage Hills...

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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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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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