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."

Suicide prevention/intervention workshops

Suicide prevention/intervention workshops

Would you know what to say or do if someone told you they were considering suicide? Knowledge and training play a key role in suicide prevention and intervention. We want to equip you with the skills to support people at...

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HW2017: Cyclical homelessness

HW2017: Cyclical homelessness

Teens who fall into homelessness early are likely to spend up to a decade accessing supports. Through our Outer North Youth Homelessness Services, Centacare is building young people's resilience, life skills and independence. Tina Breen does not forget names easily,...

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HW2017: From hunger pains to healing

HW2017: From hunger pains to healing

Centacare’s specialist youth homelessness service, Carlow Place, is building young people’s confidence around meals so they not only provide nutritional benefits but emotional nourishment as well.   For most of us it’s a source of pleasure, but eating a meal...

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HW2017: Trauma informed care

HW2017: Trauma informed care

Traumatic events in a person's life can put them on a multi-directional path to homelessness. Understanding the impact of childhood trauma is driving Centacare's support of vulnerable young people in the north.   It is easy to make assumptions about...

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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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