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."

Hello, Penola. We want to hear from you!

Hello, Penola. We want to hear from you!

Attention Penola: Centacare’s Family Connections team wants to hear from you! Based in the South-East, Family Connections is a mobile resource support program, with a focus on children aged 0 to 12 years, parenting support and education. We work in partnership...

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Fostering a family affair for Natalie and Carole

Fostering a family affair for Natalie and Carole

As we recognise Foster & Kinship Carers’ Week in South Australia, we celebrate the families who open their hearts and homes to give at-risk children a safe start in life. Today we meet mother and daughter, Carole and Natalie Sellar,...

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Elly’s caring heart fosters hope

Elly’s caring heart fosters hope

When Elly was born, her grandparents stepped up to give her the best start in life. Thirty-seven years later, their principles and values are guiding Elly as she raises her four daughters and a foster child. ``My mum was only 16...

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Foster care support workers here to help

Foster care support workers here to help

Foster & Kinship Carers' Week (September 10-16) in South Australia has begun. Today we are highlighting the role of foster care support workers who play a vital part in Specialist Family Preservation Foster Care.   Kate Hawkshaw learnt early in...

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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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