Access programs is a social enterprise of Centacare and specialises in the provision of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and other workplace mental health services. Services are provided on a fee for service basis and include confidential counselling, critical incident debriefing, conflict resolution, training and management coaching.
Counselling – Family Relationships
Life challenges can present relationship difficulties and other issues which require adjusting to new circumstances. Centacare provides confidential counselling support to individuals, couples, families and children. Our emphasis is on safe and respectful family interactions while maintaining a child focus.
Sun Dancing is a specialised counselling program for children who have experienced sexual abuse, and their families. Referral, advocacy, parenting support and education is also provided.
Dad’s Business delivers a range of fathering activities in the Playford area in a no-pressure environment. Young dads meet with a skilled male worker to discuss their expectations, hopes, anxieties and build their knowledge around birth and early childhood development.
Centacare Drug & Alcohol Service
Centacare Drug and Alcohol Service (CDAS) offers a range of support and recovery opportunities for individuals living with substance use, and their family and friends who may be supporting them. CDAS provides counselling support to clients in their homes, at our offices located across metropolitan Adelaide, or by arrangement at an alternative venue where the client feels comfortable.
Education and Training Services
Centacare is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider Number 1004). We deliver national vocational training courses ranging from foundation skills and education to community sector qualifications.
Family Connections provides free family-friendly playgroups, activities, workshops and other support to families of children aged up to 12 years living in the South-East.
Family Dispute Resolution
Family Dispute Resolution provides mediation as an alternative way to resolving disputes and can avoid the financial and emotional costs of legal action. Our accredited Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners guide the process of discussion and facilitate those in dispute to reach their own agreements.
Supporting Children & Youth
Supporting Children & Youth works with families in regional South Australia to support young people aged 0-18 years who are showing early signs, or are at risk, of mental illness.
Family Preservation Service
Family Preservation works with families to address safety concerns and increase parenting capacity. Families of children aged up to 18 years who are experiencing challenges in their lives are supported to address lifestyle and other factors affecting the ability to parent.
headspace Port Adelaide is a free service providing early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12 to 25 years.
Innovative Community Action Networks
Innovative Community Action Networks (ICAN) provides holistic case management and accredited alternative learning options for young people aged 10 to 19 years who are disconnected from or at risk of disengaging with education.
Kids in Focus
Kids in Focus supports parents/carers who are misusing alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD). In addition to a range of child focused interventions, the service works to increase parenting capacity, build healthy relationships between parents and their children and provide safe family environments.
Making Moments Program
The Making Moments Attachment Program is an early intervention home visiting service. Which works with women who have mental health challenges, including being at risk of postnatal depression from second semester of pregnancy until baby is 12 months. in the Playford region.
Intensive Tenancy Support Services
Centacare's Intensive Tenancy Support Service is based in Whyalla and assists people who are under threat of eviction from their rental property due to hoarding, non-payment of rent and other challenges. We can organise rubbish removal and skip hire, gardening services and professional house cleaning – free of charge.
Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service
The Limestone Coast Domestic Violence Service (LCDVS) supports women and children in the South-East who are experiencing domestic violence. The Service provides supported accommodation in one, two and three bedroom units and houses. We also provide outreach support for women who do not require accommodation but are still experiencing domestic violence, in keeping with our belief that the ideal place for a woman and her children is their own home.
Murray Mallee Adelaide Hills Domestic Violence Service
The Murray Mallee & Adelaide Hills Domestic Violence Service provides support to women and children experiencing or escaping family and domestic violence to ensure their safety. Our offices are located in Murray Bridge and Mount Barker, however experienced workers provide outreach services and will travel anywhere within the Murray Mallee, Adelaide Hills and Coorong regions.
PACE provides support for people living with panic anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorders, and those who support them. We run fortnightly support groups across Adelaide. The groups allow those facing the challenges of recovery to access professional support and share their experiences with others who understand what they are going through.
Po:rlar Ka:ngkun Tainkuwalun (PKT) – Journey to Learning
Po:rlar Ka:ngkun Tainkuwalun (PKT) Journey to Learning supports Aboriginal families to prepare young children for kindergarten and school, and maintain connection to culture and education. The outreach program engages families and caregivers through mobile playgroups and nature play across the Coorong and Murray Bridge.
Police Drug Diversion Initiative
The Police Drug Diversion Initiative (PDDI) diverts people detected by the police for simple possession drug offences to a health intervention instead of the justice system.
Reconnect Mental Health Service
Reconnect Mental Health Service provides outreach and early intervention support to young people aged 12-18 years and their families, where there is a risk of homelessness and emerging mental health concerns for the young person.
Riverland Domestic Violence Service
The Riverland Domestic Violence Service (RDVS) supports women and children in the Riverland who are experiencing domestic violence. The Service provides short-term accommodation, confidential and professional counselling, information and referrals for options in housing, medical, legal, income and advocacy.
Schools Assertive Outreach
Schools Assertive Outreach (SAO) is a free intervention service that supports young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to stay connected to education. This can play a crucial role in minimising the impact of homelessness, now and in the future.
School Counselling Program
Centacare offers a counselling program in Catholic primary schools across South Australia. The service is delivered by our team of innovative and highly skilled children's counsellors. The safety of students is paramount.
Young Parent Learning Centas
Our Learning Centas provide young women with wellbeing support and learning opportunities, tailored to their needs and relevant to their important role as young parents.