Our story

Each year, we support more than 30,000 people through community services in metropolitan and regional South Australia, operating within a strong ethical framework informed by the values and principles of Catholic Social Teaching. Support is provided regardless of race, economic circumstance, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious belief or ethnic background.

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Children's Services

Our vision is to provide safe and nurturing homes for families, children and young people in community. We work with families to identify and harness strengths, address challenges and build confidence.

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Centacare NDIS Supports

We can support you to bring your NDIS plan to life. We offer a range of disability and psychosocial supports, and will work with you to map your NDIS journey and achieve your goals.

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Specialist Domestic Violence Services

We support women and children to reclaim and maintain their fundamental human right to safety. Centacare provides accommodation, outreach services, case management, counselling and other crisis support to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness due to domestic and family violence.

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Health, Wellbeing and Education Services

Centacare provides a variety of services to help individuals and families who are seeking support with drug and alcohol use, mental health and illness, and to maintain connection to learning and employment.

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Reconciliation

Centacare values Aboriginal culture and its place at the heart of our past, present and future. We are committed to walking in partnership with all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, in the spirit of Reconciliation and mutual respect.

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Youth & Homelessness Services

We aim to empower young people with a sense of purpose, hope and fulfilment. Our accommodation and supports focus on youth homelessness, young families, at-risk mothers and children, mental health and HIV services.

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Relationship Support Services

We work in partnership with individuals, families and children to provide sustainable parenting and relationship support. From playgroups to specialist children’s counselling, family dispute resolution, chaplaincy support and pre-marriage education, services are tailored to your personal needs.

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

Elsie’s Nature Play Space unveiled

Elsie’s Nature Play Space unveiled

Every now and then a challenge comes along that captures the collective heart of the Southern Community Project Group. All 21 members get on board and skillsets are limited only by imagination. The result of their teamwork and toil will...

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New hub a safe haven for women, children

New hub a safe haven for women, children

A new safety hub has opened in Mount Gambier to empower at-risk women and children with information that could one day save their lives. Established by the Women’s Information Service (WIS), The Haven at Mount Gambier Library brings together resources from a...

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Calling on creativity to make a difference

Calling on creativity to make a difference

What's it like trying to find solutions for young people living homeless when there are no answers? It's tough, harrowing and requires immense creativity, says Renae Heinrich, Intake Worker and Case Manager at the Outer North Youth Homelessness Service.  ...

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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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