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."

National Carers Week 2017

National Carers Week 2017

Anyone at any time can become a carer – a parent, a friend, a child, your partner, a sibling. National Carers Week  (October 15-21) is an opportunity to acknowledge the outstanding and diverse role Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers play...

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School holiday fun at Kolbe Cottage

School holiday fun at Kolbe Cottage

It's school holidays - and time for fun and friendship at Kolbe Cottage. With its state-of-the-art renovation complete, Kolbe is offering daily activities from Monday to Friday for young people aged 5 to 18 years with NDIS funding. The Plympton...

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K17 team reflects on Kokoda trek

K17 team reflects on Kokoda trek

Centacare’s K17 Challenge team are putting their feet up after walking the Kokoda Track earlier this month. The Track offered up the usual mix of heat, humidity, rain and mud, snakes, spiders and, of course, relentless hills. The K17s met...

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PARENTING: Reconnect with your kids

PARENTING: Reconnect with your kids

Parents can nurture their children’s mental health by getting ``back to basics’’, Centacare’s Lynne Thorpe says. Manager of Family and Relationship Services at Murray Bridge, Lynne is urging families to take the time to reconnect. ``Parents can become so engulfed...

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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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