Our Work

Each year, Centacare supports more than 30,000 South Australians in reaching their full potential so they can participate in the community, regardless of their circumstances. With more than 500 staff, we provide 68 client services across 35 sites, in regional and metropolitan locations.

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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."

OUR PEOPLE: Gayle Tourish

OUR PEOPLE: Gayle Tourish

Gayle Tourish has seen the many red flags of domestic violence. From poor mental health to the silencing effect of social stigma, the warning signs are there – often hidden behind the brave front women present for the sake of...

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Power to End Violence Against Women Family Event

Power to End Violence Against Women Family Event

Power Community Ltd and Centacare this week held a Power to End Violence Against Women family event at Port Adelaide Football Club, with a focus on shaping positive values and behaviours. Students engaged in the respectful relationships program brought along their male...

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OUR PEOPLE: Cathie McGoran

OUR PEOPLE: Cathie McGoran

Cathie McGoran was working at Olympic Dam inspecting heavy machinery when the urge kicked in to help others. Surrounded by fly-in-fly-out workers, Cathie watched social isolation, roster patterns and the strain of living away from family and friends take its...

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HOMELESSNESS WEEK: High hopes for collaborative practice

HOMELESSNESS WEEK: High hopes for collaborative practice

Collaborative practice in the north is giving vulnerable young people broader access to crucial support networks. Centacare is one of many organisations working together to wrap services around clients who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness. ``When the community...

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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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