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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Disability services and the NDIS

We are passionate about giving children and adults living with a disability the opportunity to reach their full potential.

It is upon this person-centred approach that Centacare has built a reputation for providing flexible, quality care and support.

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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."

Managing little emotions around sad events

Managing little emotions around sad events

Tragic events such as this week's suicide bombing in Manchester are hard enough for adults to understand, let alone children. They may become upset if they see news reports on television or hear radio accounts of what unfolded. Centacare Assistant Director Pauline...

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Laptops link young mums to learning

Laptops link young mums to learning

Accessing education is an important stepping stone to independent living for vulnerable young people. Thanks to a generous donation by Cameron Technologies, at-risk young mums now have computer access to aid their studies and further learning. The Hove-based business gifted 30...

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Foster care information session

Foster care information session

By choosing to become a foster carer, you can make a big difference in a child's life at a time when they need it the most. Centacare is part of the state's Choose to Care campaign which seeks to celebrate South Australian foster...

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Empowering Aboriginal youth through running

Empowering Aboriginal youth through running

The Indigenous Marathon Project is making big waves with small steps. Established in 2010 by Robert de Castella, the project uses running to instil a sense of pride, purpose and accomplishment in young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged...

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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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