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."

Boys find stability with Bindee and Karen

Boys find stability with Bindee and Karen

Every foster carer's motivation is different. This is Bindee and Karen's story. The duo joined Centacare Foster Care program more than a year ago and have made a significant difference in the lives of two Aboriginal boys.   Bindee and...

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Phone-based parenting education now available

Phone-based parenting education now available

Families experiencing separation can now access one-on-one phone-based parenting education at Centacare. Free courses are available to support parents and children to navigate challenges at home arising from changes in their family. In response to COVID-19, the courses have transitioned...

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Families buoyed by Dad’s Business HQ

Families buoyed by Dad’s Business HQ

It's been one year since Dad's Business HQ officially opened at Elizabeth Downs. From forging friendships to strengthening families, the site has quickly become a pivotal space for dads of all ages in the north.   Hundreds of children are...

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CENTACARE COVID-19 UPDATE

CENTACARE COVID-19 UPDATE

Centacare Catholic Family Services is taking all reasonable steps to safeguard and support staff, volunteers, and clients as COVID-19 continues to evolve. Further to the safety measures implemented last week, and in line with current health and government advice, additional...

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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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