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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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

PARENTING TIPS: Teens and alcohol

PARENTING TIPS: Teens and alcohol

Recently there’s been media coverage about parents supplying teens with easy access to alcohol fuelling an underage drinking problem. This poses some tricky questions for parents. How do you safely introduce children in their late teens to drinking? How do we...

Read more
K17 CHALLENGE: Wherefore art thou mud?

K17 CHALLENGE: Wherefore art thou mud?

Most of us are relishing the sunny, cloud-free start to winter - not so Bernie Victory. The dry conditions are thwarting his plans to test the mettle – in mud – of his Kokoda 17 Challenge Team. "We haven’t been...

Read more
Support crucial for recovery

Support crucial for recovery

Seeking help for an eating disorder can be daunting. We asked Astrid, a peer worker with our PACE service, to answer a few common questions about how to support a loved one if you are worried about their health. I think...

Read more
Mums reveal duality of eating disorders

Mums reveal duality of eating disorders

Imagine being a mum with an eating disorder and cooking the family meal each night. ``It’s like living a dual life,’’ says Astrid, a peer support worker with Centacare’s PACE service. ``It’s the unspoken secret for a lot of women:...

Read more

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.

Read more

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

Quick Exit