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."

Kolbe Cottage set for renovation

Kolbe Cottage set for renovation

It's going to be a big year at Centacare's Kolbe Cottage which is about to get a complete facelift, with a new sensory room, outdoor space and open-plan living area. Renovation of the plympton-based service starts next month. Kolbe provides...

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Sober up in a safe place

Sober up in a safe place

Sobering up centres provide a safe place for young people if they are found in public under the influence of a substance, such as alcohol or amphetamines. The centres help to reduce the risk of harm for individuals when they...

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Don’t let Christmas turn merry to messy

Don’t let Christmas turn merry to messy

With the mercury set to soar on Christmas Day, drinks will be flowing freely over lunch and dinner. We’ve put together some simple steps to stop festive cheer turning your weekend from merry to messy. Have fun and celebrate with...

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Alcohol and risk-taking don’t mix

Alcohol and risk-taking don’t mix

Parents are urged to be blunt with their children about the risks of too much alcohol, and to decide now if they will allow their teenagers to drink on Christmas Day. ``We know that, culturally, for many families, the initiation...

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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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