Counselling – Family Relationships
Life challenges can present relationship difficulties and other issues which require adjusting to new circumstances. Centacare provides confidential counselling support to individuals, couples, families and children. Our emphasis is on safe and respectful family interactions while maintaining a child focus.
School Counselling Program
Centacare offers a counselling program in Catholic primary schools across South Australia. The service is delivered by our team of innovative and highly skilled children's counsellors. The safety of students is paramount.
Sun Dancing is a specialised counselling program for children who have experienced sexual abuse, and their families. Referral, advocacy, parenting support and education is also provided.
Centacare Drug & Alcohol Service
Centacare Drug and Alcohol Service (CDAS) offers a range of support and recovery opportunities for individuals living with substance use, and their family and friends who may be supporting them. CDAS provides counselling support to clients in their homes, at our offices located across metropolitan Adelaide, or by arrangement at an alternative venue where the client feels comfortable.
headspace Port Adelaide is a free service providing early intervention mental health services to young people aged 12 to 25 years.
PACE provides support for people living with panic anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and eating disorders, and those who support them. We run fortnightly support groups across Adelaide. The groups allow those facing the challenges of recovery to access professional support and share their experiences with others who understand what they are going through.
Access programs is a social enterprise of Centacare and specialises in the provision of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) and other workplace mental health services. Services are provided on a fee for service basis and include confidential counselling, critical incident debriefing, conflict resolution, training and management coaching.
Education and Training Services
Centacare is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider Number 1004). We deliver national vocational training courses ranging from foundation skills and education to community sector qualifications.
Supporting Children & Youth
Supporting Children & Youth works with families in regional South Australia to support young people aged 0-18 years who are showing early signs, or are at risk, of mental illness.
Family Preservation Service
Family Preservation works with families to address safety concerns and increase parenting capacity. Families of children aged up to 18 years who are experiencing challenges in their lives are supported to address lifestyle and other factors affecting the ability to parent.
Kids in Focus
Kids in Focus supports parents/carers who are misusing alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD). In addition to a range of child focused interventions, the service works to increase parenting capacity, build healthy relationships between parents and their children and provide safe family environments.
Intensive Tenancy Support Services
Centacare's Intensive Tenancy Support Service is based in Whyalla and assists people who are under threat of eviction from their rental property due to hoarding, non-payment of rent and other challenges. We can organise rubbish removal and skip hire, gardening services and professional house cleaning – free of charge.
Police Drug Diversion Initiative
The Police Drug Diversion Initiative (PDDI) diverts people detected by the police for simple possession drug offences to a health intervention instead of the justice system.
Reconnect Mental Health Service
Reconnect Mental Health Service provides outreach and early intervention support to young people aged 12-18 years and their families, where there is a risk of homelessness and emerging mental health concerns for the young person.