Our mission

At Centacare, we believe everyone has the right to be treated with dignity and respect, regardless of their circumstances and the challenges they face. Each year, we support more than 20,000 people through community services in metropolitan and regional South Australia. We are client focused and operate within a strong ethical framework informed by the values and principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

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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."

Christmas Closure Dates

Christmas Closure Dates

We are sharing our site’s closure dates through the Christmas break. We wish everyone a safe break and a happy new year. Adelaide, Aldinga Mt Gambier, Murray Bridge, Noarlunga Centre, Salisbury and Seaton – Closing 5pm Fri 22 Dec, Reopening 9am Tue 02 Jan headspace Port Adelaide - Closing 1pm Fri 22 Dec, Reopening 9am…

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Our Annual Report 2022-2023 is live!

Our Annual Report 2022-2023 is live!

Please click here to access Centacare’s Annual Report 2022-23. The report takes you through a journey of commitment, service, growth, and outcomes for the South Australian community and the social services sector. Walking alongside every person who reached or connected to our 63 services, we supported 20,000 clients in this period, including 5,434 children and…

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South Australian Women’s Honour Roll to Dr Jackie Amos

South Australian Women’s Honour Roll to Dr Jackie Amos

The South Australian Women’s Honour Roll Awards took place last night at Government House. Held every two years, the Honour Roll acknowledges and celebrates the diversity of women in our community and their commitment to ensuring that we live in a safer and more inclusive society. Her Excellency, Honourable Frances Adamson, welcomed everyone to the…

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World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Today, 10 October 2023, is World Mental Health Day. This years theme is ‘Mental Health is a Universal Human Right’ – more information can be found via this link World Federation for Mental Health (wfmh.global) This year’s theme enables us to focus our efforts to ensure that everybody should receive quality mental health care and…

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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
E enquiries@centacare.org.au

Opening Hours

Monday – Tuesday | 9am – 5pm
Wednesday – Thursday | 9am – 9pm
Friday | 9am – 5pm

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