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."

OUR PEOPLE: Gabriel Arou

OUR PEOPLE: Gabriel Arou

Adelaide is a long way from Kakuma Refugee Camp in rural Kenya. The enormity of the journey Gabriel Arou took to find freedom is not lost on the Centacare Disability Support Worker who is sharing his story in the wake of Refugee Week. Gabriel Arou was 11 when civil strife in South Sudan turned his…

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Breaking the cycle of intergenerational trauma

Breaking the cycle of intergenerational trauma

The legacy of childhood trauma and its subconscious impact throughout generations is revealed in a new paper which charts the journeys of two fathers as they work towards safe reunification with their children. The paper, Using the Adult Exploration of Attachment Interview (AEAI) to break the cycle of Intergenerational Trauma: Illustrations from a Family Reunification…

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Staff commissioned in leadership roles

Staff commissioned in leadership roles

Centacare launched its 80th year with a focus on sustainability at a special forum held at the Otherway Centre last month. The event doubled as the Managers’ Commissioning Ceremony, with Catholic Archbishop of Adelaide Patrick O’Regan joining Centacare Director Pauline Connelly and Deputy Director Leanne Haddad in welcoming staff to their leadership roles. The forum…

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It’s never weak to speak!

It’s never weak to speak!

It’s never weak to speak! On the contrary, it takes courage to ask for help. That’s the message from Centacare’s Eric Cruz in Men’s Health Week (MHW). The newly appointed R U OK? Ambassador is on a mission to build understanding, connection and confidence in males of all ages so that they feel comfortable to…

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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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