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."

Holi, festival of colour

Holi, festival of colour

The two-day Holi festival does much more than bathe India in colour - it spreads hope around the world, writes Alicia Remedios. Holi is one of the most significant festivals for Hindus and is celebrated by people of different faiths in India. Growing up as a non-Hindu in India, I learned that the festival had…

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Folk tales in Estonian fashion

Folk tales in Estonian fashion

Foster Care Manager Amalie Mannik explains why her Estonian folk dress is a nod to the decorative beauty of traditions passed down by generations. My folk costume is called pühalepa and originates from Hiiumaa (translates to Hiiu Island). The blouse and apron, and their intricate embroidery, were handstitched by my great-grandmother Jenny Ülesoo. Vilma Beier,…

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Danica’s quest for truth

Danica’s quest for truth

Danica Davidson has lived most of her life searching for her cultural identity. Despite years of struggle, she has never lost hope that one day she will find a sense of self and place. Danica Davidson has embarked on an all-consuming quest to find her ancestry and, in turn, herself. For years she has struggled…

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Celebrating Harmony Week

Celebrating Harmony Week

Each year, Harmony Week (March 21-27) is marked by a week-long celebration of Australia's cultural diversity. It's about inclusiveness, respect, safety, and a sense of belonging for everyone. At Centacare, our work is enriched by the origins, stories, colour and traditions of many different cultures which together make us stronger. Throughout Harmony Week, we will…

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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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