Centacare has committed to the implementation and roll out of the Community Connections Program (CCP), funded through the Department of Humans Services (DHS).

Designed to support people living within the community, whose independence and quality of life is at risk due to disconnection from necessary supports and who may be faced with heightened vulnerability due to social isolation. CCP provides short-term support for up to 12 weeks and helps connect people with longer-term support where required.

Centacare are registered to provide the following CCP Partners:

Carer Support

Our Carer Coordinators specially supports unpaid adult and young carers to engage socially beyond the home, actively participate in local community activities and increase social connection, community participation and inclusion. With a focus on increase independence and quality of life beyond their caring role, our Carer Coordinators assist by linking in connections within the community, social networks and services.

Deadly Connect

Our Deadly Connect Coordinators work within the Community Partner supports within CCP. Delivered to support community-based programs, services and activities to help participants gain independence and make strong, sustainable connections with family, communities and other networks. Deadly Connect has a strong focus on culture and have a target audience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within the community, however are not exclusive.


Carer Support – Northern Adelaide Region and Barossa, Light and Lower North
Deadly Connect – Northern and Western Adelaide Region


Monday – Friday

Who is eligible?

CCP is open to people living in South Australia, who:

  • Are aged 18 – 64 (18-49 for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) or under 18 years for young carers
  • Need short-term support to improve independence or to develop or maintain connections with support networks
  • Are not eligible for federal programs such as National Disability Insurance Schedule (NDIS or My Aged Care

Priority will be given to:

  • Unpaid carers
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • People from new and emerging culturally and linguistically diverse communities
  • People who are financially disadvantaged
  • People living in communities of persistent or location-based disadvantages

Connect with us

Contact our team to explore how we can support you on 8412 9570 or ccpenquiries@centacare.org.au

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