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South Australia - Organisation

Centacare Catholic Family Services (1992 - )

Care Provider and Catholic

Centacare Catholic Family Services was established in 1992 and replaced the Catholic Family Welfare Bureau. Centacare is a Catholic welfare organisation which delivers a range of welfare services across the Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide. The organisation has a strong focus on social justice and supports people who have been marginalised or who are experiencing hardship. Centacare is responsible for the running of a small number of residential and respite care facilities, primarily for children and adults with disabilities.


 1942 - 1992 Catholic Family Welfare Bureau
       1992 - Centacare Catholic Family Services


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'The Story of Centacare', in Centacare: Catholic Archdiocese of Adelaide, Centacare Catholic Family Services, 2013,; George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George