Grandparents For Grandchildren (GFGSA) is a voluntary not for profit organisation formed over 14 years ago as a result of the need for community support and advocacy for grandparents and other kinship carers who could be struggling with the emotional, financial and legal complexities of caring for their grandchildren.
Key Assets is a non-government organisation specialising in fostering services for children and young people who may have experienced harm or neglect and whose parents may be struggling with their own lives. Services range from emergency, short and long term placements and sometimes for young women who are pregnant or to a young parent with a child. Contact: Gareth Davies.
Aboriginal Family Support Services Incorporated is a recognised community based and controlled organisation that provides programs and services that assist and support Aboriginal People to protect and preserve their families. AFSS ensures that Aboriginal children and young people achieve their maximum potential by growing up in safe, secure, culturally sensitive and supportive environments. Contact: Warren Guppy.
Life Without Barriers is a not for profit organisation that’s committed to providing a supportive and safe environment for people living with a disability or with a mental health issue, children and young people and other vulnerable persons. Contact: Jane Longbottom.
Act for Kids mission is to prevent and treat child abuse and neglect, with a visions for all kids to have a safe and happy childhood, free from abuse and neglect. Services include intensive therapy, support for vulnerable families at risk, special workshops to empower kids to speak out and safe houses in remote Indigenous communities. Contact: Kathy Moar.
Lutheran Community Care provides community services on behalf of the Lutheran Church in South Australia and Northern Territory. We support communities through responding to the needs of individuals and families, community development, learning opportunities, accommodation and support. Much of our work aims to address poverty and injustice so that those in need are empowered to achieve their full potential.
Our services are based on respect, integrity and compassion. We work with communities to develop efficient and effective ways to respond to individuals and families in need. We embrace all people regardless of language, culture, ethnicity or religion. Contact Susan Lane.
Anglicare SA helps many South Australians, from the very young to the very old, with a diverse range of services. Although their services are many, the one thing they all do is to provide hope to people who may feel there is none. Contact: Nicole Hunt.
Mission Australia’s integrated nationwide services help people find safe and affordable housing, support disadvantaged children and families, empower troubled young people, assist people with mental illness and disability, and much more. Early intervention and prevention is at the heart of our work.
Anglican Community Care (AC Care) is dedicated to providing support services to people in rural and regional South Australia, which enable then to function autonomously within the community, and assists them to fully embrace life and all its opportunities. Contact: Rob Foggo.
Relationships Australia offers a broad range of services to individuals, families and communities throughout the country. Core services such as counselling, mediation, and family dispute resolution (as well as associated early intervention and post-separation services) are funded by the Commonwealth Government and are available in each state and territory. Other family and community support services are funded by state and territory governments and other organisations, and may differ depending on location. Use our map to select the state or territory closest to you to see the services available in your area.
Baptist Care (SA) is a ‘not-for-profit’ organisation skilled in the delivery of community services throughout Adelaide and the state of South Australia. Baptist Care (SA) Inc provides a variety of services to disadvantaged and marginalised people around the State. Conact: Wendy Fraser.
The Salvation Army lives out its mission through diverse, unified expressions across Australia. We achieve our goals through a culture of courageous stewardship; committed to leadership and delivering innovative and progressive services within a financially sustainable framework. We know we are succeeding when we see people empowered beyond their circumstances.
Website 261-265 Chalmers St, Redfern NSW 2016 Phone: 113 72 58
The purpose of Centacare Catholic Family Services Catholic Discese of Port Pirie, is to uphold the Christian belief in the dignity of each person according to the principles of Catholic Social Teaching and to promote the wellbeing of people in their local communities through the development and delivery of professional social services. Contact: Bronwyn Seymour.
Website 25 Forsyth Street, WHYALLA Phone: (08) 8640 4900
Time for Kids is a not for profit organisation with a mission to create opportunities for children to achieve their full potential by providing volunteer care, enriching experiences and positive role models that support them in overcoming disadvantage.
Connecting Foster Carers SA is the peak bodyfor foster, relative and kinship carers. CFC-SA supports carers and exchange the latest information on training and accreditation, foster carer’s rights, good practices, peer support and advocacy, financial conditions and representing carers in policy development. Contact: Jo Jarvis.
Every year billions of dollars are spent on social services and cycles of reform, yet we see limited impact for those who need it most. TACSI partners with government, not-for-profits, philanthropy and business to make practical progress that leads to better lives.
Website 1/265-279 Flinders St, Adelaide Phone: (08) 7325 4994
CREATE Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that acts as the national peak consumer body representing the views of children and young people with a care experience. To be an effective advocate, CREATE balances the engagement and connection with children and young people with the independent role we play to gain their views about what is important to them, and change systems for the better. Contact Claudine Scalzi.
For over 150 years UnitingCare Wesley Port Adelaide has had a tradition of never closing its doors to people in need. The organisation, through its many programs and services provides one-to-one and group support, assistance, advocacy, counselling, information and education for individuals and families.
Good Beginnings is Australia’s leading provider of community-supported early intervention programs for children, their families and the communities in which they live. Good Beginnings assists families in transition, from distress to success. Contact Peter Dyer.
At UnitingCare Wesley Country SA our vision is to help build a compassionate, respectful and just community in which all people participate and flourish. We aim to assist people in rural and regional South Australia to overcome barriers to live life to the full, to help build strong communities which are inclusive and celebrate diversity, to advocate for justice and fairness in our society, and to strengthen our partnership with the wider community.
Junction Australia serves the marginalised young people and disadvantaged families in Adelaide’s southern suburbs and the Fleurieu Peninsula. Southern Junction work collaboratively with groups and individuals, other organisations and government agencies to develop and deliver a diverse range of support and intervention services which enable people to cope more effectively with their current circumstances and make positive choices for the future. Contact: Graham Brown
For over 150 years UnitingCare Wesley Bowden has had a tradition of never closing its doors to people in need. The organisation, through its many programs and services provides one-to-one and group support, assistance, advocacy, counselling, information and education for individuals and families.
UnitingCare Wesley Bowden is a client-centred organisation which has many services available to support people living in metropolitan Adelaide. These include children’s services, family services, emergency relief, community care services, carer respite housing services and homelessness intervention services.
UnitingCare Wesley Bowden touches the lives of over 60,000 South Australians every year and continues to improve the quality of its services and to expand service delivery.
Through Uniting Communities foster care program children aged 5 to 17 years old with intellectual disabilities or complex needs who can’t stay with their birth families are given the supportive home they need through long-term care or short-term respite care in Adelaide.