Centacare Catholic Country SA was established in the Port Pirie Diocese in 1995. Centacare Catholic Country SA provides services across much of the State, including the Yorke Peninsula and Lower North, Far North, Central Eyre Peninsula and West Coast regions.

Centacare Catholic Country SA collaborates extensively with Government and non-government agencies, service provider networks, clients and community groups to ensure the ongoing relevance of our services and the effectiveness of the broader human service system.

Centacare Catholic Country SA sees itself as a key organisation working with and assisting people throughout much of rural South Australia


Through our commitment to service excellence, we will strive to build safe, sustainable, vibrant, innovative and engaged communities in the regions we serve.

Statement of Purpose

Our purpose is to promote the wellbeing of people in their local communities through the development and delivery of professional social services that accord with the principals and values embedded within Catholic Social Teaching.


We will meet our commitment to our diverse range of clients.

We acknowledge, value and respect the original inhabitant of this land.

We have a commitment to social justice.

We have a commitment to professional services.

Regional thinking enhances our community effectiveness.

We will not compromise on the safety and wellbeing of our staff and clients.

We value networking as a means of enhancing our ability to provide services to clients.

These services will be offered to all people regardless of:

  • Race
  • Creed
  • Age
  • Sexuality
  • Social and economic status

And in a manner that is:

  • Non judgemental
  • Confidential
  • Respectful
  • Accountable
  • Equitable