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.


Our conviction is that every person is created in the image and likeness of God

Each person has an inalienable dignity which must be respected and strengthened

Every person has rights that must be protected

We must contribute to the welfare of all, and our obligation in action is towards the common good

The poor and the vulnerable attract our special concern and care and advocacy

By infusing our work with these values we work to implement our vision and our purpose

Our Way

Our work is fully based on the principles of Catholic Social Teaching.

We acknowledge, value and respect the traditional custodians of this land.

We are committed to always providing professional services inclusive of diversity.

Place-based thinking enhances our community effectiveness.

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

View our Strategic Plan