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21 May 2018: SA Health discontinues WCH Teething Gel on international advice

National Reconciliation Week: 27 May – 3 June 2019

The 2019 theme for National Reconciliation Week is Grounded in Truth. Walk Together in Courage

More information is available on National Reconciliation Week webpage

Foster & Kinship Carer Week 2019

Foster & Kinship Carer Week is 8-14 September 2019.  We will keep you updated on events as we receive them. Please watch this space.

New Centacare Foster Care Website Page

Centacare has launched a new website to support potential applicants who are thinking foster care and ways to help children and young people. Please take some time to have a look and we always encourage you to recommend our Centacare website to friends and family in your community.

Centacare Foster Care Facebook Page

For those of our carers on Facebook, please join and follow us on our Centacare Foster Care Facebook page.



Parenting SA: ‘The secrets of raising beautifully behaved children’. Free Parenting Seminar also via free webcast

Wednesday 22 May from 7pm-9pm at the Adelaide Convention Centre or online via webcast.  Recommended for parents of 5-12 yo.

You can find the invitation here

Cultural Carer Coffee Morning

Monday 27th May from 10am-12noon at Centacare Seaton.

Guest Presenters will be Clinical Nurse – Gaynor Trezona & Senior Case Manager – Jessica Justice from Centacare Targeted Intervention Services who will both be presenting on Global Development Delay and Childhood Illness.  Creche bookings are essential

You can find the invitation here

Reconciliation Week: Reconciliation in the West

FREE family event on Thursday 30th May from 10.30am-12.30pm at Tauondi Aboriginal College, Port Adelaide. There will be entertainment, food, stalls and activities.

You can find the invitation here

Carer Information Session: Connecting Children to Culture

Friday 31 May 2019 from 11am -1pm (lunch included) at the One Tree Hill Institute, One Tree Hill.  The Northern Principle Aboriginal Consultants from the Department for Child Protection will talk to the importance of connecting children to culture and the resources and tools available.

You can find the invitation here


Carer Information Session: Ideas on Attachment and Trauma Related Behaviour Management Techniques

Wednesday 12th June from 9.30am-12pm at Holdfast Bay Community Centre, Hove. DCP Psychologists Kim Gleeson and Amanda Liston to help you in your role as a carer for children who have experienced abuse in their young lives.

You can find the invitation here