Community forum to inspire people to open hearts and homes to children

PEOPLE passionate about the welfare of children are urged to attend a foster care forum this month in Strathalbyn to learn how they can make a difference in young local lives. Foster carers are needed to support vulnerable children unable to live with their birth parents in the Murraylands, Fleurieu Peninsula and Adelaide Hills. Regional … Continued

Hear from Holly – a foster carer with ac.care

Join Holly at Murray Bridge Library on Friday, February 23 to chat, ask questions and hear about her experience as a foster carer. Our foster care team member Melissa will also be there to discuss how ac.care supports carers and how to get your journey started. You can learn more about the difference Holly has … Continued

Learn more about foster care at Murray Bridge Library

✨ THE TIME IS NOW to learn more about foster care and the difference it can make in your life ✨ Join Melissa at the Murray Bridge Library on Friday, February 23 to chat all things foster care, including the positive impact you can have as a long-term, short-term, emergency or respite carer. This great … Continued

Learn more about foster care at Mount Barker Community Library

Join us at Mount Barker Community Library on Wednesday, February 7 to learn more about how your care can transform the life of a child or young person Drop in between 11am and 2pm for a coffee or something to eat and learn more about foster care and the difference it can make in your … Continued

Homelessness fundraiser raises close to $130,000 in a day

OUTSTANDING SUCCESS: Pictured above are 2023 Limestone Coast Support Homeless People Luncheon coordinator Jason Wallace, Premier Peter Malinauskas and ac.care chief executive officer Shane Maddocks celebrate the success of the luncheon, which raised close to $130,000 to support vulnerable people.

Reflections on Homelessness – Murraylands and Riverland National Homelessness Week 2023 photo exhibition

Two exhibitions are being hosted by ac.care at Murray Bridge and Berri this month, with community members affected by homelessness sharing their personal experiences through photos and words as part of the initiative being launched by ac.care next week

Murraylands youths share reality of homelessness through art

THE impacts of homelessness viewed through the eyes of Murraylands youths will be explored in an art exhibition launching next week.

Riverland residents provide insight into homelessness

RIVERLAND residents affected by homelessness have shared their personal experiences through photos and words as part of an exhibition being launched by ac.care next week.

Limestone Coast Support Homeless People Luncheon returns

ONE of the Limestone Coast’s biggest fundraising events is back to support the work of ac.care in supporting vulnerable people at risk of or experiencing homelessness.

Carer communities celebrate Easter together

FOSTER carers and their families recently joined ac.care’s first Easter carer community event held in the Riverland. Over a dozen carers and 24 children attended the social outing, which celebrated the difference carers make when they open their hearts and homes to vulnerable children. After weather forced an event cancellation in 2022, sunshine greeted attendees … Continued

ac.care Locations

ac.care is a dynamic organisation servicing the South Australian communities the Limestone Coast, Murraylands, Riverland, Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula.

Our mission is for all country people to have a safe home, enough money to live on and strong, positive relationships.

Please find our service locations here or use our contact form to request a service.

Mount Gambier
Head office and Foster Care

70-72 White Avenue Mount Gambier, SA 5290
PO Box 1842 Mount Gambier SA 5290
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Mount Gambier
Community Centre

22-24 Ferrers Street Mount Gambier, SA 5290
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Mount Gambier
Family Relationship Centre

1 Helen Street (cnr Bay Road) Mount Gambier, SA 5290
Monday
9am to 5pm
Tuesday
10:30am to 5pm
Wednesday
9am to 5pm
Thursday
9am to 5pm
Later by appt
Friday
9am to 5pm

Berri Community Centre
Servicing the Riverland

5 Kealley Street Street Berri, SA 5343
PO Box 1345 Berri, SA 5343
Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Murraylands Centre
Servicing the Murraylands, Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula

29 Bridge Street Murray Bridge, SA 5253
PO Box 2090 Murray Bridge, SA 5253
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm

Millicent
Community Centre

57-59 George Street Millicent, SA 5280
PO Box 378 Millicent, SA 5280
Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm
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