Homelessness week is 7 to 13 August 2017. ac.care provides the Murray Bridge / Adelaide Hills Generic Homelessness Service.
ac.care reports for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017 their workers provided homelessness services to 501 people who came to the Murray Bridge office. Three hundred and eighty people were new clients. Of the 501 who requested support, 22% were Aboriginal, 10% children 0 to 9, 18% young adults 18 to 24 and 24% adults 25 to 34. Forty percent of clients were experiencing mental health issues. The main presenting issues were 56% inadequate or inappropriate dwelling conditions and 33% housing crisis (eg, recently evicted). Fifteen percent were rough sleeping and 32% couch surfing at the time they saw an ac.care worker.

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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