Foster Care information session coffee morning – Berri

Do you have space in your heart and home to offer a child in the Riverland your love and support as a foster carer? ac.care is seeking caring adults to become foster carers to support vulnerable local children long-term, short-term, in emergency situations or to provide occasional respite for other carers. You can find out … Continued

Foster Care Information Session – Renmark Library

Become a foster carer with ac.care Join Brenton at Renmark Library, on Tuesday 22nd February at 4.30pm for an information session about the process to become a foster carer and to have your questions answered. To find out more, call 1300 ACCARE (1300 222 273) or email care@accare.org.au

Lions helps share festive thanks to carers

LIONS clubs have helped ac.care share gratitude to foster carers on behalf of the community for the remarkable contribution they make to supporting young lives. When COVID-19 concerns prevented Christmas events being held to bring carers, children and ac.care staff together to mark the end of the year, Lions clubs answered the call for donation … Continued

Foster family shares joy of Christmas

THREE young siblings welcomed into a country South Australian family last year are looking forward to everything about celebrating Christmas in the stability, safety and care of their foster home this December.

Riverland retirees open home to vulnerable children

 CARING for vulnerable children in their Riverland home has added extra meaning to retirement for Peter and Deb Kennedy after they both enjoyed careers with SA Police.Together, they have provided support for more than 25 children in need of a safe home and positive relationship as foster carers with ac.care after raising their own three … Continued

Safety and care provided for more than 20 babies and children in Mount Gambier family home

HAVING two young girls of their own has not held Kate and Jeremy Thomas back from welcoming more than 20 children into their home over three years as foster carers.The Mount Gambier couple decided they had enough love to share to support some of the most vulnerable children in the region.They opened their hearts and … Continued

First Christmas on the Limestone Coast

 A ONE year old child unable to live with her biological parents will be surrounded by a loving foster family this Christmas as they share their first festive season together.Limestone Coast parents Brooke and Mark have extended their family of four boys, including four-year-old Harry, seven-year-old Charlie and two older sons of Mark’s, by welcoming … Continued

30 years of care and connection to culture

WHEN baby Eddie needed a safe home thirty years ago, his Aunty Angie decided to take him in. Three decades on, her door has remained open to vulnerable young people in need of stability and a nurturing environment. This year she was recognised for contributing as an ac.care foster carer for 30 years, over which … Continued

Foster carers vital to provide safe homes and positive relationships for vulnerable children

COUNTRY agency ac.care is celebrating foster carers in its network across eastern regional South Australia who provide safe homes and positive relationships for hundreds of children. Couples, families and single adults in more than 200 private households have opened up their hearts and homes to vulnerable young people, from babies through to teenagers.Their remarkable contribution … Continued

Balancing foster care and full-time work in regional SA

THE network of ac.care foster carers in the Riverland continues to grow with a diverse range of people opening their hearts and homes to young people in need of safe homes and positive relationships.Home-based care provides opportunities for vulnerable young people to learn and develop and can be provided by couples and single people, from … 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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