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

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

Riverland foster care forums to focus on needs of vulnerable young people

COMMUNITY forums in the Riverland will highlight the need for more people to open their hearts and homes to children and young people as foster carers.ac.care will host the Supporting Vulnerable Children in Our Community forums on August 19 in Berri and Renmark.“There are sadly not enough foster carers in the Riverland to provide safe … Continued

School holiday art workshops add colour to Renmark skate park

A RIVERLAND skate park became the canvas for bold murals created by Aboriginal youth guided by professional and emerging artists over the April school holidays.Contemporary Aboriginal artist Scott Rathman visited the region from Adelaide to work with local 19 young people aged 10 to 17 in a three-day workshop to create bold street art at … Continued

New Mount Gambier chairman leads ac.care’s growing support for country people

LEAD ROLE: Mount Gambier’s Rick Fisher was appointed as ac.care’s new board convenor at the agency’s annual general meeting this month.THOUSANDS of people across regional South Australia were supported by regional agency ac.care last financial year.A challenging year supporting people affected by COVID-19, meeting the growing needs of young people in state care and expanding … Continued

Child designs logo for ac.care support service for Aboriginal youths in the Riverland

Child designs logo for ac.care support service for Aboriginal youths in the Riverland A RIVERLAND child has contributed to creation of a new logo for an ac.care support service for Aboriginal youths in the region. The STAY (Service To Aboriginal Youth) program provides opportunities for young people aged 12 to 18. Participants recently contributed entries … Continued

Mentoring program keeps people in homes

OUR River to Home trial program designed by the Riverland Homelessness Service team was a finalist for a state award and featured on ABC radio, state-wide television and online.The program supports homelessness service clients with a mentor once they have found a home to help ensure they retain their accommodation and avoid eviction.Providing support during … Continued

Homelessness Week 2018 Riverland

Homelessness Week 201841% experiencing mental health issues in the Riverland   Homelessness week is 6 to 13 August 2018.  ac.care provides the Riverland Generic Homelessness Service and has been providing homelessness services in the Riverland since 2004.  Read more

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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