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Additional support services

There are a range of additional support services in South Australia for children, young people and families.

Abuse response and information

Homeless youth support

  • Centacare schools Assertive Outreach provides support for young people aged 12 to 20 at risk of homelessness, to maintain a connection to education.
  • Coolock House provides accommodation support for young mothers and their children.
  • Reconnect SA provide local support for people aged 12 to 18 who are homeless, or at the risk of homelessness, and their families, plus specialist services for Aboriginal, South-East Asian and mental health needs.
  • Trace-A-Place (TAP) provides a central assessment, referral and case management service for young people who are homeless in Adelaide.
  • Youth health service provides free, confidential health service for young people aged 12 to 25.
  • Reconnect mental health program provides support for young people aged 12 to 18 who are homeless, or at the risk of homelessness, and their families.
  • South East Asian Reconnect provides support for young people aged 12 to 18 who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and their families, focusing on people from a culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background.

Young carers

  • Carers Australia provides help and support for carers, including representation and advocacy services.
  • Carers SA provides support services such as counselling, advice, representation, respite, education and more for carers and caring families.