Kurlana Tampawardli

Kurlana Tampawardli helps Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island people who need help with accommodation while in Adelaide.

They support families and couples with children from remote and regional communities who are at risk of sleeping rough.

Kurlana Tampawardli can help with:

  • short term crisis accommodation
  • transitional housing
  • community outreach services
  • help with Returning to Country
  • case management support

They also provide support for Aboriginal people who are SA Housing Authority tenants who are at risk of overcrowding or disruption due to visiting friends and family.

Contact them directly on the phone number listed below or go to their web site for a call back.


Streetlink Youth Health

Streetlink Youth Health offers a free and confidential youth health service that provides a safe place for young people aged 12 to 25, who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, to seek information and support, connection to services, or just chat with someone who cares. Streetlink provides various programs including medical and alcohol and drug counselling.

Eligibility for this service includes - 12-25 years, mild to moderate mental illness, co-morbid substance use issue (alcohol or illicit drugs) and a GP mental health plan referral.

For more information please call (08) 8202 5950.


Catherine House (Women Only)

Catherine House has accommodation and support services for women experiencing homelessness, who are 18 years and older, and unaccompanied by children.

Offering a range of services to women including: emergency accommodation services, transitional housing services, supported accommodation for clients with mental health concerns, and support services through the Catherine House Women’s Centre.


Carrington Cottages

Carrington Cottages provides accommodation for single men 45+ that are homeless. Please contact our office, as there is no referral required.

They provide safe, comfortable and affordable accommodation for 60 men on low incomes. Providing a supportive environment for men who have been homeless to rebuild their skills, confidence and motivation to move towards independent living.

There is kitchen facilities and Oz Harvest provides some food support, so tenants can obtain something to eat if they cannot provide for themselves.

Low cost rent can be taken directly from Centrelink payments. Transport to medical and welfare appointments can be arranged.