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Cara is one of South Australia's largest disability-services providers.

We work with more than 700 children and adults with disability, we employ more than 1000 staff members and we are grateful for the support of more than 100 volunteers.

We operate all over South Australia including in Adelaide, Mount Barker, Murray Bridge, Mount Gambier, Kadina, Port Augusta, Port Pirie and Port Lincoln, as well as supporting people with disability in surrounding areas.

We provide support to empower people for greater independence.


Cara is a member of Ability First Australia


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Ability First Australia is a strategic alliance of leading disability service providers working to ensure that every Australian living with disabilities, and their families, has access to programs that maximise their potential by creating opportunities for them to make their own choices.

These organisations are amongst Australia’s oldest and most respected charities. All were established from the 1920s onwards to support children living with the results of polio, cerebral palsy and related conditions

Find out more about Cara and AFA here


Cara is a registered charitable organisation

Cara is a not-for-profit, or, as we like to say, a profit-for-purpose. That means all money we raise goes straight back to supporting our stakeholders: children and adults with disability in our Cara Community.

ACNC Registered Charity TickCara is a charitable organisation you can trust, which is why we display the Registered Charity Tick. It's is a logo that registered charities can use to show their charity status. By displaying the Registered Charity Tick, charities show that they are transparent, accountable and meet the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission’s (ACNC) governance standards and reporting requirements. 


Click here to see more information about the Registered Charity Tick.

Click here to see more information about the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission's governance standards.



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