Cara proudly supports people with disabilities

Cara is proud to work alongside South Australians with disabilities. We support people from as little as a couple of hours, right up to full-time support, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Supported Independent Living (SIL)

Cara’s staff support you to live as independently as you like – in traditional share houses, cluster sites of units or individual apartments.

Short Term Accommodation (STA)

Take a break, have fun and socialise with new people. Cara offers a range of breaks to experience new things, learn and grow while making friends and gaining confidence

Home & Community Support (HCS)

Cara staff can work with you in your home, the family home, or in the community so you can do the things which matter to you

Specialist Services

Working creatively with you, your family and friends to get the most out of life. Specialist Services staff work alongside you to build your independence, confidence and skills

Powered by Cara’s people

Our staff are known as our ‘Possible People’. They are:


Live the Cara values




Believe in our customers

Staff member customer walking

Our staff have qualifications including:

  • Cert III in Individual Support (Disability)
  • or Cert IV Disability and Senior First Aid 
  • Positive Behaviour Support 
  • Gastrostomy nutrition 
  • Supporting people with Autism 
  • Epilepsy support 
  • Mental Health First Aid 
  • Diabetes support

In 2020, Cara celebrated 25 years of supporting South Australians with disability 

Cara is a not-for-profit organisation, or, as we like to say, Cara is a profit-for-purpose. It means our profits are reinvested in benefits for our stakeholders – our customers.

Referral Pack

Browse our range of flyers and create your own information pack of the services available from Cara.



Easy English

Easy English flyers are for anyone with lower literacy.

We want our communications to be accessible and we aim to provide Easy English documents as often as we can.

Service Agreements and Rates 

Cara utilise Service Agreements to ensure that the responsibilities and wishes of the person, and responsibilities of Cara are clear and agreed upon.

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