Catherine House

Through recovery-oriented interventions, Catherine House work in partnership with women, creating opportunities to build a solid foundation, greater personal well-being, social and economic participation and a meaningful and satisfying life.


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Contact Name:
Fundraising Manager – Jaylee Cooper


1988 as a partnership between the Sisters of Mercy, SA Housing Trust and the Adelaide City Council.


PO Box 6031, Halifax Street, Adelaide, SA, 5000


For all general enquiries including donations, fundraising, volunteering or more information – 08 8232 2282

Services Provided:

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


  • All of their programs and services are recovery-oriented. They not only deal with the immediate issues that have led a client to a period of homelessness, but also work with our clients to plan for a future that helps her sustain her housing and build a life that is meaningful and purposeful for her and her family.


  • In 2018, Catherine House are fundraising for the expansion of their Emergency Program. This will see the service increase from a 16 bed program to a 20 bed program, offering an additional 1,460 nights of safe and secure accommodation for women.