Centacare Family Services, Hobart

Location: Hobart

Provider: An agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Hobart

Year Opened: 1959

Year Closed: 1999

Centacare is the official welfare agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Hobart covering all of Tasmania. The Agency exists as an expression of the social mission of the Catholic Church throughout the Archdiocese. It is the only private adoption agency in Tasmania and  has been involved in adoption since 1959. Arranging placement of children under the respective 1920, 1968, and 1988 Adoption of Children Acts.