About us

Who we are

For over 150 years, we have delivered social services that are shaped around individual needs and goals to help create positive futures built on independence and esteem.  We are an agency of the Uniting Church in Australia and today, we deliver services in aged care, child & family, financial health, mental health & NDIS.  We also operate two social enterprises, a community child care centre and a psychology practice.

What we do

UCWB delivers its services under two divisions (Capacity Building, and Care and Wellbeing) which increase the integration across our services and focus strongly on customer needs.

Our services range from support for individuals, older people, youth, adults and families, to people living with disability and/or mental health and those supporting them.  We shape these services around individual needs and goals to help create positive futures built on independence and esteem.

Capacity Building

  • Financial Health
  • Child and Family
  • NDIS Support Co-ordination
  • Torrensville Community Childcare Centre
  • Martinthi Aboriginal Kinship Care
  • Intensive Family Support

Care and Wellbeing

  • Aged Care
  • Mental Health
  • Psychology SA
  • NDIS Core Supports

Our customer-focussed approach is underpinned by sound practice frameworks and quality standards and informed by lived experience.

Why choose us

We are committed to providing excellent customer service that informs, advises, and supports you. In a friendly and caring way, we will take the time to understand your individual needs, provide assistance, and listen to your ideas.

We celebrate diversity and welcome all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation, and gender identity.

View our Commitments.

View our Consumer Service Charter.

Our purpose and values

Our community and customers are at the centre of our purpose and are what motivates us to care.  We want to be there for our customers, especially when no-one else is.

Our purpose

Together we build connected and thriving communities.

Our values

Bold and Brave    –    Open and Curious    –    Connected and Inclusive

Our priorities

  1. Community impact through organisational rigor and sustainability
  2. Lived experience and co-design is at the centre of our services
  3. Our staff are talented, engaged, and diverse