About us

Who we are

For over 140 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
  • Martinthi Aboriginal Kinship Care
  • Intensive Family Support
  • Torrensville Community Childcare Centre (social enterprise)

Care and Wellbeing

  • Aged Care
  • Mental Health
  • NDIS Core Supports
  • Psychology SA (social enterprise)

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 purpose: together we build connected and thriving communities

Our strategy is underpinned by three strategic pillars: innovate and build thriving communities; grow positive impact together with community; and, mobilise our vibrant, engaged and learning organisation; and three core values: bold and brave; open and curious; connected and inclusive.