Uniting Country SA's Targeted Intervention Service provides a home visiting and case management service that assists families to address challenges embedded in everyday family life. Using a strengths-based approach, families are supported by skilled case managers to increase parenting capacity, develop supportive community networks and address personal barriers impacting on family relationships, with a strong focus on children’ physical and emotional wellbeing.

How can this help my family?

The Targeted Intervention Service provides practical and therapeutic in-home support to families and assists parents to build a safe, stable, nurturing home environment where children are able to grow and flourish.  

Case managers work together with families to set goals and work towards plans to ensure children reach their full potential. The Targeted Intervention Service, provides families with the necessary tools, supports and community connections to improve family functioning, improve and build positive relationships, grow parenting skills and knowledge, promote child safety and wellbeing, prevent of family breakdown and to care for the children in their care. 

What does my family do in this program?

Families can engage with the service for a period of up to 12 months. During this time, they work together with case managers to identify and address areas of family and personal life impacting on family functioning. Clients are engaged in planning, goal setting and ensuring tasks are undertaken to make positive change.

Primarily this service is individually case managed with input from and/or referral to specialised services such as drug and alcohol counselling, housing providers or mental health practitioners. 

Families participating in this program may also be enrolled to attend parent education courses facilitated by either UCSA or external agencies.

How can I access this service?

Targeted Intervention Services support families living in the Yorke & Mid North and Far North regions, with children under the age of 18.  

Families may be referred by the following agencies:

  • A non-government organisation
  • Department for Child Protection
  • Department for Education and Child Development, Including school staff or Child Development Wellbeing Officers.
  • Community and Family Health Service Nurse

If you would like to learn more, call us today at 1300 067 777.

Targeted Intervention services are located at UCSA offices in the following locations:

Clare

Shop 4 Village Plaza, Old North Rd,
Clare SA 5453
(08) 8842 4033

Kadina

8 Digby Street,
Kadina SA 5554
(08) 8821 3019

Port Augusta

36 Stirling Road,
Port Augusta SA 5700
(08) 7628 3100

Port Pirie

60 Florence Street,
Port Pirie SA 5540
(08) 8633 8600


Funded by the Department of Human Services