Post Care Support Services

Post Care Support Service provides information, advocacy, case management and counselling to support people who have lived in out-of-home care and/or placed under the Guardianship of the Minister in South Australia as a child for more than six months.  This is a free and confidential service.

Contact Post Care Support Services on 1800 188 118

Who Can Access Post Care Support Services (PCSS)?

The following questions will help you determine if PCSS is the right service for you:

  • Were you ever registered as a ‘Ward of the State’?
  • Have you ever been placed under the ‘Guardianship of the Minister’?
  • Were you placed in care under a care and protection or secure custody order?
  • Have you ever lived in foster care?
  • Have you ever lived in institutional care?
  • Have you ever lived in a children’s home?
  • Did you ever live in an orphanage?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions and would like support, please call 1800 188 118 (freecall).

Visit our Elm Place website for more information.

Elm Place

Our Post Care Support Service is located at Elm Place.

151B South Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

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Drop-in area

Elm Place offers a drop-in area – a safe place where you can relax, meet other people, access a computer or just read the paper.

Our Drop-in service is open Monday to Friday 10am – 4pm


Phone: 1800 188 118


Locations Available



Service Resources

Funding Acknowledgement

The Department for Child Protection has contributed funds towards this program.

Service Enquiry - Elm Place

Use this form to enquire about our services offered through Elm Place, including Post Care Support Services and Find & Connect Support Services.