Welcoming Centre

The Welcoming Centre exists to create a safe, supportive and welcoming space for refugee families, people seeking asylum, recently arrived migrants, and the local community. 

Opening Hours

The Welcoming Centre is now located in Kilburn!

We look forward to welcoming you to our new home at the Kilburn Community Centre, 59 Gladstone Avenue, Kilburn; in partnership with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield.

For more information about the new location and partnership, read our letter to supporters here.

Welcoming Community Dinners

Community Dinners have returned in 2023! Join us on the second Wednesday of the month to share in food, fun and friendship!

Check our Facebook for more details.


Established in 2013, and based in suburban Adelaide (South Australia), the Centre provides access to essential services, social support and intercultural connection – with a focus on building authentic relationships that help people to engage more effectively in the diversity of Australian life. Each year, hundreds of families and individuals engage with the Welcoming Centre.

Facilitated by a part-time coordinator, the reach and impact of the Centre relies heavily on the generosity of sponsors, donors, and community volunteers.


Services and programs at the Welcoming Centre include:

  • Pathways to employment options,
  • Upskilling and training opportunities,
  • Financial assistance
  • Referrals to other agencies for support

Referral Form

    Referral Organisation Details


    Full name*

    Contact number*


    Client Details

    The client has given permission for this information to be shared with Welcoming Australia.

    Full name*


    Age (years)


    Contact number*


    Visa Category*

    Cultural background:

    Preferred language:

    The client needs an interpreter.

    What help does the client need?