The NDIA have now announced the organisations who will be operating as Local Area Coordinators (LACs) across South Australia.
From March, Baptcare will receive $25 million over three years to deliver services in:
- Eastern Adelaide
- Western Adelaide
- Yorke-Mid North
Mission Australia will receive $47.3 million over three years to work in:
- Limestone Coast
- Southern Adelaide
- Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island
Baptcare and Mission Australia will be working in SA in addition to Feros Care, who were announced as the LACs for Barossa, Light & Lower and Northern Adelaide at the end of 2016.
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