With the guidance of Aboriginal Elders, Baptist Care SA provides respectful, culturally responsive services for Aboriginal people including as a member of Toward Home Alliance. 


Wardli-ana connects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness with mob, culture and community.

Wardli-ana provides:

  • Client led, culturally appropriate support.
  • Community and housing support and services.
  • Support and advocacy to access Aboriginal-specific services.
  • Support to build trust and foster connection to culture.
  • Support to return home to country safely. 

If you are experiencing homelessness, please call Toward Home on 1800 809 273 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday or Homeless Connect SA 1800 003 308  (freecall, 24/7)

Bowden Lodge

Through Bowden Lodge, Baptist Care SA provides supported accommodation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men who are experiencing or are at risk of homelessness.

Provided in partnership with the Exceptional Needs Unit and NDIS. 

Baptist Care SA, lives, works and walks on Kaurna, Peramangk and Boandik lands. We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the state’s first peoples, recognise their traditional ownership, and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs, deep connection and continued guardianship of land and waters. We value the contributions of Elders past and present, and are committed to learning from those emerging.