About Us

Can:Do, will do. You’ve got the will. We’ll give you the way

Can:Do Group comprises South Australia’s oldest charity, Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House and its social enterprise business, Can:Do Hearing.

We provide support and assistance to both children and adults who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or have low vision. We also provide support to their loved ones.

We’re here because we care. And by reading this, you do too.

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Our Purpose

At Can:Do we strive together to build inclusive communities and give people the skills to live a life without limits.

Be it through speech or sign, touch or technology, we will support every person who is Deaf, blind, hard of hearing, has low vision or other sensory needs to be the best they can be.

Our Board

Our board is the group at the top, with their feet on the ground.

They’re business, education, and community leaders, who make valuable contributions to the strategic direction of Can:Do.

And above all, they’re passionate volunteers, mentors, and community members.

  • Carolyn Mitchell


  • John Harvey


  • Kevin Reid


  • Mark Watson


  • Sam Hellams


  • Mary Patetsos


  • Alison Kimber


Our Leadership Team

Our Senior Leadership Team  are a close group of professionals, each with their own expertise in areas such as sensory services, marketing and communications, financial and human relations.

They are passionate about our clients, or communities and building a brighter future for everyone we serve and support.

  • Heidi Limareff

    Group Chief Executive

  • Jena Mayne

    Executive General Manager, Group Operations

  • Annette Grist

    General Manager, Group Client Services

  • Margaret Bowman

    General Manager, Finance and Investments

  • Michelle Ford

    General Manager, People and Process

  • Andy Meade

    Executive Assistant

Our Partners

Our corporate partnerships are some of our greatest friends and allies.

They back us at every step, and the support we get from these teams and organisations helps us deliver the best possible services to you.

Thanks to them, you can achieve your goals.

And so can we.

Our Partners

Major Supporters

Adelaide Fringe  |  Adelaide Symphony Orchestra  |  Aon  |  Adlab  |  Arte Grafica  |   Bank SA  |  Beyond Bank  |  BMD Group  |  Brighter  |  Cowell Clarke  |  CBB  |  Developing Links  |  Duke of Brunswick  |  Hood Sweeney  |  Howard Vineyard  |  LJ Hooker – St Peters, Glynde, Adelaide City, Walkerville  |  Marble Hill Wines  |  Matthews Architects  |  Maughan Thiem  |  Onkaparinga Council  |  Ord Minnett  |  Phonak  |  Pro Paint ’n Panel  |  Radical Torque Solutions  |  South Adelaide Football Club  |  SA Water  |  Seniors Card  |  Stamford Grand Adelaide | Telstra – Colonnades | Telstra – Elizabeth, Ingle Farm, Munno Para, Salisbury, Port Pirie, Port Lincoln, Whyalla  |  Torrens Transit  |  Unitron  |  Vicinity  |  Wine Direct  |  Workspace Commerical Furniture  |  Your Choice Conveyancing

Annual Reports

Annual Reports

Annual Report 2017-18

Smile Magazine

Smile Magazine

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