Our history

Can:Do 4Kids, Townsend House, is South Australia’s oldest charitable service provider, offering vital therapy and support to children and young people who are blind, vision impaired, deaf or hearing impaired.

Established in 1874 by William Townsend as a school and accommodation for deaf and blind children, Townsend House has provided family-centred support for over 140 years.

It is estimated that up to 10,000 South Australian kids face every day with a vision or hearing impairment.