Alphabetical index of birth mothers [Waitara Foundling Home] is a list is of all birth mothers admitted to the Mercy Home in the period 1948 to 1975. It is arranged alphabetically by surname.
Access Access to information is restricted to the person to whom the information relates, or to an immediate relative who can prove their relationship to that person. Access to information about adoptions is restricted to the adopted person, birth parents, and adoptive parents within the provisions of the NSW Adoption Act 2000. People seeking information about an adoption will undergo an interview with a member of the Adoption Support Team as part of the process of obtaining information.
All requests for information should be directed to Catholic Community Services: