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Northern Territory - Browse Categories - C

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Care Provider
Care provider is an umbrella term that refers to the group or organisation responsible for providing and administering out-of-home 'care' for children. Although this term was not in common usage before the late twentieth century, this website applies it to describe all organisations which operated 'care' services, no matter when they were active.
Aborigines Inland Mission (1905 - 1998)
Anglicare NT, Northern Territory
Australian Baptist Home Mission (c. 1945 - 1978)
Australian Board of Missions (1850 - )
Australian Indigenous Ministries (1998 - )
Australian Inland Mission (1912 - 1977)
Church Missionary Society, Australia (1916 - )
Community Welfare Section, Department of the Northern Territory [l] (1974 - 1977), Australian Government
Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (1908 - )
Department of Aboriginal Affairs, Northern Territory Division (1972 - 1990), Australian Government
Department of Children and Families (2011 - ), Northern Territory Government
Department of Community and Social Development (1977 - 1978), Northern Territory Government
Department of Community Development (1978 - 1987), Northern Territory Government
Department of Community Services (1977), Northern Territory Government
Department of Health and Community Services [II] (2001 - 2008), Northern Territory Government
Department of Health and Families (2008 - 2010), Northern Territory Government
Finke River Mission (1877 - )
Frontier Services
Jesuit Mission (1882 - )
Methodist Inland Mission (1926 - 1977)
Methodist Overseas Mission (1830? - 1980?)
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (1904 - )
Northern Territory Native Industrial Mission (1899 - 1903)
Presbyterian Inland Mission
Roman Catholic Church, Diocese of Darwin
Somerville Cottage Homes (1968 - 1980s)
St John's Hostel (1941 - 1970s)
Catholic
The term Catholic describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Catholic Church. With child welfare, services were often clustered under the umbrella terms of Protestant and Catholic.
Archdiocese
Arltunga Mission (1942 - 1953)
Bathurst Island Mission (1912 - 1970)
Convent of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Carrieton (1942 - 1946), South Australia
Darwin Convent (1929 - 1942?)
Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (1908 - )
Diocese
Garden Point Mission (1941 - 1968)
Jesuit Mission (1882 - )
Little Flower Mission (1935 - 1942)
Ltyentye Apurte (1953 - 1977)
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (1904 - )
Nauiyu (1957 - 1977)
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School (1938 - 1983?)
Port Keats Mission (1935 - 1939)
Queen of the Holy Rosary Mission (1886 - 1891)
Rapid Creek Mission (1882 - 1891)
Sacred Heart Mission (1889 - 1891)
St Joseph's Darwin (1908 - 1939)
St Joseph's Mission (1891 - 1899)
Wadeye (1939 - 1975)
Children's Home
Children's Home is a term used to describe institutions providing out-of-home 'care' for children. The term was commonly used during the period from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Adolescent Receiving Home (1961 - 1963)
Bradshaw House (1966 - 1976)
The Bungalow (1914 - 1942)
Chapman Road Remand Home (1976? - 1979)
Darwin Convent (1929 - 1942?)
Don Dale Juvenile Detention Centre (1991 - )
Dundas House (1961 - 1979?)
Essington House (1963 - 1974)
Fannie Bay Receiving Home (1956 - 1957)
Giles House Juvenile Detention and Training Centre (1978 - 1991)
Griffiths House (1945 - 1965)
Malak House Juvenile Detention Centre (1987 - 1991)
Malak House Remand and Assessment Centre (1979 - 1987)
Mount Blatherskite Hostel (1946 - 1947)
Palmerston House (1963 - ?)
Receiving Home, Alice Springs (1959 - 1966)
Receiving Home, Darwin (1957 - 1961)
St John's Hostel (1941 - 1970s)
Tambling House Family Home (1977 - ?)
Church
Church is a general term which may be applied to any number of (usually Christian) religious groups. The phrase 'the church' usually refers to the official opinion, policy or practice of a particular denomination.
Uniting Church in Australia, Northern Synod (1977 - )
Cottage Care
Cottage care was a model of institutional 'care' which began in the United Kingdom in the late nineteenth century. Along with 'boarding out', cottage home accommodation was seen as an alternative to large scale dormitory-style accommodation (although cottage homes could house up to 40 children).
Cameron Crescent Family Home, Katherine (1973 - ?)
Chinnery Family Home (1968 - ?)
Forrest Crescent Family Home, Alice Springs (1972 - ?)
Hamilton Family Home (1968 - ?)
Harney Family Home (1968 - ?)
House 67, Batchelor (1972 - ?)
House 76, Batchelor (1972 - ?)
Parke Crescent Family Home, Alice Springs (1972 - ?)
Ryan House (1974 - ?)
Tennant Creek Family Home (1973 - ?)
Cottage Home
The term Cottage Home refers to an institution which provided residential 'care' for children under the cottage care, or 'family cottage' model.
Chapman Road Cottage (1969 - 1976)
Clarke Crescent Cottage (1971 - 1981), Somerville Homes Inc
Henry Street Cottage (1969 - 1981), Somerville Homes Inc
Lutheran Mission Block, Alice Springs (1963 - 1982)
Luxton Street Cottage (1971 - 1981), Somerville Homes Inc
Trower Road Cottage (1969 - 1976), Somerville Homes Inc