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Adolescent Care
Adolescent Care refers to models of out-of-home care geared to the needs of young people, including Adolescent Units, Early Adolescent Units, Teenage Units and Adolescent Community Placement. Programs for adolescents became more common from the 1980s.
Seaford Youth Support Unit (1980 - ?)
Southern Region Group Home (1979 - 1990)
Adoption Agency
The term Adoption Agency refers to any organisation involved in the adoption of babies and children, whether this was mandated by legislation or not. The adoption of children was, and is, controlled by state laws and the states of Australia introduced their first adoption acts at different times, beginning with Western Australia in 1896. Prior to the existence of legislation which legally recognised adoption, 'de facto', 'private' or 'unofficial' adoptions took place. These adoptions were arranged by individuals (such as midwives, or solicitors), by organisations (such as religious or charitable agencies), as well as by government departments.
Kate Cocks Memorial Adoption Agency (1967 - 1978)
Kate Cocks Memorial Babies' Home (1954 - 1976)
McBride Maternity Hospital (1914 - 1975)
Queen Victoria Hospital (1966 - 1989)
Advisory Council
The term Advisory Council refers to a group established by legislation to act in an advisory capacity to government on a particular area of policy (such as child welfare).
Anglicare SA (1997 - )
Advocacy Body
An Advocacy Body is a group formed by people who share concerns around a particular issue, in this case child welfare, and who seek to raise the priority of their concerns on the public and/or government agendas.
Anglicare SA (1997 - )
Amending Act
An Amending Act is a law passed to amend (change) another law. Amending Acts can change original pieces of legislation (Principal Acts) or they can change previous Amending Acts.
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1941 (1941 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1958 (1958 - 1972), State of South Australia
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1965 (1965 - 1972), State of South Australia
Anglican
The term Anglican describes a person or orgnisation affiliated with the Anglican Church.
Anglican Board of Mission - Australia
Anglican Child Care Services (1978 - 1988)
Anglican Church of Australia (1981 - )
Anglican Social Welfare Bureau (1981 - 1988)
Anglicare SA (1997 - )
Archdiocese
Australian Board of Mission (1850 - 1995)
The Babies' Home Walkerville (1912 - 1945)
Braemore Cottage (1980s - 1996?)
Brookman Cottage (1985 - 1989)
Cecil Street Cottage (1980s - c. 1995)
The Children's Home at Walkerville (1886 - 1904)
The Church of England Boys' Home at Walkerville (1903 - 1955)
Church of England Diocesan Mission House (1945 - 1949)
Church of England Hostel for Inland Children (1945 - 1946)
Church of England Social Welfare Bureau (1947 - 1981)
Claring-bould Cottage (c. 1982 - c. 1995)
Colton Cottage (1987 - 1994?)
Cullford Cottage (1980s - 1995?)
Diocese
Farr Cottage (1982 - 1996?)
Farr House (1935 - 1982)
Fuller Street Cottage (1976? - 1982)
Garden Cottage (1976 - 1984)
Girls' Friendly Society (1875 - )
Girls' Friendly Society Lodge (1913 - 1975)
Hostel
Hostel of the Holy Name (1949 - 1975)
The House of Mercy and Retreat for Women (1881 - 1974)
Karingal Youth Hostel (1952 - 1964)
Kennion Cottage (1984 - 1989?)
Kennion House (1955 - 1982)
Lady Victoria Buxton Girls Club (1898 - 1955)
Mission
Montrose Cottage (1986 - 1995?)
The Orphan Home (1860 - 1935)
Point Pearce Mission Station (1868 - 1915)
Poonindie Mission (1851 - 1894)
Ragless Avenue Cottage (1983 - 1985)
Rose Cottage (1983 - 1993)
Rose Street Family Connections Unit (1990 - 1993)
Ross Cottage (1984 - 1993)
Sisters of the Community of the Holy Name
Smith Street Cottage (1976 - 1984)
St Francis House (1946 - 1959)
St Mary's Home for Children (1953 - 1990)
St Mary's Mission of Hope (1904 - 1953)