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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.
Albany Youth Support Service Inc. (c. 1980 - )
Anglicare Youth House (1976 - 1995?)
Armadale Youth Accommodation Service (1989 - ?)
BUNYAP (Bunbury Youth Accommodation Project) (1983 - ?)
Calvary Youth Services (1985 - ?)
Canning Youth Accommodation (1994 - ?)
Fremantle Community Youth Services (1977 - ?)
Fusion Student Household (1995 - )
Kalgoorlie Boulder Youth Accommodation Service (1999 - )
Karratha Youth Housing (1987 - )
Mission Australia - Youth Accommodation and Support Service (YASS) (1991 - )
PICYS (Perth Inner City Youth Service) Household Network (1980 - )
Swan Accommodation Service (The Junction) (1980 - )
Tinoca - Joondalup Youth Support Service (1986 - )
Yes! Housing, Anglicare (1991 - )
Youth Care (1983 - 1990)
Youth House(hold), Perth City (1985 - c. 1991)
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.
Alexandra Home for Women (1916 - 1956)
Child Welfare Department (1927 - 1972), State of Western Australia
Children's Protection Society (1906 - 1994?)
Department for Child Protection (2007 - 2013), State of Western Australia
Department for Child Protection and Family Support (2013 - ), State of Western Australia
Department for Community Development (1992 - 1995), State of Western Australia
Department for Community Development II (2001 - 2007), State of Western Australia
Department for Community Services (1985 - 1992), State of Western Australia
Department for Community Welfare (1972 - 1985), State of Western Australia
Department for Family and Children's Services (1995 - 2001), State of Western Australia
Family Care Society (1989 - )
Hillcrest Maternity Home (1922 - 1974)
House of Mercy (1891 - 1916)
Ngala Mothercraft Home and Training Centre Inc (1956 - 1989)
Public Charities and State Children Department (1908 - 1917), State of Western Australia
St Anne's Hospital [Mercy Hospital] (1937 - )
St John of God Hospital, Subiaco (1898 - )
St Margaret's Hostel (1918 - 1971)
State Children Department (1917 - 1927), State of Western Australia
Adoption Information Service
The term Adoption Information Service refers to a program established under state or territory adoption legislation to provide access to information to the parties involved in an adoption (i.e. the birth parent/s, the adoptee, the adoptive parents).
Adoption Jigsaw, Western Australia (Inc) (1978 - )
Past Adoption Information and Services, Department for Child Protection and Family Support
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).
Advisory and Co-ordinating Committee on Child Abuse [ACCCA] (c. 1984 - c. 1994)
Board of Visitors, Claremont Mental Hospital (1921 - 1996)
Board of Visitors, Heathcote (1929 - 1994)
Care for Children Advisory Committee (1999 - 2002)
Care of Children Committee [United Kingdom] (1946)
Child Abuse Review Panel (1984 - 1985)
Child Death Review Committee (2003 - 2008), State of Western Australia
Child Sexual Abuse Task Force (1986 - 1987)
Children and Young People in Care Advisory Committee (2002 - 2003?)
Committee to Consider the Capitation Grant for Orphanages (1884), Crown Colony of Western Australia
Consultative Committee on Residential Child Care [and Interim Committee] (1977 - 1993)
CREATE Foundation (1999 - )
Mentally Impaired Accused Review Board (1997 - )
Ministerial Advisory Council on Child Protection [I, Western Australia] (2003 - 2008?)
Ministerial Advisory Council on Child Protection [II, Western Australia] (2009 - )
Out of Home Preventative and Alternative Care Planning and Coordination Committee (1994 - 1998)
Taskforce to Identify the scope and extent of the 'stolen wages' issue, and to suggest policy options and administration issues [Stolen Wages Taskforce] (2007 - 2008)
Western Australian Child Protection Council (1997 - c. 2002)
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.
Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc.) (1973 - )
Adoption Jigsaw, Western Australia (Inc) (1978 - )
Adults Surviving Child Abuse (1995 - )
Alliance for Forgotten Australians
Association Representing Mothers Separated from their Children by Adoption Inc (1987 - )
Broken Rites (1992 - )
Care Leavers Australia Network (2000 - )
CBERS Consultancy (2006 - 2012)
CBERSS: Christian Brothers Ex Residents and Students Services (1995 - 2005)
Child Migrant Friendship Society (1987? - 2001?)
Child Migrants Trust (1987 - )
Children's Protection Society (1906 - 1994?)
Country Women's Association of Western Australia (1924 - )
CREATE Foundation (1999 - )
Forgotten Australians Coming Together (FACT) (2009 - )
Incest Survivors Association Inc (1984 - )
The International Association of Former Child Migrants and Their Families (1994 - )
Mentally Incurable Children's Association (1954 - 1986)
Nulsen Haven Association (1986 - )
Slow Learning Children's Group (1951 - 1989)
VOICES: Victims of Institutionalised Cruelty Exploitation and Supporters (1991- - )
Watchmen in God's Service (Inc) [WINGS] (1998? - 2006?)
Youth Legal Service Inc [Western Australia] (1985 - )
Anglican
The term Anglican describes a person or orgnisation affiliated with the Anglican Church.
Advisory Council of Empire Settlement [Church of England, UK] (1925 - 1981)
Anglican Church of North West Australia (1910 - )
Anglican Diocese of Bunbury (1904 - )
Anglican Diocese of Perth (1856 - )
Anglican Health and Welfare Services (1974 - 1989)
Anglican Orphanages' Committee (1868 - 2010)
Anglicare Emergency Foster Care Scheme (1988 - 1992)
Anglicare Fostering Futures (1992 - )
Anglicare Homesharers (1982 - 1992)
Anglicare WA (1976 - )
Anglicare Youth House (1976 - 1995?)
Annesfield [Albany Native School] (1852 - 1871?)
Belmont Cottage (c. 1979 - )
Bentley House (c. 1971 - )
Bishop Hale's Institution for Native and Half-Caste Children in Perth (c. 1870 - c. 1888)
Chesterfield House & Rockingham Youth External Accommodation Project (1983 - )
The Children's Society, UK (1881 - )
Esperance Residential College (1968 - )
Forrest Lodge (1939 - 1968)
Forrest River Mission (1913 - 1968)
Fremantle Cottage (1980 - )
Fremantle Native School (1842 - 1851)
Girls' Friendly Society (1914 - )
Hillston (1955 - 1984)
Hillston Point Walter Annexe (1958? - 1984?)
Home for Girls (1883 - 1888?)
Jenny House (1994 - )
Manguri (1988 - 2002)
Mary Clementina Hostel for Girls (1931 - 1952)
Merredin Residential College (1954 - )
Northam Residential College (2003 - )
Padbury Boys' Farm School (1946 - 1955)
Parkerville Children's Home (1903 - )
Perth Boys' Orphanage (1869 - 1876)
Perth Girls' Orphanage (1868 - 1942)
The Priory Hostel, Albany (1955? - 1988?)
Professional Standards, Anglican Diocese of Perth (2004 - )
Redhill Reformatory School (1903 - 1922)
Seaside House, Coogee (1947 - 1968)
Sisters of St Elizabeth of Hungary (1928 - 1957)
Sisters of the Church (1901 - ?)
Sisters of the Society of the Sacred Advent (1933 - 1941)
St Christopher's Hostel, Northam (1941 - 2002)
St James Residential College, Moora (1960s - )
Swan Boys' Orphanage (1876 - 1942)
Swan Homes (1943 - 1959)
Swan Native and Half Caste Mission (c. 1880 - 1920)
Swanleigh (1960 - 2010)
Yes! Housing, Anglicare (1991 - )