Air Raid Practice 1942, AWM

World Wars in a Children’s Home

On ANZAC Day we remember the experience of children in care in both WW1 & WW2


Survivors of Kinchela Boys Home speak out

Survivors of Kinchela Boys Home appeared on the news for holding truth telling sessions – watch it here

Freedom of Information Inquiry, Vic

We recently gave evidence to the Victorian government’s Inquiry into the operation of the Freedom of Information Act. Here’s what we said

Submission: Truth Telling for Stolen Children – Records and the Yoorrook Justice Commission

There’s no way of knowing what records were created & are still held by NGO’s about Aboriginal children removed from their families.

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Film: Starting & Ending Life in an Institution

For people who were abused in institutional care as children, aged care is a frightening, and re-traumatising, idea.

Jacinta Allan apology

Victorian Parliamentary Apology

”Today we acknowledge a shameful chapter in our history and the experience of a group of Victorians who have fought for a long time to be heard”

Film – The Right To Your Own History

This Danish short film tells a universal story of searching & finding for records about time out of home

Sea Side Cottage, Coogee, WA

Reblog – Holidays out of Home

This blog post provides a taste of what Christmas and the summer holidays were like for children who lived out of home.

Children from Berry Street at Christmas

2023 Christmas Closures

Find & Connect Support Services will be taking a short break over Christmas, check here for their opening times & who to contact if you need some help.

Reblog – Christmas at “Home”

Reblog: One child’s experience of a Christmas at “home”