Records information under the following headings: (1) Name, (2) Place of birth, (3) Father's name, (4) Mother's name and maiden name, (5) Address, (6) Source from which child was received, (7) Date of admission, (8) Date of discharge, (9) Details of absences.
Care leavers can apply to the Salvation Army for information and records about their time in care.
A two page application form will need to be completed. The form will ask for contact details, personal and family information to assist with a record search and identification. The application requests copies of a drivers licence and birth certificate or 100 points of identification. Those who don't have enough official documents can ask the Care Leavers of Australia Network (CLAN) or the Find & Connect Support Service to confirm their identity to the Salvation Army.
Those applying for information about a third party will need consent from that person or the executor of their estate.
Please contact the Social Programme Department, Salvation Army Australian Southern Territory Territorial Headquarters:
Street Address: 95-99 Railway Road, Blackburn VIC 3130
Postal Address: PO Box 479, Blackburn VIC 3130
Phone: (03) 8878 4777
Fax: (03) 8878 4838