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.
In 2013, the Salvation Army is digitising their records which will make searching them faster. Until that is complete, the records have to be searched manually which can take a day or more.
The Salvation Army holds the following records of Tasmanian Homes:
Salvation Army Records also holds the Index to the War Cry.
We do not currently have any records linked to this organisation, but records may exist. The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
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The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
23 October 2018
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/tas/TE00675
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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