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New South Wales - Organisation

Anglicare Adoption Services (1997 - )

Adoption Agency, Anglican and Records Access Service

Anglicare Adoption Services was established in 1997. Previously it was known as the Anglican Adoption Agency. It is a specific part of the Anglicare Out of Home Care Services and of the Anglicare Telepea Office that supports adoption services. This includes providing ongoing support to all main parties in a past adoption made through the agency.


 1960 - 1965 Carramar Adoption Agency
       1965 - 1978 Church of England Adoption Agency
             1978 - 1997 Anglican Adoption Agency
                   1997 - Anglicare Adoption Services

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Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998,; Email correspondence with Anglicare Out of Home Care, October 2014.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry and Nicola Laurent