The Bungarimbil Adolescent and Family Care Program operated as part of the Anglicare Services of the Anglican Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn and was based in Wagga Wagga. It offered a temporary foster care program, Care Force Youth Support Program, a community placement program, a children's centre, a community centre and a counselling service.
Bungarimbil Adolescent and Family Care Program has its origins in Bungarimbil Boys Home, which was operated by the Anglican Church at Tumbarumba from 1957 until 1983.
From 1989 to 1996, Bungarimbil Adolescent and Family Care Program operated a residential care unit. Since 1997, the Program has focused on the provision of short term foster care. The Program is based in Wagga Wagga.
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, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing and Naomi Parry
Created: 4 March 2011, Last modified: 11 August 2017