Karingal Children's Home, run by the Baptist Homes Trust, was officially opened at Mosman on 24 November 1956 by the Hon. F.H. Hawkins, MLA, Minister for Child Welfare and Social Services. The home provided accommodation for boys under the age of seven, and girls. On 24 April 1986 the home transferred to 27 Alan Avenue, Seaforth (near Manly).
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
Created: 4 March 2011, Last modified: 23 July 2013