Carisbrook, in Auburn, was run by the Baptist Homes Trust. It was the second AS White Children's Home and was officially opened on 7 December1975 by Miss Dorothy White. It was a children's home until 1989, when, the child care programs were reassessed. Carisbrook then became a home for young people aged twelve to eighteen who experienced difficulties living in the normal home situation. The program closed in 1995.
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: 10 March 2014