Some people may find content on this website distressing. Read more
New South Wales - Organisation

Theresian Emergency Centre (1966 - 1983)

From
1966
To
1983
Categories
Catholic and Home

The Theresian Emergency Centre was opened in 1966 by the Sisters of Charity. The Centre was located at Monte Oliveto Convent, Edgecliff. It was dedicated to short-term, 'crisis' accommodation for children. The Centre closed in January 1983 when the Sisters withdrew from this area of ministry in Edgecliff.

Details

The Theresian Emergency Centre was established on the initiative of the Theresian Club, an organisation of Catholic women closely associated with the Sisters of Charity.

Location

1966 - 1983
Location - Theresian Emergency Centre was situated on Albert Street, Edgecliff. Location: Edgecliff

Publications

Reports

  • Hanson, Dallas, Why are they in children's homes: report of the ACOSS children's home intake survey, Australian Department of Social Services: Australian Council of Social Services, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1979, 83 pp. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Hanson, Dallas, Why are they in children's homes: report of the ACOSS children's home intake survey, Australian Department of Social Services: Australian Council of Social Services, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1979, 83 pp; 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