The Salvation Army's Foster Care Program was established in 1984. Its first goal was to place long-term residents from the Stanmore Children's Home. The program eventually evolved to become a short-term crisis foster care program. It was stopped in 1994.
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: 10 March 2011, Last modified: 26 November 2013