Temporary Family Care is a crisis and respite foster program run as part of Dr Barnardos in Australia. This program opened at the Waverley Centre in 1978; Auburn in 1984, Penrith in 1989 and Canberra and Illawarra in 1990.
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 & Naomi Parry
Created: 18 March 2011, Last modified: 10 March 2014