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New South Wales Baptist Homes Trust (1944 - 1986)

From
1944
To
1986
Categories
Baptist, Care Provider and Non Government Organisation

New South Wales Baptist Homes Trust was established in 1944 to provide services to the aged and children. The Trust ran Leith House, Ruhamah, Carisbrook, Thorington and Karingal Children's Home. In 1986, its name was changed to Baptist Community Services to capture the organisation's expanding ministry.

Timeline

 1944 - 1986 New South Wales Baptist Homes Trust
       1986 - 2013 Baptist Community Services
             2014 - BaptistCare

Provided 'Care' At

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