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New South Wales - Archival Series

Client files (1977 - )



These files contain a brief history of the young person and the issues that led to their referral to Stretch-A-Family. They also contain a record of Stretch-A-Family's involvement with the young person. The following information may be found on a file: name; address at time of admission; date of birth; date of admission; legal status of young person; name and address of guardian; health issues; history of Stretch-A-Family's involvement; date of placement in foster care (if relevant); name of foster carers; education records; and records of involvement with significant people.

Quantity: 500 files (approx.)


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Former clients may access personal information about themselves.

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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,

Prepared by: Melissa Downing