St Gerard's [Home] was a home for children and families in crisis that was conducted by Centacare social workers and the Sisters of St Joseph's from 1980 until 1985. Children and families were referred from the Department of Youth and Community Services' Montrose Child Protection Unit. St Gerard's was in the building that had formerly been St Gerard's and St Anne's Hospital.
Sources used to compile this entry: A history of St Anthony's Home Croydon, with Sister Kathleen Burford, July 1989, http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/Completed_inquiries/2010-13/commcontribformerforcedadoption/submissions.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 2 August 2013, Last modified: 3 October 2018