The Riverina District Council of the United Protestant Association of New South Wales set up two family group homes in Wagga Wagga in 1983. The first was in Heydon Street and the second was in Grandview Avenue. Both homes were closed in 1985.
In 1983 the Wagga District Council (Riverina District Council) branch of the United Protestant Association closed Gumleigh. The funds from the sale of the property were used to finance two family group homes, one in Heydon Street and one in Grandview Avenue. In 1985 the scheme was phased out and the homes were closed.
Sources used to compile this entry: Agst, Thomas Urich [with Robert J Martin], The UPA Story, United Protestant Association of NSW Ltd, Wahroonga, n.d., 67 pp.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 16 August 2013, Last modified: 10 March 2014