Wesley James Home, in Burwood, was established by the Central Methodist Mission in 1976 then run by the Wesley Central Mission from 1977. According to Wesley Mission, which is the new name for the Wesley Central Mission, Wesley James Home provided family-style living for young people who had graduated from children's homes. As at 2014, it was thought this home probably closed around 1990.
Sources used to compile this entry: Wesley Mission 200 Years Pioneering Care: Celebrating the bicentenary of Methodism in Australia, Wesley Mission, 2012, https://web.archive.org/web/20140719125406/http://www.wesleymission.org.au/200years/history.asp; Homes and Orphanages Listings, Care Leavers Australia Network (CLAN), https://web.archive.org/web/20180421161802/http://www.clan.org.au/homes/all/; Moyes, Gordon, 'Caring for the Kids', in Rev Dr Gordon Moyes, AC, Gordon Moyes, 21 March 2007, http://www.gordonmoyes.com/2007/03/21/caring-for-the-kids/.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 22 April 2014