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Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is a Protestant Church with a strong philanthropic mission which led it to become highly involved with child welfare in many parts of Australia.
Algate House (1968 - 1996)
Arncliffe Girls' Home (1941 - 1969)
Arncliffe Girls' Industrial Home (1916 - 1930)
Bathurst Maternity and Rescue Home (1890s - 1919)
Bethesda Maternity Hospital (1957 - 1973)
Bexley Boys' Home (1915 - 1979)
Burwood Maternity Home (1898 - 1910)
Canowindra Girls' Home (1942 - 1977)
Dee Why Home for Boys (1924 - 1936)
Dulwich Hill Family Group Home (1989 - 1995)
Earlwood Family Group Home (1989 - 1995)
The Fold Girls' Home (1920 - 1942)
Foster Care Program (c. 1984 - c. 1994), Salvation Army
Gill Memorial Boys' Home (1936 - 1980)
Gill Memorial Family Group Home (1980 - 1995)
Hillcrest Hospital (1933 - 1977)
Hopeleigh Maternity Home (c. 1910 - 1956)
John Irwin Lodge (1980 - 1993)
La Perouse Women's and Children's Home (1944 - 1988)
The Lodge Young Women's Hostel (1948 - c. 1975)
Manly Boys' Probationary Home (1903 - 1924)
Marrickville Children's Residence (1979 - 1982)
Maryville Mothers' Hospital (1924 - 1933)
Narwee Family Group Home (1987 - 1996)
The Nest Children's Home (1930 - 1941)
Newcastle Maternity and Rescue Home (1897 - 1924)
Newtown Maternity and Rescue Home (1892 - 1898)
Oasis Youth Care Centre (1991 - 1994)
Paradise Boys' Industrial Colony (1897 - 1903)
Rescued Sisters' Home (1898 - 1917)
The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory (1882 - )
Salvation Army Girls' Hostel (1912 - 1973)
Salvation Army Youth Refuge, Warilla (1983 - 1991)
Stanmore Children's Home (1975 - 1988)
Stanmore Girls' Industrial Home (1922 - 1948)
Stanmore Rescue Home (1896 - 1928)
Stead House (1973 - c. 2007)
School
The term School refers to an institution (residential or non-residential) designed to provide general education, or training in a specialised area.
Anglewood (1943 - 1994)
Berida Junior Red Cross Home (1950 - 1974)
Biloela Reformatory School for Females (1871 - 1880)
Dalwood Children's Home (1924 - 1989)
Deaf and Dumb Institution (1860 - 1869)
Dunmore House (1936 - 1990s)
Glenfield Park School (1927 - )
Guildford Truant School for Boys (1917 - 1935)
Inala Rudolf Steiner School for Curative Education (1958 - 2005)
Kendall Grange (1948 - 2000)
Kingsdene Special School and Residential Service (1976 - 2010)
Kurrajong (1961 - )
Manly Industrial School and Orphanage (1881 - 1910)
Masonic Orphan Schools (1922 - c. 1924)
Mater Dei School (1957 - )
Miroma Special School (1966 - 2010?)
Moresland Special School (c. 1933 - c. 1936)
Native Institution (1814 - 1833)
New South Wales Institution for the Deaf, Dumb and Blind (1869 - 1957)
Newcastle Reformatory School for Females (1869 - 1871)
Norfolk Island Orphan School (1795 - 1814)
Ormond Regional Youth Centre (1985 - 1998)
Ormond School (1980 - 1984)
Pallister Young People's Unit and Special School (1977 - 1981)
Part Aboriginal Education Scheme (1970s)
Roman Catholic Orphan School (1844 - 1886)
Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children (1973 - )
Royal Institution for Deaf and Blind Children (1957 - 1973)
School for Deaf Girls (1886 - c. 1979)
The Special School for Multi-Handicapped Blind Children (1974 - 1990)
St Carthage's College for Young Ladies (1907 - 1931)
St Edmund's School (1951 - )
St Gabriel's School (1922 - 1973)
St Thomas More's School (c. 1936 - c. 1944)
Sunnyfield School (1953 - c. 1981)
Sunshine Institute (1923 - 1951)
Training School for Midwifery Nurses (c. 1911 - 1976)
Turner Cottage Special School for Truants (1938 - 1946)
Warreh-Rudolf Steiner School for Curative Education (c. 1979)
William Thompson Masonic School (c. 1924 - c. 1974)
Yarra Bay House Truant School (1939 - c. 1955)
Sending Agency
Sending Agency was the name given to the organisation responsible for arranging the migration of children to Australia from the United Kingdom or Malta.
Fairbridge Society Inc. (1921 - 1987)
Seventh-day Adventist Church
This term describes a person or organisation belonging to the Seventh Day Adventist faith which is a Christian denomination.
Seventh Day Adventist Adoption Agency ( - 1993)
Support Service
Support Services are groups who provide services to assist people who were in 'care' as children. Some of these organisations also provide support services to other family members (like the care leaver's children or grandchildren) who have also been affected.
Broken Rites (1992 - )
Care Leavers Australia Network (2000 - )
Child Migrants Trust (1987 - )
Find & Connect Support Service New South Wales (c. 2011 - )
Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation (2001 - )
Link-Up NSW Aboriginal Corporation (c. 1980 - )
Now-Remembered Australians Inc (2009 - )