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South Australia - Organisation

Christies Beach Cottage (1976 - c. 1985)

c. 1985
Cottage Home, Home and Methodist

Christies Beach Cottage Home was opened by the Adelaide Central Methodist Mission in Christies Beach in 1976. In the mid to late 1970s, as a response to the government's push to close large congregate care institutions and replace them with smaller group care, the Methodist Church closed Lentara and established a number of Cottage Homes in suburban areas. The cottages were able to provide more specialised care. Christies Beach Cottage closed in the mid 1980s.



1976 - c. 1985
Location - Christies Beach Cottage was situated at Christies Beach. Location: Christies Beach

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Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George