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.
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 18 February 2011, Last modified: 2 June 2014