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Care Provider
Care provider is an umbrella term that refers to the group or organisation responsible for providing and administering out-of-home 'care' for children. Although this term was not in common usage before the late twentieth century, this website applies it to describe all organisations which operated 'care' services, no matter when they were active.
The Anglican Church of Australia (1981 - )
Anglicare Tasmania (1977 - )
Annie Kenney Young Women's Refuge (1978 - 2009)
Board of Guardians Queens Asylum (1862 - 1879)
Boys' Reformatory (1869 - 1876)
Boys' Training School (1884 - 1926)
Centacare Tasmania (1977 - )
Charitable Grants Department (1873 - 1901), Colony of Tasmania
Child Welfare Division (c. 1953 - 1980)
Churches of Christ (1865 - )
Colony 47 (1973 - )
Community Hostels (1985? - 1995?)
Department of Health and Human Services (1998 - ), State of Tasmania
Fairbridge Society (1909 - 2011)
Glenara Children's Home (1973 - 1982)
Glenhaven Family Care (1988? - )
Glenorchy Infant Orphanage (1898 - 1912)
Hobart Benevolent Society (1859 - )
Hobart Girls' Industrial School (1862 - 1945)
Hobart Women's Shelter (c. 1972 - )
Kennerley Boys' Home (1869 - 1969)
Kennerley Children's Home (1969 - )
Launceston Girls' Home (1921 - 1989)
Launceston Girls' Industrial School (1877 - 1921)
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (c. 1905 - )
Neglected Children's Department (1896 - 1901), Colony of Tasmania
Neglected Children's Department (1901 - 1918), State of Tasmania
Northern Tasmanian Home for Boys (1921 - 1973)
Roseneath Children's Home (c. 1982 - c. 1985)
Salesians of Don Bosco (1922 - )
The Salvation Army (Australian Southern Territory) (1883 - )
Sisters of Charity (1847 - )
Sisters of St Joseph's (1887 - )
Sisters of the Good Shepherd (1893 - )
Social Welfare Department (1961 - 1983), State of Tasmania
St Joseph's Child Care Centre (1969 - 1978)
St Michael's Priory (1969 - 1977)
Sunshine Association (1937 - )
Catholic
The term Catholic describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Catholic Church. With child welfare, services were often clustered under the umbrella terms of Protestant and Catholic.
Bimbadeen Family Group Home (c. 1970 - 1982)
Boys' Town (1945 - 1956)
Carinya Family Group Home (c. 1970 - c. 1978)
Catholic Family Welfare Bureau (1959 - 1977)
Catholic Welfare Organisation (1940 - 1948?)
Centacare Tasmania (1977 - )
Dominic College (1973 - )
Karadi (c. 1960 - 1980?)
Loreto Family Group Home (1966 - 1983)
Magdalen Home (1893 - 1974)
Missionaries of the Sacred Heart (c. 1905 - )
Savio College (1956 - 1973)
Sisters of Charity (1847 - )
Sisters of St Joseph's (1887 - )
Sisters of the Good Shepherd (1893 - )
St Joseph's Child Care Centre (1969 - 1978)
St Joseph's Crisis Accommodation Centre (1978 - 1999)
St Joseph's Orphanage (1879 - 1969)
St Joseph's School (1847 - 1920?)
St Joseph's Waterton Hall (1951 - 1970?)
St Vincent de Paul (1854 - )
St Vincent de Paul Boys' Hostel (c. 1973 - c. 1980)
St Vincent de Paul Society Home for Boys at Waterton Hall (1978 - c. 1991)
Villa Maria Family Group Home (1964 - 1982)
Children's Home
Children's Home is a term used to describe institutions providing out-of-home 'care' for children. The term was commonly used during the period from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Barrington Boys' Home (1946 - 1981)
Beaufront (c. 1949 - c. 1958)
Bethany Boys' Home (1947 - 1978)
Boys' Town (1945 - 1956)
Clarendon Children's Home (1922 - 2004)
Devonfield Hostel (c. 1965 - 2000?)
Glenara Children's Home (1973 - 1982)
Glendel Children's Home (1970? - c. 1992)
Glenhaven Children's Home (1967? - 1988?)
Hagley Farm School (1936 - 1976?)
Havenview Children's Home (1970? - 1989?)
Hillcrest Children's Home (1966 - 1984)
Kennerley Children's Home (1969 - )
Launceston Girls' Home (1921 - 1989)
Magdalen Home (1893 - 1974)
Malmesbury Girls' Home (1950 - 1962)
Maylands Girls' Unit (1983 - 1998)
Maylands Salvation Army Home for Girls (1945 - 1981)
Northern Tasmanian Home for Boys (1921 - 1973)
Orana Retarded Children's Home (1968 - 1990?)
Roseneath Children's Home (c. 1982 - c. 1985)
Savio College (1956 - 1973)
St Joseph's Child Care Centre (1969 - 1978)
St Joseph's Orphanage (1879 - 1969)
St Michael's Priory (1969 - 1977)
Sunshine Home (1951 - 1980)
Tresca (c. 1958 - 1976)
West Winds Boys' Home (1967 - 1983)
Church
Church is a general term which may be applied to any number of (usually Christian) religious groups. The phrase 'the church' usually refers to the official opinion, policy or practice of a particular denomination.
The Anglican Church of Australia (1981 - )
Catholic Church (1821 - )
The Church of England in Australia and Tasmania (1788 - 1981)
Churches of Christ (1865 - )
The Salvation Army (Australian Southern Territory) (1883 - )
Church Agency
The term Church Agency refers to a service organisation which is associated with a specific Church. Some were operated by religious orders, especially within the Catholic Church, and others were operated by lay people.
St Vincent de Paul (1854 - )
Churches of Christ
The Churches of Christ is a movement of autonomous Christian congregations which share a particular understanding of the teachings of Jesus Christ as set out in the New Testament.
Bethany Boys' Home (1947 - 1978)
Community Service Organisation
Community Service Organisations, or CSOs are privately run groups, often with a religious affiliation, which provide services to the community, including services to support families and out-of-home ‘care’ programs. In some states and territories, including New South Wales, such organisations are known as Non-Government Organisations, or NGOs. Although they are private organisations, they may receive some funding from government to provide particular services.
Anglicare Tasmania (1977 - )
Big Brother Movement (1925 - )
Catholic Family Welfare Bureau (1959 - 1977)
Catholic Welfare Organisation (1940 - 1948?)
Cerebral Palsy Association of Tasmania (1996 - 2000)
Cerebral Palsy Tasmania (2000 - )
Child Health Association (1956 - )
Child Welfare Association (1917 - 1956)
Children's Protection Society (1903 - 1920?)
Clarendon Children's Home Inc. (c. 2004 - )
Colony 47 (1973 - )
Devonfield Enterprises (2000? - )
Glenara Training Services (1984 - c. 1995)
Glendel Home (c. 1995 - 2014)
Glenhaven Family Care (1988? - )
Hobart Benevolent Society (1859 - )
Hobart City Mission (1852 - )
Launceston City Mission (1854 - )
Mental Health Association (c. 1945 - )
Oakdale Services Tasmania (1992 - 2011)
Residential Child Care Association of Tasmania (c. 1970 - c. 1989)
Retarded Children's Welfare Association (1952 - 1982)
Retarded Citizens' Welfare Association (1982 - 1992)
Roland Children's Services (1993 - )
Royal Guide Dogs Tasmania (1987 - )
Sisters of St Joseph's (1887 - )
Society for the Blind, Deaf and Dumb (1887 - 1987)
Society for the Care of Crippled Children (1937 - 1988)
Spastic Children Treatment Fund Committee (1963 - 1970)
St Giles Society
St Joseph's Crisis Accommodation Centre (1978 - 1999)
St Michael's Priory (1969 - 1977)
St Vincent de Paul (1854 - )
Sunshine Association (1937 - )
Tascare Records (1937 - 1995)
Tascare Society for Children (1988 - )
Tasdeaf (1987 - )
Tasmanian Society for the Care of Crippled Children (1935 - 1988)
The Tasmanian Spastics Association (1970 - 1996)
Uniting Care Tasmania (2008 - )
Veranto Lifestyle Assistance (2011 - )
Woman's Christian Temperance Union (1885 - )
Women's Health Association (1901 - 1920?)
Women's Sanitary Association (1891 - 1901)
Convalescent Home
A Convalescent Home was a place where children were sent to rest and recover from illnesses, or after a stay in hospital. Sometimes the term was used to describe a home for women suffering from venereal disease (such institutions were also known as Lock Hospitals or Contagious Diseases Hospitals).
St John's Park (1936 - 1994)
Cottage Care
Cottage care was a model of institutional 'care' which began in the United Kingdom in the late nineteenth century. Along with 'boarding out', cottage home accommodation was seen as an alternative to large scale dormitory-style accommodation (although cottage homes could house up to 40 children).
Clarendon Children's Home (1922 - 2004)
The Cottage Home (1943 - c. 1950)
Glenhaven Children's Home (1967? - 1988?)
Hagley Farm School (1936 - 1976?)
Havenview Children's Home (1970? - 1989?)
St Joseph's Orphanage (1879 - 1969)
Cottage Home
The term Cottage Home refers to an institution which provided residential 'care' for children under the cottage care, or 'family cottage' model.
Bethany Boys' Home (1947 - 1978)
Carinya Family Group Home (c. 1970 - c. 1978)
Hagley Farm School (1936 - 1976?)
Kennerley Children's Home (1969 - )
Malmesbury Girls' Home (1950 - 1962)
Rosebank Cottage for Disabled Children (1979 - c. 1994)