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Ballarat Children's Home (1968 - 1984)

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From
1968
To
1984
Categories
Care Provider, Children's Home, Family Group Home, Home and Non-denominational

Ballarat Children's Home was the new name given in 1968 to the former Ballarat Orphanage. It opened its first family group home in 1976. In 1984, the name changed to Ballarat Children's Homes and Family Services.

Details

In the mid 1980s, Ballarat Children's Home established a hostel for boys called Raglan House, also known as Raglan House Youth Support Unit.

Location

1968 - 1984
Location - Ballarat Children's Home was located at 200 Victoria Street, Ballarat. Location: Ballarat

Timeline

 1865 - 1909 Ballarat District Orphan Asylum
       1909 - 1968 Ballarat Orphanage
             1968 - 1984 Ballarat Children's Home
                   1984 - 1998 Ballarat Children's Homes and Family Services
                         1998 - Child and Family Services Ballarat

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Deb's Story
Title
Deb's Story
Type
Video
Date
2011
Source
Posted on Vimeo by Erin M McCuskey

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Guide to Out-of-Home Care Services 1940-2000 - Volume Two: Data Base, with Department of Human Services, November 2001, https://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/sites/default/files/DHS.3004.011.0277.pdf.

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill