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St Augustine's Adolescent and Family Services (1988 - 1997)

From
1988
To
1997
Categories
Care Provider, Catholic and Home

St Augustine's Adolescent and Family Services, in Whittington (Geelong) was established in 1988 following the closure of St Augustine's Boys' Home at Highton. It provided small residential units, family support and specialist educational services. In 1997 St Augustine's became part of MacKillop Family Services.

Details

St Augustine's Adolescent and Family Services was located at Whittington, a southern suburb of Geelong. It became part of MacKillop Family Services in July 1997.

Location

1988 - 1997
Location - St Augustine's Adolescent and Family Services operated at Whittington, Geelong. Location: Geelong

Timeline

 c. 1855 - 1939 St Augustine's Boys' Orphanage
       1939 - 1966 St Augustine's Orphanage
             1966 - 1988 St Augustine's Boys' Home
                   1988 - 1997 St Augustine's Adolescent and Family Services
                         1997 - MacKillop Family Services

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Related Archival Collections

Publications

Books

  • Chapman, Peter, C.B.C., St. Augustine's and the Christian Brothers: an archival history, St Augustine's, Whittington, 1993. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'A Piece of the Story': National Directory of Records of Catholic organisations caring for children separated from their families, Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission & Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, November 1999, http://www.cssa.org.au/storage/A%20Piece%20of%20the%20Story.pdf.

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill