Community Connections came into being in 1998. Previously, it was known as the South Western Community Care Association Inc, which was founded in 1991. It had offices in Warrnambool, Geelong, Hamilton, Colac, Camperdown and Portland. This organisation ceased operations in 2012.
1976 - 1991 Currawong House
1983? - 1991 Glenelg Foster Care
1991 - 1998 South Western Community Care Association Inc.
1998 - 2012 Community Connections (Vic) Ltd
Sources used to compile this entry: Alexander, Mary, 'Embattled Community Connections shuts its doors', in The Standard: Weekend Magazine, Warrnambool, Fairfax Regional Media, 2 March 2012, http://www.standard.net.au/story/70211/embattled-community-connections-shuts-its-doors/; James Jenkinson Consulting, Guide to out-of-home care services 1940-2000 - Volume One: Agency Descriptions, Department of Human Services, Unpublished, November 2001, https://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/sites/default/files/DHS.3004.011.0367.pdf; OzChild Annual Report 2012, OzChild, 2012, https://www.ozchild.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/OzChild-Annual-Report_2011-2012.pdf.
Prepared by: Cate O'Neill
Created: 4 November 2010, Last modified: 15 August 2019