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Victoria - Organisation

Wimmera Family Group Homes (1979 - 1981)

Care Provider and Family Group Home
Alternative Names
  • Wimmera Family Homes

Wimmera Family Group Homes was established in 1979 opened its first group home opened in Horsham in 1980. In 1981, it amalgamated with Wimmera Emergency Housing and changed its name to Wimmera Community Care.



1979 - 1981
Address - Wimmera Family Group Homes ran a family group home at 6 Landy Street, Horsham. Location: Horsham
Address - Wimmera Family Group Homes ran a family group home at 9 Franklin Street, Stawell. Location: Stawell


 1979 - 1981 Wimmera Family Group Homes
       1981 - 2000 Wimmera Community Care
             2000 - 2017 Wimmera UnitingCare
                   2017 - Uniting (Victoria and Tasmania) Limited

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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: James Jenkinson Consulting, Guide to out-of-home care services 1940-2000 - Volume One: Agency Descriptions, Department of Human Services, Unpublished, November 2001,; UnitingCare Victoria and Tasmania, 'Submission to the Australian Senate Community Affairs References Committee Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care 29 July 2003 (submission 52)', in Inquiry into Institutional Care: Submissions received as at 17/03/05, Commonwealth of Australia, 2003,

Prepared by: Nell Musgrove