Carinya Youth Hostel was established in Camberwell by the Salvation Army in 1965. It provided accommodation for girls in a cottage home environment. In 1975 it moved to Footscray, and then moved again some years later to Kealba where it came under the auspice of The Salvation Army Westcare.
Sources used to compile this entry: Annual report: Social Welfare Department, Government Printer, Melbourne, 1961-1978. 1971, p.38.; The Salvation Army Southern Territory Archives and Museum, Southern Soup-Soap-Salvation: A compendium of Salvation Army Social Services in the Australia Southern Territory, Citadel Press, Melbourne, 2003.
Prepared by: Sarah Green
Created: 25 September 2013, Last modified: 11 January 2019