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Western Australia - Organisation

Terrace House (1976 - 1980)

From
1976
To
1980
Categories
Home, Hostel, Presbyterian, Uniting Church and Youth Welfare Service

Terrace House was located in Perth. It provided accommodation for up to 22 young people who were unemployed. It was run by the Presbyterian Church (1976-1977), then the Uniting Church Child and Family Care Services (1977-1980). Terrace House moved to Kingsway in Nedlands in 1980.

Details

Terrace House was established by the Social Services branch of the Presbyterian Church in 1976 and, after the creation of the Uniting Church in 1977, was run by the Uniting Church Child and Family Services. In 1979, government reports described Terrace House as a 'scattered group home' and a 'hostel'. It closed in 1980 and the program moved to Kingsway, in Nedlands.

Events

1976 - 1980
Address - Terrace House was located at 74 Terrace Road, Perth. Location: Perth

Timeline

 1976 - 1980 Terrace House
       1980 - 1984 Kingsway

Run By

Related Archival Collections

Related Glossary Terms

Publications

Journals

  • Uniting Church in Australia (WA Synod), Department of Media (ed.), Western Impact, 1977-2007. Details

Online Resources

Photos

The 'Homes' Herald, 1978 [Methodist Homes for Children]
Title
The 'Homes' Herald, 1978 [Methodist Homes for Children]
Type
Document
Date
December 1978
Source
Uniting Church (Synod of Western Australia) Archives

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, 2004, http://signposts.cpfs.wa.gov.au/pdf/pdf.aspx.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser