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Western Australia - Organisation

Young Single Women's Refuge (c. 1980 - 1991)

From
c. 1980
To
1991
Categories
Adolescent Care, Care Provider, Home and Temporary Care

The Young Single Women's Refuge was established in Mount Lawley around 1980 by The Collective. It was a 24-hour refuge service, located in a three-bedroom house. Young women were admitted. The service closed in 1991.

Details

The Young Single Women's Refuge was established in a three-bedroom house in Mount Lawley in the early 1980s by The Collective. It was a refuge service, funded for some years through the Youth Supported Accommodation Program, which was a sub-program of the Commonwealth/State funded Supported Accommodation Assistance Program. It closed in 1991.

Events

c. 1980 - 1991
Location - The Young Women's Single Refuge was located on Eden Street, Mount Lawley. Location: Mount Lawley

Publications

Online Resources

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