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Western Australia - Organisation

Youth Household (1985 - 1988)

From
1985
To
1988
Categories
Adolescent Care, Home, Temporary Care, Uniting Church and Youth Welfare Service
Alternative Names
  • Youth House (also known as)
  • Youth House(hold) (also known as)

Youth Household was established in the Perth city area in 1985. It was run by Mofflyn Child and Family Care Services and provided medium-term supported accommodation to up to five young people aged 16-21 years. Also known as Youth House, the service closed in 1988.

Details

Youth Household was established by Mofflyn Child and Family Care Services around May 1985, in a rented house in Perth. Its purpose was to provide medium term accommodation for up to five young people aged 16-21 years. It was funded through the Youth Supported Accommodation Program, which was a sub-program of the Commonwealth/State funded Supported Accommodation Assistance Program.

Youth Household, which was also known as Youth House, closed in 1988.

Events

1985 - 1988
Location - Youth Household was located in Perth. Location: Perth

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