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Maternity Home
The term Maternity Home refers to institutions that provided residential accommodation to pregnant women, usually single women, and they often functioned (officially or not) as adoption agencies.
The Alexandra Home for Mothers and Babies (Inc) and Mothercraft Training School (1950 - 1956)
Alexandra Home for Women (1916 - 1950)
Cornelie Home (1898 - 1903)
Devonleigh Maternity Home (1931? - 1977?)
Female Home [Poor House, Perth] (1851 - 1909)
Hillcrest Maternity Home (1922 - 1974)
House of Mercy (1891 - 1916)
King Edward Memorial Hospital (1916 - )
Ngal-a Mothercraft Home and Training Centre Inc (1956 - 1989)
The Open Door (1903 - 1922)
Pregnancy Help, Centrecare (1980s - 1991?)
Salvation Army Home for Neglected Girls, Perth (1894 - 1898)
St Anne's Maternity Home (c. 1958 - 1982)
St Anne's Nursing Home (1937 - c. 1958)
St Gerard's Hospital (1944 - c. 1972)
St John of God Hospital, Subiaco (1898 - )
St Margaret's Hostel (1918 - 1971)
Women's Home, Fremantle (1909 - ?)
Methodist
The term Methodist describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Methodist Church.
Allandale Cottage (1962 - 1985?)
Applecross Cottage (1970 - 1986?)
Ardross House (1971 - 2004?)
Bourkedale (1972 - 1985?)
Cooinda (1966 - )
Gerald Mission (1851 - 1855)
Innaminka Hostel, Greenmount (1972? - 2004?)
Manguri (1988 - 2002)
Meribah (1972 - c. 1986)
Methodist Children's Home (1922 - 1959)
Methodist Church (1829 - 1977)
Methodist Girls' Home (1917 - 1924)
Methodist Homes for Children (1922 - 1977)
Methodist Hostel for Boys, Albany (1946 - 1972?)
Methodist Overseas Mission (1830? - 1980?)
Mofflyn (1959 - 1984)
Mogumber (1951 - 1974)
Mogumber Training Centre (1974 - 1980)
NCH Action for Children (1869 - ), United Kingdom
Nollamara Cottage (1973? - 1985)
Wanneroo Native School (1844 - 1851)
Warminda Hostel (1968 - 1984)
Werribee (1962 - 1985)
Werribee Farm School (1928 - 1962)
Yokine Cottage (1972 - 1988)
Mission
The term Mission refers to a faith-based organisation that provides social and other forms of support to the needy. Missions continue to operate shelters and social services across Australia, including in cities. With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the word Mission has a specific meaning, as a residential settlement or institution.
Beagle Bay Mission (1895 - 1976)
Carnarvon Mission (1945 - 1975?)
Carrolup (1915 - 1922)
Carrolup Native Settlement (1939 - 1951)
Cosmo Newbery Mission (1953 - 1973?)
Cundeelee (1949 - 1982?)
Drysdale River Mission (1908 - 1937)
Ellensbrook Farm Home (1899 - 1917)
Fitzroy Crossing Mission (1952 - 1987)
Forrest River Mission (1913 - 1968)
Gerald Mission (1851 - 1855)
Gnowangerup Mission, Australian Aborigines' Mission (1926 - 1935)
Halls Creek Mission (1943 - 1960)
Kalumburu Mission (1931 - 1982)
Karalundi Mission (1954 - 1974)
Kurrawang Mission (1952 - 1984)
La Grange Mission (1955 - 1984)
Lombadina (1909 - 1975)
Marribank (1952 - 1988)
Marribank Farm Training School (1951 - 1952)
Mogumber (1951 - 1974)
Moore River Native Settlement (1918 - 1951)
Mount Margaret Mission (1921 - 1975)
Mowanjum (1956 - 1972)
Native Institution, Mount Eliza (1834 - 1838)
New Norcia Mission (1848 - 1974)
Norseman Mission (1935 - 1985)
Pallottine Mission, Tardun (1948 - 2004)
Port George IV Mission (1912 - 1951)
Roelands Native Mission Farm (1938 - 1975)
St Joseph's Native School and Orphanage, New Norcia (1861 - 1974)
St Mary's Mission, New Norcia (1848 - 1974)
Sunday Island Mission (1899 - 1934)
Sunday Island Mission (1937 - 1964)
United Aborigines Mission, Gnowangerup (1935 - 1954)
United Aborigines Mission, Halls Creek (1957 - 1967)
Wandering Mission (1944 - 1979)
Wanneroo Native School (1844 - 1851)
Warburton Mission (1933 - 1977)
Wiluna Mission (1955 - 1975)
Wirrumanu (1939 - 1975)
Wongutha Mission Training Farm (1954 - 1993)
Wotjulum (1934 - 1937)
Wotjulum (1951 - 1956)