North Sydney Young People’s Refuge

North Sydney Young People’s Refuge North Sydney Year Opened: 1975 Year Closed: ?   Related News Articles Sydney’s First Young People’s Refuge, 29 July 1975 (Tribune)   CLAN Homes – Orphanages Gallery There are currently no images available for CLAN members to view for this Home. If you have anyRead More

Red Cross Home, Margate

Red Cross Home Margate Qld Australia Provider: TBC Year Opened: TBC Year Closed: TBC     Related News Articles Red Cross Home Needs Workers, 2 October 1951 (Courier-Mail) Red Cross Home Proves a Boon, 6 May 1954 (Brisbane Telegraph)   CLAN Homes – Orphanages Gallery There are currently no otherRead More

Hopeleigh Maternity Home Gallery

 

St Michael’s Orphanage Gallery

Credit to Robert, NSW, who is featured in the red hand-painted shirt, with Colin on the right. Credit to Robert, NSW, who is featured on the right

Salvation Army Maternity Home, Breakfast Creek

Salvation Army Maternity Home Breakfast Creek Brisbane QLD Australia Provider: Salvation Army Year Opened: 1897 Year Closed: 1924 The Salvation Army Maternity Home, Breakfast Creek, opened in 1897. Run by the Salvation Army, the Home provided accommodation and care for homeless girls and unmarried mothers and was a maternity home.Read More

Taroona Child Care Centre, Tardun

Tardun, via Mullewa WA Australia Provider: Christian Brothers Year Opened: 1928 Year Closed: 1967 CLAN Homes – Orphanages Gallery There are currently no images of historical items available for CLAN members to view for this Home. If you have any historical items and would like to donate them, please contactRead More

Harrison House, Hawthorn

50 Power Street Hawthorn Melbourne VIC Australia Provider: Presbyterian Church Year Opened: 1960 Year Closed: 1985   Harrison House in Hawthorn was established in 1960. Run by the Presbyterian Church of Victoria, it provided hostel-style residential accommodation for wards of state, boys on probation from the courts or institutions, and boysRead More

Regent House Hostel for Girls, Elsternwick

46 Regent Street Elsternwick Melbourne VIC Australia Provider: Presbyterian Church Year Opened: 1966 Year Closed: 1977   The Regent House Hostel for Girls was run by the Presbyterian Church, as a ‘sister’ project to the Arthur Harrison Boys’ Home in Hawthorn. The hostel was located in Regent Street, Elsternwick. It closedRead More

Centacare Family Services, Hobart

Location: Hobart Provider: An agency of the Catholic Archdiocese of Hobart Year Opened: 1959 Year Closed: 1999 Centacare is the official welfare agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Hobart covering all of Tasmania. The Agency exists as an expression of the social mission of the Catholic ChurchRead More

Industrial School for Girls, Chelmer

35 Victoria Street Chelmer Brisbane QLD Australia Provider: Salvation Army Year Opened: 1923 Year Closed: 1941 The Industrial School for Girls, Chelmer, was operated by the Salvation Army. It was opened in 1923 and was licensed under the State Children Act 1911. No State girls were placed there after 1941.Read More

Lady Musgrave Sanatorium for Sick Children, Shorncliffe

8 Allpass Parade Shorncliffe Brisbane QLD Australia Provider: Convalescent Home Year Opened: 1888 Year Closed: 1931 The Lady Musgrave Sanitorium for Sick Children, in Shorncliffe, was built in 1884 as a convalescent home for children. The Sanitorium did not formally open until 1888. Lady Lucinda Musgrave was the first patronessRead More

Salvation Army Youth Refuge, Warilla

Bucknell Street Warilla NSW Australia Provider: Salvation Army (Temporary Care) Year Opened: 1983 Year Closed: 1991   The Salvation Army Youth Refuge, Warilla, was a Salvation Army refuge for young people located at Bucknell Street. It opened in 1983 and closed in 1991.   CLAN Homes – Orphanages Gallery ThereRead More