Showing 1-234 of 234 results

  1. Lakeside Hospital

    20 Jul 2017

    Lakeside Hospital...

  2. Ballarat Psychiatric Hospital (1962-69)

    19 Jul 2017

    – provided assessment and short-term treatment to psychiatric patients in Ballarat...

  3. Central department records and institutional records

    15 Jun 2017

    Central department records and institutional records...

  4. Yooralla Hospital School for Crippled Children and Adults (1918–77)

    05 Jun 2017

    Yooralla Hospital School for Crippled Children and Adults (1918–77)...

  5. Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution (1866–1948)

    05 Jun 2017

    Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution (18666) was established in St Kilda Road, Prahran, Victoria to educate children aged 6 -16 years...

  6. The Haven Foundling Home & Refuge (1897 – 1988)

    05 Jun 2017

    – originally a maternity home for unwed mothers; later a home for babies and toddlers; and finally, a home for girls with disabilities...

  7. Western Region Residential Planning (1983–?)

    05 Jun 2017

    Western Region Residential Planning (1983–?)...

  8. William Booth Memorial Home for Girls (1912–72)

    05 Jun 2017

    William Booth Memorial Home for Girls (1912–72) was established by the Salvation Army in East Camberwell. It accommodated mostly state wards between the ages of 4 to 14...

  9. Travancore Developmental Centre (1933–68)

    05 Jun 2017

    Travancore Developmental Centre (1933–68)...

  10. St Luke’s Toddlers’ Home (1927–77)

    05 Jun 2017

    St Luke’s Toddlers’ Home (1927–77)...

  11. Talbot Colony for Epileptics (1907–61)

    05 Jun 2017

    Talbot Colony for Epileptics (1907–61) was opened in Clayton. It was a non-denominational institution for boys and girls over the age of five...

  12. St Vincent de Paul Orphanage/Home (1854–1997)

    05 Jun 2017

    St Vincent de Paul Orphanage/Home was opened by Father Gerald Ward and the Sisters of Mercy in 1854, to provide institutional care for boys and girls...

  13. St Joseph’s Foundling Hospital (1901–75); Babies’ Home (1976–97)

    05 Jun 2017

    St Joseph’s Foundling Hospital (1901–75); Babies’ Home (1976–97) was established by the Sisters of St Joseph of the Sacred Heart as a purpose-built infants' home for up to 300 babies. St Joseph's was...

  14. St Paul’s School for the Blind

    05 Jun 2017

    St Paul’s School for the Blind (1957 - ) was opened by the Villa Maria Society at 3-13 Fernhurst Grove, Kew. It provided residential school for blind or vision impaired children...

  15. Rosanna Forensic Psychiatry Centre (1986 - 2000)

    05 Jun 2017

    Rosanna Forensic Psychiatry Centre (1986 - 2000) Rosanna Forensic Psychiatry Service opened at the (former) Mont Park/Bundoora Psychiatric and Repatriation Hospitals Complex in 1986...

  16. St Cuthbert’s Home for Boys (1948–77)

    05 Jun 2017

    St Cuthbert’s Home for Boys (1948–77) was a Church of England facility, operated by a board of Management in Colac...

  17. St Anthony’s Home (1921–97)

    05 Jun 2017

    St Anthony’s Home (1921–97) was established by the Catholic Sisters in Kew, to cope with the overflow of toddlers (boys and girls) from the Order's 'foundling home' in Broadmeadows...

  18. St Helen's Licensed House, Pleasant View Licensed House

    05 Jun 2017

    Agency history in brief  In 1916, St. Helen's became a Licensed House. It was located in Wood Street at the corner of Gordon Grove, Preston. It later became a receiving house, a psychiatric...

  19. Parliament Place Clinic (1977–85)

    05 Jun 2017

    Parliament Place Clinic (1977–85) provided a psychiatric assessment and counselling service for people with drug and alcohol dependency...

  20. Mission to the Streets and Lanes (1886–1997)

    05 Jun 2017

    Mission to the Streets and Lanes (1886–1997) was established by the Anglican Bishop of Melbourne at 171 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. It provided pastoral care, food and shelter to women and...

  21. Mission of St James and St John (1919–97)

    05 Jun 2017

    Mission of St James and St John (1919–97)...

  22. Queen Elizabeth Maternal and Child Health Centre (1951–c.60s)

    05 Jun 2017

    Queen Elizabeth Maternal and Child Health Centre (1951–c.60s)...

  23. Murnong Clinic Community Mental Health Centre

    05 Jun 2017

    Murnong Clinic Community Mental Health Centre...

  24. Meerindoo Youth Accommodation Service (1977–current)

    05 Jun 2017

    Meerindoo Youth Accommodation Service/Hostel (1977–current) was established in Bairnsdale to enable Aboriginal students without ready access to secondary schools to continue their education. The home...

  25. Miss Heather Anderson Home (1968–73)

    05 Jun 2017

    Miss Heather Anderson Home (1968–73) was established by Miss Heather Anderson of Moonee Ponds. The facility functioned somewhere between a private foster home and a children's home with Miss Anderson...

  26. McCallum House (1955–81)

    05 Jun 2017

    - provided education, welfare and therapy for children with disabilities...

  27. Maroondah Hospital Psychiatric Unit

    05 Jun 2017

    Maroondah Hospital Psychiatric Unit...

  28. Mercy Maternity Hospital

    05 Jun 2017

    Mercy Maternity Hospital...

  29. Lara Inebriate Retreat (1907-37)

    05 Jun 2017

    Lara Inebriate Retreat (1907-37)...

  30. Kew Asylum

    05 Jun 2017

    Kew Asylum...

  31. Kilmany Family Care, Uniting Church group homes

    05 Jun 2017

    Kilmany Family Care, Uniting Church group homes. It operated four family group homes in East Gippsland...

  32. Lalor District Community Mental Health Service (1980–95)

    05 Jun 2017

    Lalor District Community Mental Health Service (1980–95) was located at 185 Cooper Street, Epping...

  33. Isolated Refugee Minors family group home

    05 Jun 2017

    Isolated Refugee Minors family group home...

  34. Geelong Orphan Asylum

    05 Jun 2017

    Geelong Orphan Asylum...

  35. Frances Barkman House, Group Homes (1939–c.1985)

    05 Jun 2017

    Agency history in brief  In the late 1930s, the Australian Jewish Welfare and Relief Society was established primarily as a support agency for Jewish pre- and post-war migrants.  In the late...

  36. Gordon Institute

    05 Jun 2017

    Gordon Institute (1886 – 1951)...

  37. Disability Client Files since 1986

    05 Jun 2017

    Disability Client Files since 1986...

  38. Ellen Connell Home

    05 Jun 2017

    Ellen Connell Home (1965-73). The Ellen Connell Holiday Home (a 'country cottage for children') in Fernshaw Road, Healesville was established by the Mission of St James and St John. It was a short-...

  39. Fairfield Girls Memorial Home (1922–73)

    05 Jun 2017

    Fairfield Girls Memorial Home (1922–73) was established by the Wesley Central Mission at Station Street, Fairfield and housed pregnant, unmarried girls. Many of the babies born there were transferred...

  40. Client Expenditure Recording System

    05 Jun 2017

    Client Expenditure Recording System...

  41. Court Advocacy Unit (1983–2011)

    05 Jun 2017

    - provided advice and representation to departmental child protection workers in all matters brought before the Children’s Court, including child protection, supervision and guardianship...

  42. Catholic Family Welfare Bureau (1935–98)

    05 Jun 2017

    - provided social work support to children and unmarried mothers and arranged foster care placements and adoptions...

  43. Child Care Services of the Uniting Church

    05 Jun 2017

    Child Care Services of the Uniting Church...

  44. Child Migration and the Overseas Reception Board

    05 Jun 2017

    More than 7000 children as young as five, from various UK church-run institutions, often orphanages, were sent to Australia after World War ll, many who had been privately placed in care by their...

  45. Children's Court Clinic

    05 Jun 2017

    - originally a small-scale service providing clinical psychology services and assessments of children. Today it undertakes assessments at the request of the Children's Court, and helps the Magistrate'...

  46. Brightside Inebriate Asylum (c.1920-45)

    05 Jun 2017

    - a treatment facility for female alcoholics before 1945...

  47. Ararat Asylum, 1867–1905; Hospital for the Insane 1905–34; Mental Hospital 1934–97; Training Centre 1966–93

    05 Jun 2017

    –originally a long-term mental health facility and later a residential facility for people with a disability...

  48. Baptist Children's Home

    - and family group homes, accommodating non-ward children in short-term need...

  49. Nunawading Youth Residential Centre (1991-93)

    25 May 2017

    Nunawading Youth Residential Centre (1991 - 93) was established by the Childrens' Welfare Department in Sprinvale Road, Nunawading on the former site of Winlaton...

  50. Winlaton

    24 May 2017

    Winlaton was run by the Children's Welfare Department. It was run as was the main training centre for adolescent girls. Winlaton was located in Springvale Road, Nunawading...

  51. Turana (1955–93)

    24 May 2017

    Turana (1955–93) was established and managed by the Childrens' Welfare Department in Royal Park, Parkville. Turana accommodated boys and girls of all ages, from a few days old to 18 or 19 years...

  52. Baltara Reception Centre (1968-92)

    24 May 2017

    - provider of interim accommodation for boys whose situations led to Children’s Court intervention...

  53. Antonian Institute for Children

    12 May 2017

    - Catholic provider of residential care for girls and boys of Italian origin, including state wards...

  54. Bethany Family Group Home (1969–76)

    12 May 2017

    - providing long-term care for children aged four to mid-adolescence, mostly state wards, and a foster care program...

  55. St Gabriel’s Training Centre (1975–94)

    07 Dec 2016

    St Gabriel’s Training Centre (1975–94)...

  56. Mallee Family Care (1979 - current)

    07 Dec 2016

    – provider of family support services...

  57. Ballarat Receiving House

    01 Dec 2016

    - providing short-term diagnosis and treatment of patients with mental health issues...

  58. Tally Ho Boys Training Farm (1903–78)

    01 Dec 2016

    - training farm on 39 acres of land in Burwood East, for boys coming into care via the courts...

  59. Lady Northcote Children’s Farm School (1937–79)

    01 Dec 2016

    In 1937, Lady Northcote, an admirer of Kingsley Fairbridge and his Farm School initiative, left a bequest to establish the Northcote Farm School at Glenmore, near Bacchus Marsh, Victoria...

  60. Alcohol and other drug services

    01 Dec 2016

    Alcohol and other Drug Services files...

  61. Adoption and fostercare: Departmental records

    01 Dec 2016

    The Victorian Government records relating to adoptions it facilitated...

  62. Burwood Boys’/Children’s Home (1895 - 1986)

    01 Dec 2016

    - children's home for boys; the pre-cursor to the Child and Family Care Network...

  63. Parkville Psychiatric Unit (1965–91)

    01 Dec 2016

    In October 1965, following the foundation of the Cato Chair of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne, the Parkville Psychiatric Unit was opened under the auspices of the Mental Health Research...

  64. Church of Christ (adoption agency)

    01 Dec 2016

    - more than 600 separate adoption records were received from the Church of Christ Adoption Agency...

  65. Sunshine Hospital (1989 – current)

    01 Dec 2016

    Circa 1920s, the hospital was established by two nursing sisters in a weatherboard building at 9 King Edward Avenue, Albion. It was initially known as St Andrews...

  66. Greenvale Sanatorium (1905–58)

    01 Dec 2016

    Greenvale Sanatorium Agency History Tuberculosis was the cause of one death in nine in Victoria in 1902. In May 1905, the first purpose-built public tuberculosis institution in Victoria, “The...

  67. Aborigines Welfare Board

    01 Dec 2016

    – established by the Aborigines Act 1957 which abolished the original Board of Protection (1860 onwards)...

  68. Bendigo Reception Centre

    Victoria’s third Regional Reception Centre and Approved Children's Home that only operated for 18 months to 1966...

  69. Geelong Female Refuge / Bethany Babies’ Home (1868 - current)

    01 Dec 2016

    - best known as the Bethany Babies' Home for unmarried mothers, infant life-protection babies, state wards and privately placed children up to about four years of age: also an approved adoption agency...

  70. Victorian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

    30 Nov 2016

    In 1896, Lady Sybil de Vere Brassy, the wife of the then Governor of Victoria founded the Victorian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (VSPCC)...

  71. Deaconess House Hostel

    30 Nov 2016

    –a hostel for wards who were leaving the system and undetaking employment...

  72. Chandler House

    30 Nov 2016

    - for psychiatric outpatients...

  73. Catherine Booth Memorial Home (1915–76)

    30 Nov 2016

    - provider of accommodation originally to and later also boys (mostly siblings)...

  74. Carinya Youth Hostel (1965 – current)

    30 Nov 2016

    - provider of accommodation for girls, originally in Camberwell and later in Footscray...

  75. Melbourne City Council & Catholic Family Welfare Bureau - Canning Street Emergency Child Care Unit

    30 Nov 2016

    - Emergency Child Care Unit auspiced by the Melbourne City Council and the Catholic Family Welfare Bureau...

  76. Sunbury/Caloola (Mental Health Facility) 1879–c.1993

    30 Nov 2016

    –for many years a long-term mental health facility. Later a residential facility for people with disabilities...

  77. Brophy Memorial Home

    30 Nov 2016

    - provider of accommodation to young people 13 to 17 years old from the Warrnambool region who were unable to live at home...

  78. Broadmeadows Youth Shelter (1977-c.78)

    30 Nov 2016

    - offering care to young people in the Broadmeadows region...

  79. Boys & Girls Receiving Depot Royal Park

    30 Nov 2016

    - the precursor to Turana where boys and girls lived before being boarded out, placed into service or placed into custody...

  80. Box Hill Hospital (Adoption Agency) (1956 – current)

    30 Nov 2016

    - an approved adoption agency in the mid-20th century...

  81. Box Hill Boys’ Home, Hayville (1913–84)

    30 Nov 2016

    - originally for orphaned and neglected boys, and later for boys with educational problems...

  82. Beth-el Children’s Homes (1963–83)

    30 Nov 2016

    - provider of accommodation for children in need of protection...

  83. The Victorian Infant Asylum (1877 – 1902) later known as Berry Street

    30 Nov 2016

    - one of Victoria's oldest independent residential care providers for babies and young children as well as unmarried mothers; also an adoption agency...

  84. Beechworth Lunatic Asylum

    30 Nov 2016

    –early mental health facility, later a provider of disability services and a psychiatric hospital...

  85. Bayswater Boys’ Home (1897 - 1987)

    30 Nov 2016

    - largely for boys with custodial sentences from the Children's Court...

  86. Ballarat Orphanage (1909–68)

    30 Nov 2016

    - a non-denominational children's home for boys and girls to 16 years...

  87. Ashendene Boys Home (1966–88)

    30 Nov 2016

    - accommodated boys 10 to 15 years originally in Olinda (Dandenong Ranges) and later in Croydon...

  88. Andrew Kerr Memorial Home (c.1920 – 1980)

    30 Nov 2016

    – provider of residential care for boys and girls aged 6-14 years...

  89. Ambermere Psychiatric Clinic (1967–87)

    30 Nov 2016

    – provider of psychiatric outpatient services in Shepparton and from 1987 a psychiatric hospital...

  90. Robin House (1962–76)

    30 Nov 2016

    – small temporary care facilities established by the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (later called the Children's Protection Society)...

  91. Cottage By The Sea (1890 - )

    30 Nov 2016

    - originally a holiday home for boys. Later provided respite and emergency care for children whose families were under stress...

  92. Allambie Reception Centre (1961–90)

    30 Nov 2016

    – for many years, Victoria's main reception, classification and treatment centre for girls and boys in need of protection...

  93. Alexandra Parade Mental Health Clinic

    30 Nov 2016

    –Victorian Government mental health clinic...

  94. Alexandra Babies’ Home (1909–74)

    30 Nov 2016

    –provider of accommodation to children 15 months to 15 years, including many with disabilities...

  95. Albert Park Community Clinic

    30 Nov 2016

    –provider of short-term assessment and treatment of psychiatric patients...

  96. Liaison and Advocacy Unit

    30 Nov 2016

    - an advocate for the rights of children and young people living in institutions...

  97. Aboriginal Hostels Limited

    30 Nov 2016

    –provider of accommodation and support services to Aboriginal children and young people...

  98. Convent of the Good Shepherd, Abbotsford (1863–1971)

    30 Nov 2016

    – provider of accommodation and education to Catholic girls, many of whom were wards...

  99. Ballarat Reception Centre (1961-64)

    30 Nov 2016

    – a youth justice facility for children aged up to 14 years who were awaiting court hearings...

  100. Swinborn Lodge (1979–86)

    30 Nov 2016

    –provider of accommodation and support to vulnerable young women...

  101. Langi Kal Kal

    30 Nov 2016

    –originally a penal facility, later for young offenders with custodial orders...

  102. Kew Cottages (1887-2008)

    29 Nov 2016

    Kew Cottages (1887-2008)...

  103. The Menzies Home for Boys (1943–61)

    29 Nov 2016

    –provider of residential care to boys, many of whom were wards of the state...

  104. Bundoora Repatriation Hospital (1920-93)

    29 Nov 2016

    - initially a facility for military mental health patients (1920), later becoming the Bundoora Repatriation Hospital...

  105. Sutton Grange Children’s Home (1957–77)

    28 Nov 2016

    Sutton Grange Children’s Home (1957–77)...

  106. St Mary’s school for the Deaf (1950–85)

    28 Nov 2016

    St Mary’s school for the Deaf (1950–85)...

  107. St John’s Home for Boys (and girls) (1926–96)

    28 Nov 2016

    – a home for boys, young men, and later also girls. Also accommodated child migrants...

  108. St James Orphan Asylum and Visiting Society (1877 – 1902)

    28 Nov 2016

    –originally established to house orphaned children, aged three to 16 years. Later evolved into OzChild, providing disability services...

  109. Royal Park: Hospital for the Insane; Mental Hospital; Receiving House; Psychiatric Hospital (1907–99)

    28 Nov 2016

    In September 1907, the Royal Park Receiving House opened in Park Street, Parkville, providing short-term diagnosis and treatment for patients...

  110. Presbyterian Babies Home (1928-78)

    28 Nov 2016

    Presbyterian Babies Home...

  111. Plenty Mental/Psychiatric Hospital (1963–91)

    28 Nov 2016

    Plenty Mental/Psychiatric Hospital (1963–91)...

  112. Nazareth House Children’s Home (1949–75)

    28 Nov 2016

    Nazareth House Children’s Home (1949–75)...

  113. Mont Park Hospital (1912 - c.94)

    28 Nov 2016

    –established as a hospital initially for mentally unwell military personnel, later becoming a premier Victorian psychiatric facility...

  114. Lisa Lodge Girls’ Hostel (1970–94)

    28 Nov 2016

    - established in Ballarat to offer young vulnerable women a safe home close to family and friends while they continued school or work...

  115. Malvern Clinic (1960–91)

    28 Nov 2016

    – a psychiatric unit providing short term inpatient, day patient and outpatient counselling, therapeutic and consultative services...

  116. Miralee Reception Centre (1967–86)

    28 Nov 2016

    - to house children up to 14 years of age on protection applications or safe custody orders...

  117. Infant Life Protection scheme (1882–c.1960s)

    28 Nov 2016

    - the early response measures to care for babies and children in need, later incorporated into foster care and adoption provisions...

  118. Janefield (Colony 1937-62; Training Centre 1962-96)

    28 Nov 2016

    - originally established to treat tuberculosis patients. Later as a facility for people with disabilities...

  119. Gresswell Sanatorium

    28 Nov 2016

    - originally to treat tuberculosis patients. Later for people with drug and alcohol issues...

  120. Footscray Psychiatric Hospital (1978–96)

    28 Nov 2016

    Footscray Psychiatric Hospital (1978–96) - was operational at a site in front of the Western General Hospital. By 1995, it had 48 beds in three wards at 160 Gordon Street, Footscray...

  121. Darling Babies Home (1927-67)

    28 Nov 2016

    Darling Babies Home...

  122. Cortona Hostel (1974-89)

    28 Nov 2016

    - provided hostel services for up to seven young women and girls, 16–36 years, who had been released from Fairlea Women’s Prison, Winlaton and other correctional facilities...

  123. St John of God Training Home for Retarded Boys

    28 Nov 2016

    - a home and special school for mildly intellectually-disabled boys...

  124. St Nicholas Hospital

    28 Nov 2016

    St Nicholas Hospital...

  125. Currawong House (1976–91)

    28 Nov 2016

    - provided children in the Glenelg Region with temporary emergency care in times of family crisis...

  126. E C Dax House

    28 Nov 2016

    E C Dax House...

  127. The Royal Women's Hospital (1856 - current)

    In 1856, a group of philanthropic women and two young doctors founded the Melbourne Lying-in Hospital and Infirmary for Diseases of Women and Children in Albert St, Eastern Hill (East Melbourne)...

  128. Victorian Neglected Children’s Aid Society (1893 - )

    22 Nov 2016

    Victorian Neglected Children’s Aid Society (1893 - ) was established by Miss Selena Sutherland to rescue destitute and neglected children in Melbourne. Receiving centres opened in Latrobe Street...

  129. Waverley Community Mental Health Service

    22 Nov 2016

    Waverley Community Mental Health Service...

  130. Try Youth Hostel

    Try Youth Hostel - The Try Society emerged the early 1880s, reflecting the work of William Mark Forster with boys in Melbourne. Shortly after he established the Try Society Forster also began the...

  131. Upper Murray Family Care (1980– )

    22 Nov 2016

    Upper Murray Family Care (1980–current) was established by the Melbourne Family Care Organisation whom opened a family group home at 3 Norah Avenue, Wodonga...

  132. Swan House (1968–83?)

    22 Nov 2016

    Swan House (1968–83?)...

  133. Sutherland Homes for Children (1908–91)

    Sutherland Homes for Children (1908–91)...

  134. St Joseph’s Home(s) for Children (1888–1997)

    22 Nov 2016

    St Joseph’s Home(s) for Children (1888–1997)...

  135. Hobson Park Hospital

    22 Nov 2016

    Hobson Park Hospital history in brief Hobson Park Hospital, Traralgon, opened in 1963. It is referred to as an informal hospital in annual reports of the Mental Hygiene Authority and Mental...

  136. Clarendon Clinic (1958–current)

    22 Nov 2016

    - a psychiatric clinic and therapeutic service...

  137. Church of Christ Emergency Child Care (1980–81)

    22 Nov 2016

    - established in 1980 but was financially unviable and closed shortly thereafter...

  138. Queen Victoria Hospital (Adoptions) (1899 – 1977)

    22 Nov 2016

    Established in 1896, the Queen Victoria Hospital in Melbourne was the first women's hospital in Victoria...

  139. Orana Methodist Peace Memorial Homes

    22 Nov 2016

    Orana Methodist Peace Memorial Homes...

  140. St Aidan’s Orphanage (1905–81)

    15 Nov 2016

    St Aidan’s Orphanage (1905–81)...

  141. Hurlingham (1946–63), Tracey Dutton House (1964–70) (Carry On Club Victoria)

    15 Nov 2016

    - originally cared for boys 10 to 16 years, and later provided short-term care to both girls and boys of ex-service men and women, four to 13 years...

  142. Salesian School (Rupertswood) (1929–c.97)

    15 Nov 2016

    Salesian School (Rupertswood) (1929–c.97)...

  143. Providence Children’s Home (1957–78)

    15 Nov 2016

    Providence Children’s Home (1957–78)...

  144. Overton Residential Nursery (1962–74)

    15 Nov 2016

    Overton Residential Nursery (1962–74)...

  145. Hartnett House (1900 - 83)

    15 Nov 2016

    Hartnett House (1900–83) Melbourne City Mission Maternity Home was founded by Sister E Hartnett in East Brunswick, then Albion Street, Brunswick. The home was a 'pre-maternity home' for pregnant women...

  146. The Salvation Army Westcare (1980– )

    15 Nov 2016

    From 1980–82, after the Bayswater Boys Home closed, the Salvation Army starting work to establish residential units in the Western Region...

  147. Marillac House (1943-current)

    15 Nov 2016

    Marillac House...

  148. Dame Mary Herring Spastic Children’s Hostel

    15 Nov 2016

    Dame Mary Herring Spastic Children’s Hostel (1965–)...

  149. Parklands Clinic (1968–87)

    15 Nov 2016

    Parklands Clinic (1968–87) - In December 1968, the Ballarat Psychiatric Hospital opened Parklands Clinic at Lakeside Hospital. Parklands provided treatment on an inpatient basis for approximately 40...

  150. Convent of the Good Shepherd, Oakleigh (1883–1981)

    15 Nov 2016

    Convent of the Good Shepherd...

  151. Hillside Boys’ Home (1959–85)

    15 Nov 2016

    Hillside Boys’ Home (1959–85)...

  152. Lutheran Children’s Home (1950–76)

    15 Nov 2016

    Lutheran Children’s Home (1950–76)...

  153. Seaside Garden Home for Boys (1921–34)

    15 Nov 2016

    Seaside Garden Home for Boys (1921–34)...

  154. Malmsbury Youth Training Centre (1965–93)

    15 Nov 2016

    Malmsbury Youth Training Centre (1965–93)...

  155. Smith Street Clinic (1958?)

    15 Nov 2016

    Smith Street Clinic (1958?)...

  156. Kildonan Homes for Children (1881 – 2001)

    15 Nov 2016

    Kildonan Homes for Children (1881 – 2001)...

  157. Yarra View Training Farm (1957–67)

    02 Nov 2016

    Yarra View Training Farm (1957–67) was established by the Brothers Hospitallers of St John of God at Lilydale. According to an article published by Broken Rites, the institution at Lilydale was...

  158. Wimmera Community Care (1981 – 2010)

    02 Nov 2016

    Wimmera Community Care (1981 – 2010)...

  159. The Melba Centre (1970s - current)

    02 Nov 2016

    The Melba Centre (1970s - current) Melba Support Services Inc was established in the early 1970’s by a group of parents who were concerned about the lack of facilities for their children with...

  160. Woodbine Centre for the Welfare of Mentally Handicapped Children (1954 – 2000)

    02 Nov 2016

    Woodbine Centre for the Welfare of Mentally Handicapped Children (1954 – 2000)...

  161. Victorian Society for Crippled Children (1935–77)

    02 Nov 2016

    Victorian Society for Crippled Children (1935–77)...

  162. Novar Receiving House (1954–65?)

    02 Nov 2016

    Novar Receiving House...

  163. The Gables (1962–85)

    02 Nov 2016

    The Gables (1962–85), was established by the Childrens' Welfare Department at 101 Princess Street, Kew. The state-run home accommodated up to 25 children, all wards of the state: boys about four to 10...

  164. Pleasant Creek Colony (1937–68)

    02 Nov 2016

    Pleasant Creek Colony (1937–68)...

  165. Parkville Youth Residential Centre (1993 - current)

    02 Nov 2016

    Parkville Youth Residential Centre (1993 - current) opened in 1993 in Park Street, Parkville on the former Baltara Reception Centre site. Parkville Youth Residential Centre housed young people...

  166. Illoura Children’s Home (1964–84)

    02 Nov 2016

    Illoura Children's Home (1964 -84) was located in Maleela Avenue, Balwyn, Victoria and was established by the Social Welfare Department. It accommodated up to 36 children...

  167. Hawthorn Community Mental Health Centre

    02 Nov 2016

    Hawthorn Community Mental Health Centre...

  168. Salvation Army Child Care and Family Centre, Jacana

    28 Oct 2016

    Salvation Army Child Care and Family Centre, Jacana...

  169. Houghton Lodge Hostel (1973-89)

    28 Oct 2016

    Houghton Lodge Hostel (1973-89) was established by the Social Welfare Department at High Street, Kangraroo Flat (Bendigo). It helped young people from institutions that were transitioning from school...

  170. Kardinia Children’s Home (1947–86)

    28 Oct 2016

    Kardinia Children’s Home...

  171. Ivanhoe Girls Hostel (1965-93)

    28 Oct 2016

    Ivanhoe Girls Hostel (1965-93) was a government run home that provided accommodation for females. The hostel was located in Marshall Street, Ivanhoe...

  172. Hillview House (1965–94)

    28 Oct 2016

    Hillview House (1965–94) was established as The Harbour in 1887 by the Salvation Army in Cohuna Street, West Brunswick...

  173. Hayeslee House (1976-94)

    28 Oct 2016

    Hayeslee House...

  174. Harrison House Youth Hostel

    28 Oct 2016

    Harrison House Youth Hostel (1978-81) was opened by the West Hawthorn Presbyterian Church at 50 Power Street, Hawthorn. It provided hostel-style accommodation. It's aim was to improve living skills...

  175. Heatherton Sanitorium (1913–76)

    28 Oct 2016

    Heatherton Sanitorium (1913–76) - In 1913, the Victorian Public Health Department opened the Heatherton Sanatorium for the treatment of people with tuberculos...

  176. Heidelberg Community Mental Health Clinic (c.1970–c.90)

    28 Oct 2016

    Heidelberg Community Mental Health Clinic (c.1970–c.90)...

  177. Glenhuntly Rehabilitation Centre (1960–c95)

    28 Oct 2016

    Glenhuntly Rehabilitation Centre (1960–c95)...

  178. Gippsland Family Services (1979–97)

    28 Oct 2016

    Gippsland Family Services...

  179. Glendonald School for Deaf Children (1951–91)

    28 Oct 2016

    Glendonald School for Deaf Children (1951–91)...

  180. Mater Dei Hostel

    26 Oct 2016

    Mater Dei Hostel (c.1977–97)...

  181. Lyndon Lodge (1946-1987)

    26 Oct 2016

    Lyndon Lodge (1946-1987)...

  182. Maryville Hostel

    26 Oct 2016

    Maryville Hostel...

  183. Legacy – hostels and homes

    26 Oct 2016

    Legacy hostels and homes...

  184. Forest Hill (Residential) Kindergarten (1927–88)

    26 Oct 2016

    Forest Hill Kindergarten...

  185. Geelong Hostel

    26 Oct 2016

    Geelong Hostel...

  186. Forsythe House (1977 -1987?)

    26 Oct 2016

    Forsythe House was a home for young offenders run by St Vincent de Paul. It was located at 356 Springvale Road and 13 Charlton Street, Springvale, Victoria, Australia...

  187. Grassmere Youth Services (1973–98)

    26 Oct 2016

    Grassmere Youth Services (1973–98) - In 1973, Grassmere Youth Services was established by a small group of welfare professionals to provide non-residential supervision and support for young offenders...

  188. Four Flats Hostel (1977–81)

    26 Oct 2016

    Four Flats Hostel (1977 - 81) was established by Four Flats Youth Services Limited in Hawthorn, to cater for young, homeless offenders released from Victoria's correctional institutions...

  189. Echuca District Hospital (Adoptions)

    26 Oct 2016

    Echuca District Hospital is a public hospital, located at 226 Service Street, Echuca. It was established in 1882...

  190. Footscray Hospital (Adoption Agency)

    26 Oct 2016

    In 1921, a site in Gordon Street, Footscray, was bought with community funds raised to establish a hospital. In 1938, the Footscray Outpatients and Welfare Centre opened...

  191. Emmaus Hostel (1975-c.1978)

    26 Oct 2016

    Emmaus Hostel (1975-c.78)...

  192. Ernest Jones Clinic

    26 Oct 2016

    Ernest Jones Clinic...

  193. Donald Hossack Unit

    26 Oct 2016

    Donald Hossack Unit...

  194. Dandenong Valley Family Care

    26 Oct 2016

    Dandenong Valley Family Care...

  195. Records of mental health and disability services: central department records

    26 Oct 2016

    Records of mental health and disability services: central department records...

  196. Church of England Boys' Society Training Farm (1937–50)

    26 Oct 2016

    - originally accommodated homeless and destitute boys and later helped settle child migrants from the UK...

  197. Colanda Training Centre

    26 Oct 2016

    Colanda Training Centre...

  198. Children's Welfare Association (1912 - 2003)

    26 Oct 2016

    - a peak body that aimed to promote the work of child welfare organisations and facilitate inter-agency communication. In 2003, it became the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare...

  199. Carlton Emergency Accomodation Hostel

    26 Oct 2016

    Carlton Emergency Accommodation Hostel (1977)...

  200. Chatsworth House Clinic (1960-80)

    21 Oct 2016

    - for psychiatric outpatients of Mont Park Hospital...

  201. Pallotti College

    20 Oct 2016

    Pallotti College...

  202. Pirra Girls' Home (1961– around 1980)

    20 Oct 2016

    Pirra Girls' Home (1961– around 1980)...

  203. Tweddle Child and Family Health Service (Tweddle)

    20 Oct 2016

    Tweddle Child and Family Health Service (1923) was a children's home and hospital, established and managed by a Voluntary Governing Council, located in Adelaide Street, Footscray, Victoria...

  204. Raelene Hostel

    20 Oct 2016

    Raelene Hostel...

  205. Resurrection House (1952–71)

    20 Oct 2016

    Resurrection House was established in 1952 and run by a Polish order of Roman Catholic nuns in Essendon, Victoria. The facility was run as a day and boarding school for boys and girls...

  206. Salem Home for Spastic Children

    20 Oct 2016

    Salem Home for Spastic Children (1956–c.77)...

  207. Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB) (1866–2004)

    20 Oct 2016

    Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB) (1866–2004)...

  208. Salvation Army Child Care Centres

    20 Oct 2016

    Salvation Army Child Care Centres...

  209. Collins Street Clinic (1952–56)

    20 Oct 2016

    Collins Street Clinic (1952–56) In 1952, Melbourne had two children’s mental health clinics: the Collins Street Clinic and the Children's Court Clinic. The Collins Street Clinic was a small unit in...

  210. Pentridge Prison, G Division

    20 Oct 2016

    Pentridge Prison, G Division...

  211. St Nicholas’ Boys’ Home (1926–55)

    19 Oct 2016

    In 1926, St Nicholas Home was established by the Church of England Mission of St James and St John to accommodate 50 Protestant boys, including wards of the state, aged six to 14 years...

  212. Methodist Babies Home

    19 Oct 2016

    Methodist Babies Home...

  213. Nathalia Student Hostel (1963–68)

    19 Oct 2016

    Nathalia Student Hostel (1963–68) was established by the Aboriginal Advancement League (Vic) and the Australian Aboriginal Girls’ Hostel Committee at Nathalia (about 60 kilometres east of Echuca)...

  214. Melrose Training Farm for Boys

    19 Oct 2016

    Melrose Training Farm for Boys...

  215. Nazareth House (1888–1976)

    19 Oct 2016

    Nazareth House (1888–1976) was established by the Poor Sisters of Nazareth for aged people and children in the Ballarat district. Nazareth House cared for Catholic girls at six years...

  216. Childrens Court Advisory Unit

    12 Oct 2016

    Childrens Court Advisory Unit...

  217. Norwood Outpatient Clinic (1956–c.85)

    10 Oct 2016

    Norwood Outpatient Clinic (1956–c.85)...

  218. Observatory Clinic (c.1954–78)

    10 Oct 2016

    - initially an outpatients, psychotherapy and treatment unit for adults and some children, later (1975) provided out-patient treatment for children and youths of all ages...

  219. Moira Private Hospital

    10 Oct 2016

    Moira Private Hospital...

  220. Melville Clinic

    10 Oct 2016

    Melville Clinic...

  221. Mitcham Clinic

    10 Oct 2016

    Mitcham Clinic...

  222. Bert Williams Aboriginal Boys Hostel (late 1970s-84)

    10 Oct 2016

    - in the late 1970s, provided 'outreach' for metropolitan Aboriginal youth aged 14 to 18 years...

  223. Lady Dugan Children’s Home (1970–76)

    06 Oct 2016

    Lady Dugan Children’s Home (1970–76)...

  224. St Catherine’s Orphanage

    06 Oct 2016

    St Catherine’s Orphanage...

  225. South West Area Mental Health Service (1983–96)

    05 Oct 2016

    South West Area Mental Health Service (1983–96)...

  226. Koonung Clinic (1983–95)

    05 Oct 2016

    Koonung Clinic (1983–95)...

  227. Wangaratta Hospital (Adoptions) (1872 - current)

    03 Oct 2016

    The hospital in Wangaratta was established in 1872 on the current site at 35–47 Green Street, Wangaratta. In the beginning, the hospital had 30 beds for the poor and destitute...

  228. St Paul's Training School for Boys (1928-79)

    29 Sep 2016

    St Paul's Training School for Boys (1928-79) was established at Newhaven in 1928 by the Mission of St James and St John. It was located at Boys Home Road, Newhaven, Phillip Island...

  229. Kingsbury Training Centre (1973–c.95)

    29 Sep 2016

    In 1974, the Kingsbury Training Centre commenced as a residential institution catering for patients with an intellectual disability, located in the large Mont Park site in Bundoora (along with a...

  230. Melbourne Stake Relief Society, (Adoption Agency) (1970–79)

    27 Sep 2016

    The Melbourne Stake Relief Society is another name for the Adoption Agency run by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (previously the Mormons)...

  231. Seventh Day Adventist (Adoption Agency) (–1993)

    27 Sep 2016

    According to Find and Connect, the Seventh Day Adventist Adoption Agency only operated in New South Wales, however, there are a few files in the Department’s collection...

  232. St John's Orphanage, Thurgoona (1882 – 1978)

    27 Sep 2016

    St John's, John, Sisters of mercy, Orphanage, Thurgoona...

  233. Melbourne Juvenile Justice Centre (1993 - 2007)

    21 Sep 2016

    Melbourne Juvenile Justice Centre (1993 - 2007) - located on the former site of the Turana Youth Training Centre, the Melbourne Juvenile Justice Centre (MJJC) was built in late 1993 at 900 Park Street...

  234. St Faith's Brighton (1973-84)

    09 Sep 2016

    St Faith's (1973 -84) was established by the Mission to the Streets and Lanes at 62 Wilson Street, Brighton. It provided temporary and residential care to children and adolescents...