Documentation has been kept from 1940 onwards. However, information on residents in the early years is sparse. All past and present residents can have access to their files and the information therein. In cases where there are reports from professionals (eg psychologist), permission is first sought from the professional to release this information.
Persons wishing to view their file may need to establish their identity before access is granted. Once this is established, a mutually suitable time to view the material is made.
Silky Oaks Children's Haven has informed us that some of the correspondence and forms relating to admissions may have been placed on individual client files. These individual client files are document in Series 1 of the Silky Oaks Children's Haven, Records Archival Collection. Silky oaks Children's Haven has also informed us that there may be some gaps in this series. Unfortunately this means some information about some people may be missing.
We do not currently have any records linked to this organisation, but records may exist. The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
We do not currently have any photographs linked to this entry. If you know of any additional photographs, please contact us.
The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
07 September 2022
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