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Care Provider
Care provider is an umbrella term that refers to the group or organisation responsible for providing and administering out-of-home 'care' for children. Although this term was not in common usage before the late twentieth century, this website applies it to describe all organisations which operated 'care' services, no matter when they were active.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Kinship and Foster Care Service
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Services (2005 - ), Australian Capital Territory
Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT (c. 2012 - )
Anglicare, Canberra and Goulburn (2006 - c. 2012)
Barnardos Australia (c. 1995 - )
Barnardos Children's Family Centre (c. 1983 - )
Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (1948 - )
Communities@Work (2002 - )
Dr Barnardo's Homes (Australia Branch) (1883 - 1966)
Dr Barnardos in Australia (1966 - 1995?)
Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (1941 - )
Galilee Inc. (c. 1987 - 2011)
Inanna inc. Crisis Service (2009 - 2016?)
Lowana Youth Services (1989 - 2012)
Marlow Cottage (1976 - )
Marymead Child and Family Centre (1967 - )
Narrabundah House Indigenous Supported Accommodation (1980? - )
Office for Children, Youth and Family Support (2004 - ), Australian Capital Territory
Open Family Canberra (1992 - 2002)
Outreach Incorporated (1967 - 1975)
Premier YouthWorks (2002 - )
Richmond Fellowship of the ACT Inc (1976 - )
The Salvation Army
Welfare Section (1957 - 1970), Australian Capital Territory
Catholic
The term Catholic describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Catholic Church. With child welfare, services were often clustered under the umbrella terms of Protestant and Catholic.
Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn (1948 - )
Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (1941 - )
Marymead Child and Family Centre (1967 - )
Children's Home
Children's Home is a term used to describe institutions providing out-of-home 'care' for children. The term was commonly used during the period from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Barnardos Children's Family Centre (c. 1983 - )
Church
Church is a general term which may be applied to any number of (usually Christian) religious groups. The phrase 'the church' usually refers to the official opinion, policy or practice of a particular denomination.
The Salvation Army
Community Service Organisation
Community Service Organisations, or CSOs are privately run groups, often with a religious affiliation, which provide services to the community, including services to support families and out-of-home ‘care’ programs. In some states and territories, including New South Wales, such organisations are known as Non-Government Organisations, or NGOs. Although they are private organisations, they may receive some funding from government to provide particular services.
ACT Women and Prisons Group (2005 - )
Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT (c. 2012 - )
Anglicare, Canberra and Goulburn (2006 - c. 2012)
Barnardos Australia (c. 1995 - )
Canberra Mothercraft Society (1926 - )
Communities@Work (2002 - )
Dr Barnardo's Homes (Australia Branch) (1883 - 1966)
Dr Barnardos in Australia (1966 - 1995?)
Inanna inc. Crisis Service (2009 - 2016?)
Premier YouthWorks (2002 - )
Relationships Australia, Canberra & Region (1964 - )
Richmond Fellowship of the ACT Inc (1976 - )
The Salvation Army
Women's Centre for Health Matters Inc. (1990 - )
Wreck Bay Aboriginal Community Council (1986 - )
Cottage Care
Cottage care was a model of institutional 'care' which began in the United Kingdom in the late nineteenth century. Along with 'boarding out', cottage home accommodation was seen as an alternative to large scale dormitory-style accommodation (although cottage homes could house up to 40 children).
Marymead Child and Family Centre (1967 - )