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New South Wales - Organisation

Lisgar Home (1970? - 2002)

Anglican, Children's Home, Home and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • Lisgar Home, Bonnet Bay
  • Lisgar Home, Oatley

Lisgar Home was established around 1970 by the Home Mission Society. It was a long term residential unit for girls aged 12 to 18. It was later run by Charlton Youth Services, later known as Anglicare Youth Services. In 2000 the program moved to a rental property in Bonnet Bay for around a year and then transitioned into a non-residential youth support program in 2002.


In 2012 the Lisgar program name still existed but the current program does not provide residential care.


1970 - 2000
Location - Lisgar Home was situated at Oatley. Location: Oatley
2000 - 2002
Location - Lisgar Home was situated at Bonnet Bay. Location: Bonnet Bay


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998,; Email correspondence with Anglicare Child and Youth Family Services staff, Parramatta and Telopea, 4 April 2012; 17 April 2012.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry