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New South Wales - Organisation

Blue Mountains Handicapped Children's Centre (1961 - )

Care Provider, Children's Home, Disability Institution, Home and Non Government Organisation
Alternative Names
  • Blue Mountains Disability Services Ltd
  • Eloura

The Blue Mountains Handicapped Children's Centre was formed in Springwood in 1961 to provide accommodation, education, employment and training for children with disabilities. At first its services were for children but this was extended to adults over time. In 2014 it is still operating, as Eloura or Blue Mountains Disability Services Ltd.



1961 -
Location - Blue Mountains Handicapped Children's Centre located off Hawksbury Road, Springwood. Location: Springwood


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: About DARE disability support, DARE disability support, 2013,; Earl, Dave, Caring for the Children. Forever: Parent-run organisations for children with disabilities in New South Wales, 1950-1968, The University of Sydney, 2007,

Prepared by: Naomi Parry