Avila Family Group Home, in Wavell Heights, was run by the Order of the Sisters of Mercy. It opened in 1972 and closed in 1996.
Avila Family Group Home was one of four off-site homes established and staffed by St Vincent's Home for Children. It was licensed in November 1972.
1972 - 1996 Avila Family Group Home
1996 Narnia Family Group Home
Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.80.; Email from Colleen Manning, Manager, Mission and SVH Former Residents, Mercy Community Services, 2 April 2014.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 3 April 2014, Last modified: 26 May 2014