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Western Australia - Organisation

Uniting WA (2006 - )

Care Provider, Church Agency, Foster Care, Records Access Service, Records Holder and Uniting Church
Alternative Names
  • UnitingCare West

UnitingCare West began on 1 July 2006 as an agency of the Uniting Church in Australia (Synod of Western Australia). It was formed from the merger of a number of Uniting Church agencies, including Mofflyn Child and Family Care Services. UnitingCare West inherited the history and records of many of the Uniting Church, Methodist and Presbyterian Children's Homes.

In 2020, UnitingCare West began tradiing as Uniting WA.


 1922 - 1977 Methodist Homes for Children
       1977 - 1984? Uniting Church Child and Family Care Services
             1984 - 2006 Mofflyn Child and Family Care Services
                   2006 - Uniting WA

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  • Cattermole, Jean, The History of 'Mofflyn' 1909 - 1995, 1995. Details


  • Uniting Church in Australia (WA Synod), Department of Media (ed.), Western Impact, 1977-2007. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, 2004,

Prepared by: Debra Rosser