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Anglicare “Emergency Foster Care Scheme”
Years of Operation1988 - 1992
Role Of FacilityEmergency foster care in the metropolitan area.
Sponsoring AgencyAnglican Health and Welfare Services / Anglicare [see entry]
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Address(es)Placement was with various families in the metropolitan area
Brief HistoryFrom 1988 until 1992, Anglicare ran an Emergency Foster Care scheme. In 1992, Teenshare [see entry] took over from it.
In 1991, Anglicare was “made responsible for the Temporary Foster Care (TFC) Service to young people over the age of 14 and their families.” (Annual Report of the Department for Community Services, June 30th 1991).
RecordsDepartmental case records for young people placed in Anglicare programs by the Department may reside with the Department for Child Protection.
Anglicare holds referral forms, some case notes and carer files.
AccessWhile access to records is restricted to protect the privacy of individuals, people are encouraged to enquire.
Contact DetailsFreedom of Information
Department for Child Protection and Family Support
PO Box 6334, East Perth WA 6892
Telephone: (08) 9222 2555
Facsimile: (08) 9222 2776
Country free call: 1800 000 277
Email: foi@cpfs.wa.gov.au
Website: www.childprotection.wa.gov.au

Anglicare Records:
Fostering Futures Manager, Anglicare WA
GPO Box C138, Perth WA 6839
Telephone: (08) 9325 7033
Email: fosteringfuturesstaff@anglicarewa.org.au
Web: www.anglicarewa.org.au/
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