Tuart Place (WA)
A specialist support service for Forgotten Australians, and others who were in out-of-home 'care'. Offering trauma-informed counselling; therapeutic support groups; advocacy; family tracing; supported access to records; IT, computer, and life skills development; support with historical abuse complaints and Redress; newsletters; social activities, events, and reunions.
Helping Hand (SA)
Helping Hand is an organisation that is committed to offering care with the understanding that many Forgotten Australians have other wants and needs when it comes to feeling heard, safe, and cared for. Helping Hand endeavours to offer care based on choice, transparency and understanding.
Lotus Place (QLD)
Relationship Australia (NT)
Relationships Australia Northern Territory are a community-based, not-for-profit, non-government organisation that is dedicated to helping all members of our community build stronger, healthier relationships. They help and support Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.
Micah Projects (QLD)
Find & Connect
A collection of resources and documents relating to institutional 'care'. While the site does not publish private or personal documents, Find & Connect can help you locate and get access to your records which may be kept by government departments or past providers of ‘care.’
Child Migrant Trust
Founded in 1987, the Child Migrant Trust was established to address the British Migrant Scheme. It was established to help support and provide services to former Child Migrants including knowledge about their family background, birth certificate, clarity about citizenship status and the opportunity to reunite with their families.
The Child Migrants Trust was founded in 1987 by its Director, Margaret Humphreys CBE, AO, to address the devastating impact of British child migration schemes.
The Alliance for Forgotten Australians (AFA) advocates for national policies and high-quality services that are specifically targeted to address the needs and wellbeing of Forgotten Australians. AFA supports the involvement of Forgotten Australians in discussions to ensure that the provided services are accessible, useable, and relevant.
COTA promotes the rights, interests, and well-being of Australians as they age, while respecting the lived experiences of individuals. Cota works with their members, partners, and older individuals to create and send submissions to Government and Parliamentary Inquiries that speak out against the issues of systemic inequalities, disadvantages, and discrimination against aging Australians.
CLAN (Care Leavers Australasia Network) offers support to people who have grown up in Orphanages, Children’s Homes, Missions, Foster Care and other Child Welfare institutions in Australia and New Zealand. We also support close family members of Care Leavers.
The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is a national free service that offers support and education for issues relating to Commonwealth-funded aged care services.