• Organisation

Departmental Family Group Homes, Victoria

Details

From the mid 1950s the State Government of Victoria, via its various departments governing child welfare, operated a large number of family group homes under its Family Group Home Program. These Family Group Homes were located in inner and outer suburban Melbourne as well as in more regional locations across the state. The opening and closing dates for many of these family group homes are not yet known.

Locations

  • 1956? - 1989

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home and reception centre at 101 Collins Street, Thornbury, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Bingami" (Home No. 36), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 2 Sutherland Street, Kilmore, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Danina" (Home No. 26), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 3 Box Close, Mulgrave, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Cannum" (Home No. 27), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 55 Faulkner Street, Forest Hill, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Coolaroo" (Home No. 28), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 15 Ferguson Street, Heatherdale, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Willangi" (Home No. 29), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 6 Kent Close, Blackburn, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Kanuka" (Home No. 30), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 50 Balmoral Drive, Parkdale, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Koorana" (Home No. 31), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 33 Balmoral Drive, Parkdale, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Nabilla" (Home No. 32), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 9 Oak Court, Morwell, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Nurelee" (Home No. 33), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 14 The Avenue, Morwell, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Cooinda" (Home No. 45), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 46 Branton Road, Hoppers Crossing, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Pareka" (Home No. 35), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 48 Denman Street, Geelong East, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Yamba" (Home No. 23), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 5 Manchester Road, Mooroolbark, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Baroona" (Home No. 37), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at Sutherland Street, Kilmore, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Werona" (Home No. 38), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 28 Bride Avenue, Hampton Park, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Wahroonga" (Home No. 39), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 8 Cyril Grove, Noble Park, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Vuttong" (Home No. 40), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 31 Dunfield Avenue, Mitcham, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Yabinga" (Home No. 41), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 5 Clarendon Court, Mooroolbark, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Yatama" (Home No. 42), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 4 McDermott Avenue, Mooroolbark, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Tantini" (Home No. 43), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 4 Delia Court, Dandenong, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Lentara" (Home No. 2), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 249 Banksia Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Pinderoo" (Home No. 34), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 46 Denman Street, Geelong East, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Carringal" (Home No. 15), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 63 Tyler Street, East Preston, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Larnook" (Home No. 1), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 58 Beatty Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Benwerrin" (Home No. 4), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 223 Clarendon Street, Thornbury, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Arunga" (Home No. 6), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 10 Mornane Street, East Preston, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Kaliana" (Home No. 7), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 15 Kenneth Street, East Preston, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Kanangra" (Home No. 8), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 27 Marjorie Street, East Preston, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Marook" (Home No. 9), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 31A Elizabeth Street, East Coburg, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Moonya" (Home No. 10), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 27 Jackson Parade, East Coburg, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Dandaloo" (Home No. 25), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 27 Hibiscus Drive, Mulgrave, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Tarook" (Home No. 14), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 300 Mansfield Street, Thornbury, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Junee" (Home No.24), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 42 Timbertop Drive, Vermont, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Caleen" (Home No. 16), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 65 Tyler Street, East Preston, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Goonda" (Home No. 17), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 6 June Crescent, Templestowe, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Garema" (Home No. 18), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 8 June Crescent, Templestowe, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Nerong" (Home No. 19), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 8 Doveton Avenue, Doveton, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Nagari" (Home No. 20), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 10 Doveton Avenue, Doveton, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Pillara" (Home No. 21), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 9 Harmer Road, Hallam, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Pirinti" (Home No. 22), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 11 Harmer Road, Hallam, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Currawin" (Home No. 46), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 9 Rudolph Street, Hoppers Crossing, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Tallara" (Home No. 13), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 298 Mansfield Street, Thornbury, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 3 Donnelly Court, Pascoe Vale, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Bodella" (Home No. 69), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 42 Guthrie Street, Ballarat, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Jhambi" (Home No. 93), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 8 Downie Crescent, Hamlyn Heights, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Tarrina" (Home No. 44), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 105 Elder Street, Greensborough, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Kylie Place", a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 1 Strickland Court, Greensborough, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 8 Nerissa Street, Burwood, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 15-17 Pitt Street, Carlton, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 10 Clyde Street, Thornbury, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Delphi" (Home No. 68), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 3 Amaranth Avenue, Altona North, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 347 Blackshaws Road, Altona North, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Killara" (Home No. 73), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 14 Fowler Street, Shepparton, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Acacia", a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 6 Tyar Court, Sebastapol, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Dalpara", a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 2 Dennis Street, Croydon South, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Wahroonga" (Home No. 39), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 5 Sunset Court Keysborough, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 5 Titian Court, Grovedale, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 11 Inverness Way, Traralgon, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 6 Shasta Drive, Delacombe, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Yamba", a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 98 Esther Crescent, Mooroolbark, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home at 32 Drydon Street, Doncaster East, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Mattina" (Home No. 55), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 15 West Court, Traralgon, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Pambula" (Home No. 47), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 11 Heatherlea Crescent East Keilor, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Punari" (Home No. 48), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 29 Heatherlea Crescent, East Keilor, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Balaka" (Home No. 49), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 9 Kerrison Avenue, St Albans, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Bungari" (Home No. 50), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 4 Kerrison Avenue, St Albans, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Kanyana" (Home No. 51), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 5 Damien Court, Watsonia, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Kanella" (Home No. 52), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 178 Lloyd Street, Bendigo, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Kaloola" (Home No. 53), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 20 James Street, Bendigo, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Jhambi" (Home No. 93), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 16 Grange Court, Corio, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Marmindi" (Home No. 54), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 4 Wattle Court, Traralgon, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Nembooka" (Home No. 67), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 53 Franklin Street, Wangaratta, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Winami" (Home No. 56), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 41 Rowson Street, Boronia, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Wyanda" (Home No. 57), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at Esther Crescent, Mooroolbark, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Balbiri" (Home No. 58), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 2 Saxonwood Court, Ferntree Gully, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Ballema" (Home No. 59), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 64 Reilly Street, Ringwood, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    Home No. 60, a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 20 Scorpio Drive, Moe, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Nereda" (Home No. 61), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at Ozone Street, Bayswater, Victoria (Building Unknown)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Elaroo" (Home No. 62), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 6 Pye Street, Swan Hill, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Pindari" (Home No. 65), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 79 Spence Street, East Keilor, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1956? - 2000?

    "Yandilla" (Home No. 66), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 36 Wilkinson Drive, Wodonga, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1957? - 2000?

    "Amaroo" (Home No. 5), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 16 Mornane Street, East Preston, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1960s - 2000?

    "Wilpunna" (Home No. 11), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 31 Albert Street, Ararat, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1960s - 2000?

    "Wongana" (Home No. 12), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 53 McGibbony Street, Ararat, Victoria (Building Demolished)

  • 1971 - 2000?

    "Bunyarra" (Home No. 3), a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 225 Clarendon Street, Thornbury, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • 1992 - 2000?

    "Wandima", a family group home run by the Victorian State Government, was located at 35 Plenty Lane, Greensborough, Victoria (Building Still standing)

  • c. 1996 - 2000?

    The Victorian State Government ran a family group home and reception centre at Yarrawonga Road, Wangaratta, Victoria (Building Unknown)

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