Whether you or someone you know has grown up in a children’s home, foster care, orphanage or institution during the 1920s through to the 1990s – Wattle Place offers access to a broad range of support services.
In addition to counselling, this service offers:
Wattle Place also offers social activities and events, newsletter, and a drop in centre as part of its support service to Forgotten Australians.
Our counsellors are qualified and have experience supporting adults who were brought up in institutional care. Through their work, they are aware of the difficulties many Forgotten Australians experience in their personal and family lives.
Relationships Australia NSW’s Wattle Place also delivers the following services to the community.
Find and Connect is a national network of support services to help improve the lives of Forgotten Australians and Former Child Migrants.
Find and Connect provides:
|Find and Connect : 1800 16 11 09|
Aftercare Resource Centre Support Service (ARCSS) is a support service for adults who have been in out of home care in NSW as children.
Have you or someone you know been part of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and have survived child abuse in institutions?
If yes, you may be interested in our Royal Commission Support Service. This service provides support and assistance before, during and after your contact with the Royal Commission.
Support is available in the form of counselling and assistance in dealing with your trauma.
Our counsellors will work with you to find solutions that help you feel valued in moving forward.
|Royal Commission : 1800 025 441|
Support services provided through Wattle Place are available to any person who was brought up in care from the 1920s to 1990s in New South Wales, regardless of where they now live in Australia.