Did you live in a CatholicCare home?

The Diocese of Broken Bay has directly provided Out of Home Care services since 1991 through its social care agency, Centacare (now CatholicCare). If you lived in a residential home or foster care placement provided by CatholicCare, please contact:

Manager, Out of Home Care
P: (02) 4320 7700
E: residentialcare@catholiccaredbb.org.au

Details of our Residential Care services are as follows:

HOUSE DETAILS LOCATIONS
Sherbrook House
Years operational:
1991-present
Asquith, Westmead, Pennant Hills, Waitara, Ettalong, Hamlyn Terrace
Stephen Street
Years operational:
2002-2004
Hornsby
Orana
Years operational:
2005-present
Chittaway, Kangy Angy
Thanbarra
Years operational:
2006-present
Normanhurst, Kenthurst, Ourimbah
Illoura
Years operational:
2006-present
Waitara, Epping, Wahroonga
Tristania/Grainger
Years operational:
2006-present
Arcadia, Beecroft, Cherrybrook
Peats Ridge
Years operational:
2008-present
Peats Ridge, Wyoming
Saratoga/Avoca/Erina
Years operational:
2009-2014
Saratoga, North Avoca, Erina

Some people’s records are held by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services. For more information about such records and how to access them visit http://www.facs.nsw.gov.au and search for “Were you in Out of Home Care?”

We recognise that the important task of searching for information about your personal history, or that of a family member, can be challenging. Below are links to a range of resources which may assist and support you.

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