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Family Tracing operations within Australia have ceased.

We regret to inform you, The Salvation Army no longer provides Family Tracing Services across Australia.

If you wish to contact other agencies or find ways to search for family members yourself, we have provided contact details below.

We wish you all the best on your journey

Family Tracing

Link-Up (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
NSW Phone: 1800 624 332
QLD Phone: 1800 200 855

Red Cross (families separated by war, disaster or migration)
Phone: 1800 875 199 (free call from anywhere in Australia)

Relationships Australia (mediation only)
Phone: 1300 364 277

Post Adoption support agencies

The Benevolent Society
Phone: 1800 726 732
Includes PARC (post adoption resource centre) & PASQ (post adoption support QLD)

Jigsaw QLD
Phone: 07 3358 6666

Forced Adoption Support Service (FASS)
Phone: 1800 210 313

Find and Connect – forgotten Australians and child migrants
Phone: 1800 161 109

Lotus Place (QLD)
Phone: 07 3347 8500

Wattle Place (NSW)
Phone: 1800 663 844

If you do not live in Australia, please find your nearest Salvation Army Headquarters.

If you require immediate emotional support, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14

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The Salvation Army acknowledges the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognises their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present.

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Gifts over $2 to the social work of The Salvation Army in Australia are tax deductible. Details

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