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Family Tracing operations within Australia are ceasing

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

Any current active and registered searches will remain open and we will continue to work with current applicants in searching for family members.

Unfortunately, we will not be taking any new referrals for searches from Monday 19th March 2018.

If you wish to contact other agencies or find ways to search for family members yourself, we have provided contact details that you may wish to pursue in the below attachment.

We apologise and 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
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 have any questions regarding current claims or the closure of this service, please complete the contact form below.

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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