Tuart Place provides a number of services, all of which are free of charge.  Services are available to people who experienced any form of out-of-home care in Western Australia.

National Redress Scheme (NRS) Support

Tuart Place staff provide a free confidential service for care leavers interested in participating in the NRS. Find out more

Advocacy and Support

Tuart Place staff can advise you of any relevant complaints mechanisms available and can support you throughout the process. Find out more

Support Groups

Relaxed, informal support groups run weekly on a Wednesday morning, 10.30am – 12pm.  Find out more

Obtaining Records

Tuart Place staff will support you in applying for any records about you, which may be held by Government Departments; Past Providers of Children’s Homes, Orphanages and Foster Care (both religious and non-religious); Medical Hospitals and Health Agencies. Find out more

Life Skills

Short courses and ‘one off’ sessions are delivered on a variety of topics such as Developing Self-Confidence; Raising Self Esteem; Communication Skills; Building Better Relationships; Managing Stress & Anxiety; and Assertiveness.  Find out more

Computer Skills

Whether you have never turned on a computer before or you already have some skills – this is for you. Find out more

Family Tracing

We can help with family tracing by liaising with Australian and overseas agencies and providing support and counselling through the process. Find out more


Free counselling is available at Tuart Place to anyone who has been in out-of-home care in childhood Find out more

Social Activities

Sausage sizzles; lunches; bus outings; movie groups and a book library – drop-in for coffee and a chat and find out what’s coming up! Find out more

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