Link-Up: Stolen Generations Support
We provide a support service to the Stolen Generations to find their family and for family to find members who are Stolen Generations.
The Stolen Generations are any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander who was separated from their family community traditional culture and traditional country.
“Separated” can mean you or a family member or members were removed under past Government Acts i.e. Native Welfare Act Aboriginal Welfare Act etc.
Our support service is confidential sensitive and culturally responsive.
We can help with:
Accessing records about separation from family including adoption files records from children’s homes or other institutions
Researching family and cultural connections – liaising with Traditional owner groups interstate Link-Up services record holders all over Australia
Obtaining birth death and marriage certificates
Tracing and locating family members
Initiating contact with family members
Guidance with family issues
Family research advice
Providing cultural advice and information
Yarning Up (Counseling)
Referrals to appropriate services
Link-Up Victoria is part of a national network of Stolen Generations services across Australia.
If you live in Victoria or Tasmania contact us via the following:
340 Bell Street Preston VIC 3072
Freecall: 1800 OUR MOB (1800 687 662)
Tel: (03) 9287 8800
If you live elsewhere in Australia contact your nearest Link Up or Stolen Generations service from the list below:
New South Wales
New South Wales Link Up
(02) 02 9421 4700
Freecall: 1800 624 332
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc.
(08) 8406 1600
Northern Territory Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corp.
(08) 8947 9171
Yorgum Aboriginal Corporation
(08) 9218 9477
(07) 3638 0411
The Kimberly WA
Kimberley Stolen Generations Aboriginal Corporation
(08) 9193 6502
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