Welcome To CLAN

Care Leavers Australasia Network (CLAN) is a national, independent, peak membership body which represents, supports and advocates for people who were raised in Australian and New Zealand Orphanages, Children's Homes & Foster Care. CLAN has been operating since 2000 and has offices in Sydney and Melbourne. CLAN understands that being raised without your own family has lifelong effects which require lifelong support services.
CLAN offers free telephone counseling to any Care Leaver or a family member of a Care Leaver. You do not need to be a member to speak to one of our counselors.
CLAN also offers face to face counselling but this is only for Care Leavers who live in Sydney and Melbourne.
To learn more about CLAN and what we can offer you

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Website: https://www.nationalredress.gov.au/
Telephone: 1800 737 377



We are happy to announce that CLAN has 3 counsellors! CLAN offers free telephone counselling to Care Leavers and their families anywhere in Australia and face to face counselling if you live in Sydney or Melbourne. Our counsellors are able to help you with your Redress forms. If you would like to make an appointment with one of our counsellors please contact CLAN on 1800 008 774.


New Zealand Clannies! Please Read:
NZ Royal Commission of Inquiry into Historical Abuse in State Care

CLAN will ALWAYS continue to advocate for redress for all forms of abuse.


Dear CLAN Members,
Unfortunately our Members Section is currently experiencing some issues and we are working tirelessly to fix the problem!
We do apologise.
Thank you for your understanding.