Melaleuca Place treats children in foster care who have experienced severe trauma and abuse

Kimberley Le Lievre
Updated September 16 2019 - 11:23am, first published September 15 2019 - 4:30am

Jack* is nine years old. At the age of eight, he was removed from the care of his parents after being exposed to ongoing family violence, substance abuse, verbal, physical and sexual abuse and medical neglect.

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Kimberley Le Lievre

Kimberley Le Lievre

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