ARMS (Victoria)  A not for profit organization founded in 1982 out of a common need to support women who are living with the difficulties of having lost a child or children to adoption

Please check our NEWS page for details of Questions on Adoption and Permanent Care and information about Exceptional Circumstances Funding. If any ARMS members want to apply for the Exceptional Circumstances Fund and/or counselling from the Victorian Inquiry recommendations, one of our members is trained in dispute resolution and has strong skills in talking and actively listening to people. She is willing to help you write your application. If you would like to contact her please call Jo on 0409 442 701 or email and we'll put you in touch.

On 21st March 2013 the Australian Govenment Apologised. to everyone affected by forced adoptions.  Apology for Forced Adoption.  The word Forced refers to use of coercion, manipulation as well as  physical force.  ARMS (Vic) acknowledges the pain and grief that mothers, fathers, sons and daughters have borne through being separated from each other.

Saturday 21st October at 2.00pm we are Commemorating the Anniversary Of the Victorian Taken Not Given Memorial  all welcome  


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