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Digital copy of Exhibit 24: Children's Section Annual Report 1966. Signed by P L Thornton, Children's Officer. [Some details redacted].

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Date 1966
Scope and Content Includes a lists of members and co-opted members of the Children's Sub-Committee, Children's Office staff including field staff and administrative staff and staff at Haut de la Garenne, the Family Group Homes at Clos de Roncier, Clos des Sables and 46 Nicholson Park, and the Junior Training Centre. Refers to the opening of Westaway Wing at Haut de la Garenne by the Bailiff, Sir Robert Le Masurier and improved facilities for remand at Haut de la Garenne. Also includes comments about admissions to and discharges from care, referring to children in need of long term care, short term care and those children living in their own homes supervised by the child care staff. Refers to help provided by third parties; details of a visit by the Lieutenant Governor and Lady Villiers to Haut de la Garenne; the opening of Camelot Girls' Hostel; and remarks about the progress of children in the Family Group Homes. Includes remarks about the annual meeting of foster parents at the Pomme d'Or Hotel and a discussion group for a small group of foster parents. Provides details of referrals to the Children's Section, work with families and with unmarried mothers and their children; adoption and fostering services and the education of children in care. Also includes comments about care leavers, employers of children in care, need for good communications and flexible structure for an effective family service, and social work in Jersey, referring to discussion with schools and various organisations. Refers to a staff vacancy and shortage of social workers, responsibility of the Children's Sub-Committee for the work of the Junior Training Centre and the Junior Training Centre's move from the Home for Girls at Grouville. Refers to children having a holiday at the Trafalgar Bay Hotel courtesy of the Jersey Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and an outline of aims and objectives of the Children's Department, referring to the advent of a new Jersey Children's LAW. Includes tables detailing comparative child care costs with English counties; an analysis of work in the child care service; overall pictures of reasons for admissions to and discharges from care at Haut de la Garenne; and work with unmarried mothers in 1966.
Names Birt, St John, Mrs
Bygrave, Lois
Coulson, S G
Cooper, Joan
Gallichan, S
Graham, S
Jackson, H
Lakeman, H
Lambert, M
Larbalestier, L
Le Cornu, R H, Constable of St Mary
Le Masurier, Sir Robert Hugh, Bailiff of Jersey 1962 - 1974
Le Masurier, Lady
Luce, Frank
Norton, J B
Preece, Mary
Querée, Arthur C, Deputy
Rolstone, Mary Rose
Smith, Charles
Summers, G
Surcouf, E
Syvret, Joan
Thomson, Jim
Thornton, Patricia
Vibert, S
Villiers, Sir John Michael, Vice Admiral, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey, 1964 - 1969
Villiers, Lady
Westaway, Julia
Basil Lodge Boys' Hostel
Camelot Girls' Hostel
Clos de Roncier Family Group Home
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
Education Committee
Education Committee (Children's Section)
Elizabeth House
Home Office
Haut de la Garenne
Hautlieu School
HM Prison, La Moye
Jersey Association for Youth and Friendship
Jersey College for Girls
Jersey Home for Girls
Jersey Round Table
Jersey Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults Incorporated
Junior Training Centre
Magistrates Court
National Council for the Unmarried Mother and her Child
Nicholson Park Family Group Home
Oxford City Children's Committee
Pomme D'Or Hotel
Royal Court
Trafalgar Bay Hotel
Westaway Crèche
Keywords Approved Schools | adoption | Babies | Committees | Children | Children's Officers | Constables | children's homes | deputies | Education | Family Group Homes | foster parents | fostering | Hotels | Hostels | illegitimacy | mothers | medical officers of health | Politicians | residential homes | Royal Court | reports | Schools | statistics | unmarried mothers | voluntary homes | Youth Employment Officers
Places 13-14, Clos de Roncier, 108, Clos des Sables, Elizabeth House, England, Grouville, Guernsey, Haut de la Garenne, Hastings, Jersey, La Moye, 46, Nicholson Park, Oxford, Somerset, Southampton, Wales
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