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Digital copy of extract from a Children's Sub-Committee Report. Undated, c.1967. [Some details redacted]. Taken from Children's Sub-Committee minutes.
1967 - 1967
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Refers to Chairman Deputy A C Queree, member Constable of St Mary R H Le Cornu, and Co-opted members Mrs St J Birt, Mrs J B Norton, and Mrs D K Picot. Lists Children's Officer [Patricia] Thornton, Assistant Children's Officer C A Smith, and Field Staff, L Bygrave, H Jackson, H Coulson, M Preece, J H Thomson, J Syvret, C Davies, E Weir, and V Neely. Details Administrative Staff L du Feu, S Vibert, S Gallichan, S Hutchinson, G Summers, and E O Le Marquand. Lists Children's Homes, mentioning Haut de la Garenne, and Family Group Homes at Clos du Roncier, Clos des Sables, Le Squez [Blanche Pierre], and one other location. Details year in the Children's Department, noting 214 children in care as of 31 December 1967, and reasons for admissions, mentioning illnesses of mothers, psychiatric illnesses, and family breakdowns. Mentions figure of 76 children taken into care for reasons stated above, up from 53 the previous year. Refers to numbers of illegitimate children and unmarried mothers. States that foster parents across the island are caring for over 120 children. Refers to annual foster parents' reunion of April 1967, held at the Pomme d'Or Hotel. Refers to talk from Fire Chief [William G] Mahoney. Refers to opening of fourth Family Group Home, and appointment of a foster mother and foster father as Houseparents. Refers to Family Group Home moving into house vacated by a previous Family Group Home now based at Le Squez [Blanche Pierre], and suggests need for fifth Family Group Home in the near future.
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
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