Digital copy of the Children's Officer's Report for a meeting held at Les Quennevais School after first assembling at Group Home, Clos des Sables. [Some details redacted]. Taken from minutes of the Education Committee Children's Sub-Committee. For Witness 185's witness statements to the States of Jersey Police, see C/D/AW1/B1/2/2/17.

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February 28th 1983 - February 28th 1983

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Provides statistics with respect to the number of children in care as at 28 February 1983 at: Haut de la Garenne; Family Group Homes; foster homes and lodgings; supervised in own homes in Jersey and England; hospitals; hostels and voluntary children's homes in Jersey; special boarding schools, voluntary homes and residency in the United Kingdom; HM Prison; Young Offenders Centre; HM Forces; Les Chênes; and Victoria College Boarding House. Also refers to the number of children privately placed at no financial cost to the States. Also refers to the movements of children in January 1983. Refers to admissions to the Child Psychiatric Unit, Haut de la Garenne, La Préférence and foster homes, citing a number of reasons including non-school attendance, separation, hospitalisation or death of parents, pre-adoption placement and mother in need of recuperative holiday on medical grounds. Also refers to Witness 185's discharge from lodgings to lodgings with friends. Also includes details of transfers, including a child transferred from Haut de la Garenne to the care of parents and a child transferred from foster home to lodgings.


Smith, Charles
Child Psychiatric Unit
Children's Services
Children's Sub-Committee
Clos des Sables Family Group Home
Education Committee
Education Department
Jersey General Hospital
Haut de la Garenne
HM Prison, La Moye
La Préférence Children's Home
Les Chênes Children's Home
Marie Louise Ward
States of Jersey
Victoria College
Young Offenders Centre


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