Digital copy of a Children's Office Report on Estimates for the Financial Year 1967. [Produced by Children's Officer Patricia Thornton]. [Some details redacted].

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1967 - 1967

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Recommends the appointment of an additional Child Care Officer as per suggestions made during a Home Office Inspection, also mentioning a Moral Welfare Officer. Refers to the recommendation that [the Children's Officer] be relieved of a Case Load in order to enable them to undertake Case work supervision, and that the Assistant Children's Officer's Case Load be reduced in order to enable them to undertake more administrative work. Refers to the appointment of Miss M Preece and Mr J H [Jim] Thomson as [Child Care Officers], and lists the Case Loads attributed to each Child Care Officer. Refers to 12 children at La Préférence [Children's Home] under the supervision of M Preece. Refers to [Assistant Children's Officer] C A Smith, and Child Care Officers L [Lois] Bygrave, H Jackson, and S Coulson. Provides details of 180 new referrals, mentioning 72 unmarried mothers and a number of teenagers, and request for a further appointment of a Child Care Officer. Refers to the Children's Law resulting in Children's Services becoming responsible for the supervision of children at Sacré Coeur Orphanage. Provides details regarding the management of Family Group Homes.


Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Services
Children's Office
La Préférence Vegetarian Children's Home
La Préférence Children's Home
Sacré Coeur Orphanage
Smith, C A
Bygrave, Lois
Jackson, H
Coulson, S G
Preece, Mary
Thomson, Jim
Thornton, Patricia


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