Grafton Shelter was established at South Grafton in about 1923 by the Child Welfare Department as a remand home for delinquent children. It probably closed around 1990.
Sources used to compile this entry: Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 23 March 2011, Last modified: 9 December 2013