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, https://clan.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/connectkin_guide.pdf.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 23 March 2011, Last modified: 9 December 2013