Hargrave House was established at Bathurst by the Department of Youth and Community Services as a home for school aged girls, in about 1973. In 1974 it was a co-educational family group home. It is thought to have closed in the 1980s.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'N.S.W. Report: Reforms sought in child protection', The Canberra Times, 21 December 1974, http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/110793580; 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