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Stewart Cottage Family Group Home (1962 - 1993)

From
1962
To
1993
Categories
Family Group Home, Home, Methodist and Uniting Church
Alternative Names
  • Stewart Family Group Home (Also known as)

Stewart Cottage Family Group Home, in Toombul, was operated by the Methodist and Uniting Churches. It officially opened 13 October 1962. Management was transferred to the newly-created Uniting Church 22 June 1977. It closed as a Family Group Home in 1986, and opened as a Receiving, Assessment, Placement and Therapy residential in 1989. Stewart Cottage Family Group Home closed in 1993.

Details

Stewart Cottage officially opened 13 October 1962 and was licensed under The State Children Act 1911 in 1962, and The Children's Services Act 1965 on 4 August 1966.

Stewart Cottage Family Group Home closed after continual neighbourhood complaints. The Uniting Church also decided that security in the old building was not at a satisfactory standard for a residential facility. The residents were moved to Kingsbury.

Location

1962 - 1993
Location - Stewart Cottage Family Group Home was situated at Walkers Way, Toombul. Location: Toombul

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  • Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.86. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.86.; Email from Soraya Shah, Operations Manager, Out Of Home Care, Individual and Personal Support Directorate, UnitingCare Community dated 26 March 2012.

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth