Loreto Family Group Home, at Kangaroo Point, was run by the Order of the Sisters of Mercy. It opened in 1964 and closed in 1971.
Loreto Family Group Home was one of four off-site homes established and staffed by St Vincent's Home for Children. It was opened and licensed under The State Children Act in October 1964. It was then licensed under The Children's Services Act on 4 August 1966. The home closed in 1971.
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.80.; Email from Colleen Manning, Manager, Mission and SVH Former Residents, Mercy Community Services, 2 April 2014.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 2 April 2014, Last modified: 4 June 2014