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Dew Street Cottage (1986 - 1991)

Care Provider, Cottage Home, Disability Institution, Home and Non-denominational

The Dew Street Cottage at Thebarton was opened by the Spastic Centres of South Australia, SCOSA, to accommodate children with disabilities in 1986. It was one of a number of cottage homes established when services at the Woodville Spastic Centre were decentralised. The Dew Street Cottage closed in 1991.



1986 - 1991
Location - Dew Street Cottage was situated at Thebarton. Location: Thebarton

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Sources used to compile this entry: 'History - Community Accommodation and Respoite Agency', in CARA, CARA Inc, 2014,; 'History of SCOSA', Novita (formerly Spastic Centres of South Australia Inc), 2014,; George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,; State Library of South Austrlia Finding Aid for SRG 521 Spastic Centres of South Australia.

Prepared by: Gary George and Karen George