The Elizabeth Grace Community Unit was established by the government in North Adelaide in 1975. It was run as an non-secure open hostel for girls from Vaughan House who were working in the community. The hostel had originally been created as a part of Vaughan House as an open hostel section called the Elizabeth Grace Hostel in 1973. In 1979 the Elizabeth Grace Community Unit was moved to Lockleys and was renamed the Hay Community Unit
1975 - 1979 Elizabeth Grace Community Unit
1979 - 1989 Hay Community Unit
Sources used to compile this entry: Mullighan, the Hon E.P., Children in State Care Commission of Inquiry: Allegations of sexual abuse and death from criminal conduct, presented to the South Australian Parliament by the Hon. E.P. Mullighan QC, Commisioner, Children in State Care Commission of Enquiry, Adelaide, South Australia, 2008, 564 pp, https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0011/107201/children-in-state-care-commission-of-inquiry-introducation.pdf.
Prepared by: Gary George
Created: 26 May 2014, Last modified: 12 June 2014