Community Welfare, Westwinds DO63/3 is a file created by the Social Welfare Department. It contains correspondence about staffing from GC Smith, the Director of the Social Welfare Department, to the Public Service Board. It is mostly about the difficulty of staffing West Winds Boys Home, Wybra Hall, and Weeroona. It also provides some incidental information about life at West Winds.
The file contains information about the Special Contract Care Program, a program that placed children who were disturbed or had offended with families who were specifically trained and supported to look after them.
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 27 January 2012, Last modified: 13 February 2019