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Yarra View Training Farm (1957 - 1967?)

From
1957
To
1967?
Categories
Catholic, Children's Home, Disability Institution and Home

The Yarra View training farm, located in Lilydale, was established by the St John of God Brothers in 1957. It was usually staffed by about seven Brothers and accommodated up to 90 youths, aged over 16.

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The Yarra View training farm, located in Lilydale, was established by the St John of God Brothers in 1957.

According to an article published by Broken Rites, the institution at Lilydale was usually staffed by about seven Brothers and accommodated up to 90 youths, aged over 16.

Location

1957 - 1967?
Location - Yarra View was located in Lilydale. Location: Lilydale

Run By

  • St John of God Brothers (1947 - )

    The Yarra View Training Farm provided a 'sheltered workshop' environment for boys with mild and moderate intellectual disabilities over the age of 16 years.

    Date: 1957 - ?

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Sources used to compile this entry: Finding Your Story: a resource manual to the records of the Stolen Generations, Public Record Office Victoria, 2005. Also available at https://www.prov.vic.gov.au/koorie-services/finding-your-story; 'Catholic religious Brothers abused the disabled', Broken Rites, https://web.archive.org/web/20080716213632/http://brokenrites.alphalink.com.au/nletter/page119-st-john-of-god.html; James Jenkinson Consulting, Guide to out-of-home care services 1940-2000 - Volume One: Agency Descriptions, Department of Human Services, Unpublished, November 2001, https://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/sites/default/files/DHS.3004.011.0367.pdf.

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill