Jessie Street Family Group Home, in Rockhampton, was operated by the the Sisters of Mercy. It was purchased in January 1978. Children from St Joseph's Home, Neerkol, were transferred to the home. It was unoccupied from June 1984 and the approved bed numbers were reduced to nill in January 1985.
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.75..
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 15 March 2012, Last modified: 18 June 2014