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Our Children and Youth Care Centre

FROM CHILDREN'S HOME TO THERAPEUTIC CENTRE


On 5 September 1914 a meeting was held in Bloemfontein, where the congregation, having identified an urgent need for a home for neglected children, were informed by management that a house had been rented at 32 Victoria Road for a period of six months at a cost of six pounds (twelve rand) per month.

Me Maritz was the designated house mother and a worker, Anna Vermeulen, was appointed at a salary of 10 shillings (one rand) per month. A certain Dr Krause provided medical assistance for a fee of half-a-crown (twenty five cents) per visit.

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