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Of the schoolchildren referred through youth courts to the Bonaventure Boys Home over the last three years, none has graduated high school and more than a third have been charged with further crimes.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church, West Bay recently held its annual Community Guest Day, honoring businesses and organizations working to help those in need in the district and beyond. Hundreds were in attendance at the event held on Oct. 15 at the Sir John A. Cumber School Hall.
The CAYS Foundation has new water safety policies in place since the February drowning death of 14-year-old Risco Batten, the foundation’s general manager, Sydney Williams, told members of the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday.
A new cottage for boys is opening on the site of the Frances Bodden Home in Lower Valley, filling an “urgent need” for youngsters in care.