Updated 68 days ago
- Age: 70 years
- ID: 7597510/111
10-32 Terry Road, Box Hill NSW 2765
McCall Gardens was formed in the early 1950's after parents with handicapped children had come together with a view to establish a suitable place for their children to live. In 1954 a founding member, Mrs Hazel Nelson, approached Sir William McCall (land owner of current Box Hill site and organisations name sake) to purchase the land at Box Hill, which he later donated to the association. The association then purchased...
McCall Gardens home was officially opened on 27 September 1958 with 14 residents. In the early days the residents and staff farmed the land and also operated a small piggery. In 1965 a swimming pool was added to the site to improve the boys' confidence and wellbeing. In 1969 the manager's cottage was completed, this building has more recently be used for Community Participation Programs...
Welcome to McCall Gardens. If you or someone you love has a disability, we can provide the support you need to help achieve a fuller life.