History of Developmental Services

The Huronia Regional Centre Inspector's Report of 1928 lists the work opportunities for its residents. The occupations marked with an asterisk (*) provided the best training for potential work opportunities in the local community.

Work for female residents

Ward Work
Night Duty
Mending Room
Dining Rooms*
Kitchen*
Laundry*
Book Binding
Monitors
Rag Rug Making
Sewing Room*

Work for male residents

Ward Work
Night Duty
Dining Rooms
Stores Department
Kitchen*
Scullery
Bake Shop
Carpentry Shop
Engineering Department
Laundry*
Messenger
Hall Porter
Preparing Wax
Monitors
Vegetable Gardening*
Landscape Gardening*
Poultry Farming
Dairy
Apiary
Butcher Shop
Making Maple Syrup
Grave Digging
Mattress Making
Drains and Clearing
Tailor Shop*
Shoe Shop*
Paint Shop*
Farming

 

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