History of Developmental Services

D'Arcy Place
Where: Cobourg
Description: Operated as a school from 1900-1915

Operated as a hospital from 1915 - 1920

Opened as an institution for people with a developmental disability in 1920

Provided support to women over 16 years of age
Resident population in 1971: 281
Year it closed: 1996
Policy initiative: Ministry's seven-year plan for facility closures:
Challenges and Opportunities (1987)
Image of D'Arcy Place


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