History of Developmental Services

Midwestern Regional Centre
Where: Palmerston
Description: Opened in 1965

Originally intended to provide residential supports to children with a developmental disability, however, by the early 1970s, there were more adults than children
Resident population in 1971: 216
Resident population in 1974: 225
Year it closed: 1998
Policy initiative: Ministry's Community Living Initiative (1996)
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About the evolution of government policy and legislation: The 1990s