Tag: Frances Bodden Children’s Home

Third teen on run from government home

Third teen on run from government home

| 15/06/2018 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Motesha Mothen (15) has become the third teenager this week to run away from a government children’s home. Mothen, who regularly absconds from the Frances Bodden Girls Home in Bodden Town, attended the John Gray High School yesterday but did not return to the home afterwards and has not been located since. Originally from West […]

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Police seek help to find second missing teenager

Police seek help to find second missing teenager

| 13/06/2018 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Police are asking for the public’s help in locating missing teenager Taj Yen, who has run away from what is understood to be the Bonaventure Boys Home. Yen, who is 16 years old, was last seen at the West Bay home yesterday, 12 June, at about 10:00am. At the time he was wearing a […]

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Standards challenged at children’s home

Standards challenged at children’s home

| 17/04/2017 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The Frances Bodden Children’s Home has been severely criticisised in a Facebook post suggesting that the children living in care at the facility are being “treated like prisoners”. Generating a wide response from the social media community, dozens of people agreed with the poster, Angelita Edwards from West Bay, including a number of candidates in the […]

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New home helps separate troubled kids from kids in trouble

New home helps separate troubled kids from kids in trouble

| 02/03/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A new wing to accommodate boys at the Frances Bodden Children’s Home shows some progress by the community affairs ministry towards separating children and youths who are in trouble with the law from troubled young people who need a safe place to stay. Government still faces numerous problems regarding appropriate housing of young people […]

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