BIRMINGHAM CHILDREN'S HOMES

 

Copeley Hill Hostel

 

 

Copeley Hill, Erdington, Birmingham

 

Open: 1935

Closed: 1968

Type of home: Working boys' home

Run by: 

 

 

 

A working children's home was intended to be a step towards independent living. Once a child had left home they would move into a working children's home, usually for around two years. They would be helped to get a job and would contribute towards their board and lodging.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Case files:  Please contact:

Corporate Information Governance Team

Birmingham City Council

3rd Floor, Lancaster Circus, Queensway
Birmingham, B4 7AB

Phone: 0121 303 4876

 

For help in accessing your own case file/records.

 

Historic Records: Birmingham Archives, Library of Birmingham

 

 

 

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PLEASE NOTE

 

The information on this page is as accurate as we can be sure of at the time of writing. However, this is a complex area with scant records, please check all data before using it. Please let us know of any errors: hello@formerchildrenshomes.org.uk