1995 Kilgallon Report Released – Meadowvale Childrens Home

Northumberland County Council have released the redacted Kilgallon Report [1]  about child sexual abuse in Meadowvale Childrens Home in response to a Freedom of Information request [2]

Update 1 Dec ..Following last months release of the redacted Kilgallon Report 1995, Northumberland County Council have now released the complete and unredacted Kilgallon Report [3] in response to further representations regarding the redactions. There were not many redactions, just a few names of staff but obviously it is better unredacted.

The full title is -The Report of the Independent Review into allegations of abuse at Meadowdale Children’s Home and related matters. Kilgallon, W. (1995) [Leeds]: St. Anne’s Shelter and Housing Action.

I have not had a chance to read it, all I know that it was a home for children with learning difficulties. Any comments, interpretations or context gratefully received.

Please note that victims of abuse may be triggered by reading this report. The Sanctuary for the Abused [4] has advice on how to prevent triggers.  National Association for People Abused in Childhood [5] has a freephone helpline and has links to local support groups. Other useful sites are One in Four [6] and Havoca [7]


Links and References

[1] Redacted Kilgallon Report download from https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/179936/response/445142/attach/3/101002254918.doc

[2] Freedom of Information Request https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/kilgallon_report_1995_meadowdale#outgoing-309425

[3] Unredacted Kilgallon Report https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/179936/response/455316/attach/3/Kilgallon%20Independent%20Review%20Sept%201995.pdf

[4] Sanctuary for the Abused http://abusesanctuary.blogspot.co.uk/2006/07/for-survivors-coping-with-triggers-if.html

[5] NAPAC http://www.napac.org.uk/

[6] One in Four http://www.oneinfour.org.uk/

[7] Havoca http://www.havoca.org/HAVOCA_home.htm

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5 Responses to 1995 Kilgallon Report Released – Meadowvale Childrens Home

  1. opgreenlight says:

    Reblogged this on theneedleblog.

  2. Pingback: Kilgallon Report complete and unredacted released | cathyfox

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