Boys Town (juvenile detention centre)


Boys Town (juvenile detention centre)

Infobox_Prisons
prison_name=Boys Town
location=Engadine, New South Wales
status= voluntairy enrollment
classification=? (Male)
capacity=?
opened=1939
closed=?
managed_by=?|Salesians of Don Bosco since 1952

Boys Town was an Australian male prison located in Engadine, New South Wales, Australia. Boys Town was used to house juvenile offenders.

Current

As of 2001, Boys Town is a voluntary service for families at risk of family breakdown, who are committed to improving their relationships. Boys' Town provides intensive life skills, therapeutic and educational services in an out of home care setting, Monday to Friday.

Notable juvenile prisoners

*Ivan Milat, convicted of the Backpacker murders
*John Travers, convicted ringleader of the Anita Cobby murder.

References

[http://www.boystown.net.au Boystown homepage] [http://www.boystown.net.au/pdf/Policies/Entry%20and%20Exclusion%20Policy.pdf Entry Policy] http://www.bosco.nsw.edu.au/site_htm/info_boystown.html


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