Quick Exit

Steven Long was placed at Marylands School by the Department of Social Welfare at age seven. Mr Long experienced sexual, physical and emotional abuse while there. Prior to and following his placement at Marylands School, he was moved around various care institutions where he also suffered abuse. Mr Long has reported and received redress regarding his experiences at Marylands School and in State care, with the assistance of Cooper Legal.  

Witness statement of Steven Long at the Marylands School public hearing

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