Anchor Home For Boys
The Anchor home for boys was a behavior modificication facility located in Zapata, Texas.
It was closed down as result of a battle between the authorities in Texas and the founder Lester Roloff.
It is described as:
The ANCHOR HOME FOR BOYS with three big two-story buildings for dormitories, a cafeteria, gymnasium, shop building and dining room, is located in Zapata, Texas. It has a capacity of nearly three hundred .
There are reports of the use of a demerit system which involved paddling in an extreme extent .
- Info: Roloff Home CEO was on monitoring committee - Resigns post, the article mentions Jubilee for Women.
- Info: Roloff Survivor Support Page
- Info: Teen tells deputies of abuses - Allegations made about Roloff home, By Stephanie L. Jordan, Corpus Christi Caller Times, Tuesday, April 4, 2000
- Group: roloffalumni - Welcome to Roloff Alumni, Yahoo
- Group: Healing the scars of teen programs/homes, Yahoo
- Group: Rebekah Home & Roloff Homes Occupant Gathering Place, Facebook
- Forum: Lester Roloffs Rebekah Home for Girls Survivors-Cult-mindcon, thread on Fornits webforum mentioning the facility.
- Forum: Roloffs, thread on Fornits webforum mentioning the facility.
- Forum: I need Info!! Please Help!!, thread on Fornits webforum mentioning the facility.
- Lester Roloff, 1914-1982, Evangelist, Broadcaster, Believers web.
- Probe of Abuse Charges at "Bible Discipline" Home Raises Questions of Faith-State Partnership 2000 article found on Community Alliance For the Ethical Treatment of Youth (CAFETY).