Anchor Home For Boys

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This facility used corporal punishment

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 [1].


There are reports of the use of a demerit system which involved paddling in an extreme extent [2].

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  1. Lester Roloff, 1914-1982, Evangelist, Broadcaster, Believers web.
  2. 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).