• We changed our name to the Worthing and District Council of Social Service.

  • We bought the Ashmount Hotel in 1961 and following two years of fundraising and alterations our third home opened.

  • In 1963 Ashmount Residential Home was opened by Dame Sybil Thorndike.

  • In 1963 saw the establishment of the Worthing Remembrance Fund which five years later helped pay for St Barnabas Nursing Home for people with terminal illnesses, now St Barnabas Hospice.

  • In 1963 saw our community transport service commence.

  • In 1965 a property donation by Florrie Frazer was put towards the purchasing of Pulborough House, next to Caer Gwent which later became Fraser Lodge.

  • In 1966 an anonymous donation of £20,000 was used to purchase Dolphin Court - a new initiative of wardened flats.

  • During this decade we founded the Worthing Marriage Guidance Council.

  • We opened our fourth home Frazer Lodge in 1967.
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