Anyone who is worried about a tamaiti or rangatahi can make a report of concern to us or the Police. You can also contact us for enquiries about our services, or to contact a site or social worker.
Making a report of concern
If you're worried about a child and want to make a report of concern or just have a general enquiry, our customer service specialists are on hand to answer your pātai and pass you through to the right area to help you out.
Call us on freephone:
or email email@example.com
General mailing address:
Oranga Tamariki National Office
PO Box 546
If you believe a child is in immediate danger, please call 111.
Get in touch if you think a tamaiti or rangatahi may be:
- suffering from ill-treatment, abuse or neglect
- experiencing abuse but you’re not sure if you should be concerned, and want advice, or just to talk things through.
A social worker will review your information and determine what supports would be best as a next step for your concern.
What we'll need to know when you get in touch
- What you're worried about, what you have seen or heard.
- Details of any incidents, what happened, and to whom.
- Details about the child or young person, and their whānau, such as names and locations.
Transitions Support Service
Transition Support Services are a range of services for young people between 15 to 25 years old. They support transition from care or custody into adult life.
- find a place to live or stay with a caregiver
- get some financial support
- access a transition worker
- get your driver’s licence
- find a job or enrol in training
- get legal advice
- access counselling and other health services.
Getting help from our Transition Support Service will not affect any other services you use or benefits you receive.
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Published: March 25, 2017 · Updated: July 19, 2023