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
The Transition Support Service can help rangatahi who are leaving care or youth justice up to the age of 25 years.
Call our free helpline and chat to one of our friendly youth workers. We’re here to whakarongo and help you.
We can support you to:
- find a place to live
- get your driver’s licence
- find a job
- get legal advice
- get counselling
- enrol in a training course
- get food.
Call 0800 55 89 89 to see how we can help. Getting help from our Transition Support Service won’t affect any other services you use or benefits you receive.
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Published: March 25, 2017 · Updated: July 19, 2023