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Caregiver Stories - Eva

(text on screen)Caregiver Stories.Eva.(Eva speaking)I’ve been a caregiver since 1995 when my mokopuna were placed in my care.Initially the children were taken into care by Child, Youth and Family and placed with non-kin.And then after the process of FGCs, a Family Group Conference and several other hui, eventually it was agreed that they would come to me.What would have helped me when I became a caregiver was some encouragement really, that I was doing the right thing.I step...

Caleb & Gabe - video transcript

(Gabe, caregiver)Once you see the need you can never pretend like it's not there.This is our thing. This is what we’ll probably do for the rest of our lives.We didn't realise when we did the training that short term fostering existed. We only thought long term existed, so when we found out that you could do things like respite or transitional care or emergency care we thought, well we can do that.(Caleb, caregiver)We were like, dead set keen on adopting a child. Through year...

Youth Justice residences

There are many reasons that determine why a young person might go to a Youth Justice residence, and how long they might stay. They may have been: arrested and put in our care until they go to Youth Court remanded by the Youth Court and need to stay at a residence until the case is settled (this can take up to three weeks or longer if the charges are denied) sentenced by the Youth Court for three to six months. If things go well for them i...