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Guidance for caregivers when a child absconds

This guidance is designed to support you through the COVID-19 event. It complements our existing guidance on what to do if a child or young person is missing or leaves home and you don’t know where they are. If a young person in your care is missing, or you don’t know where they are, they could have a heightened risk of exposure to COVID-19. Please do not move around the community or mix with other people who are not part of your ‘bubble’ to try and find the young person in...

OTEC Child Wellbeing YJ analysis

A Health Case Study Using the Children’s Wellbeing Model Insights into the Youth Justice system Dr. Duncan McCann and Sarah Richardson, Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children A Health Case Study Using the Children’s Wellbeing Model Court Support Programmes Supervision Orders Supervision with Residence Report of Concern ORANGA TAMARIKI PROCESS Assessment/ Investigation Family Group Conference Care POLICE Intention to Charge FGC Care and Protection Youth Justice...

OTEC Child Wellbeing health case study

A Health Case Study Using the Children’s Wellbeing Model A HEALTH CASE STUDY USING THE CHILDREN’S WELLBEING MODEL Rosie Deutschle, Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children Bridget Browne and Abigail Marwick, EY A Health Case Study Using the Children’s Wellbeing Model Access to the data presented was managed by Statistics New Zealand under strict micro-data access protocols and in accordance with the security and confidentiality provisions of the Statistics Act 1975. These f...

Guidance for caregivers when a child absconds2

This guidance is designed to support you through the COVID-19 event. It complements our existing guidance on what to do if a child or young person is missing or leaves home and you don’t know where they are. If a young person in your care is missing, or you don’t know where they are, they could have a heightened risk of exposure to COVID-19. Please do not move around the community or mix with other people who are not part of your ‘bubble’ to try and find the young person in...

Child Entries into Care for Mothers with CNP History3

MOTHERS WITH CARE HISTORY The information below provides insight into the likelihood of a mother with care and protection history having a child placed into out-of-home care1. Findings As at June 2018, there were 4,210 mothers aged 20-28 with out-of-home care experience. Of these: • 210 (5%) had a child placed into care in the first 3 months of the child’s life • 380 (9%) had a child placed into care in the first year of the child’s life • 450 (11%) had a child p...

Overview

Adopting a child in NZ Each year a small number of children in New Zealand are placed by their birth parents for adoption. You can apply to become an adoptive parent, but birth parents make the decision about who they would like to care for their child. Learn more Adopting a child from overseas...

How we might work with you

... the community already provides. This happens after an assessment has been completed. If the caregiver agrees, we'll make a referral to a community service provider. We will then work with the provider of the services being used – to make sure the child or young person and their family is getting the help they need, and consider any other services or support that might be required. Children's Teams Children’s Teams...

Surrogacy and adoption

It’s in a child’s best interest to have a legal relationship with the parents who will be raising them. Therefore you’ll need to apply to adopt your child through the New Zealand Family Court, so the parental rights can be transferred from your surrogate mother and her partner, to you. Surrogacies arranged in New Zealand...