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Lesieli

Lesieli's storyLesieli is a caregiver with a lot of love to give. She shares her family and culture with the children she looks after and enjoys helping them try new things. Lesieli sees real changes in the children's behaviour as they experience love and warmth in her family home. "Just because you were put into care, doesn't mean that you can’t have a brighter future.""The journey may be a little bit harder, but it doesn't mean that you can't get there."...

Information for families

Information for families Children's Teams work with children and whānau to bring together services from across agencies, organisations and communities to get them the support they need. The teams are voluntary. We only work with you if you agree to it, and you can withdraw at any time.Being referred to a Children’s TeamWe look at your circumstances and decide whether the Children’s Team is the best option for you and your whāna...

Statistics

Ministry of Social Development website Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, launched on 1 April 2017. We'll be collecting comprehensive data so that we can report on our performance.You can see data about Child, Youth and Family, on the Ministry of Social Development website....

Feedback

Compliments, complaints and suggestions We want to hear from children and young people about their experience with us, good or bad.We value the views of children, and encourage them to speak up about how they feel and anything that's happened to them. We’ve also developed information, including this video and printed resource, specifically for them....

Working with others

Overlapping layers of protection By working more closely with our partner agencies, we can provide overlapping layers of protection and support for our children. This is just one of the ways that our goal of shared responsibility for the wellbeing of our children and young people will come to life over the next five years. Community and iwi Ar...

Michelle

Michelle's storyMichelle is a caregiver in Wellington, caring for five children – one boy and four girls, aged between 20 months and seven years old.Her style of caregiving has always been based around a carefully planned routine: "Routines are big for me. Also they help the children to have more structure and it helps them to feel more secure in whatever's going on." Her days are r...