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How we keep children safe

Establishing immediate safety A social worker’s first contact with the child and their whānau must first answer the question:To do this Social Workers use the Safety and Risk Screen. This is a tool that social workers use to consider what the information they have gathered tells them about the risks, strengths and potential protective factors affecting the child right now. This hel...

20180406 Statistics on parents and children with intellectual disabilities2

Children in care

Date Details of the request Download/View 24 May 2019 Information on Oranga Tamariki investigation procedures   OIA Response (PDF 211KB) 24 May 2019 The number of reports of concern and uplifts in Tauranga, Manukau and the Hawke's Bay in 2015-2018 OIA Response (PDF 1.41MB) 24 May 2019 Data on reports of concern requiring further action and findings of abuse  OIA Response (PDF 238KB) 10 May 2019 Statistics and information relating to the Porirua site OIA Resp...

Overview

Who can care? Our caregivers come from many walks of life, and have a diverse range of experience and backgrounds. We welcome caregivers of any gender, marital status and cultural or religious identity.  Learn more Types of caregiving There are lots of ways you can help care for tamariki. Caregiving or...

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Family group conferences Youth Justice family group conferences give the child or young person who has offended a chance to own up to what they've done. They work with their whānau, victims and professionals to find solutions and make amends. Learn more Children who offend We re...

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SCHOOLSIf you're a school:  Call 0508 EDASSIST (0508 332 774)Email edassist@ot.govt.nz CAREGIVERS24/7 Caregiver Guidance and Advice line:Call 0508 227 377 CHILDREN IN CAREIf you are a child or young person in care you can let us know how you are getting onTell us what you think CHILDREN'S TEAMSContact details for Children's Teams   ADOPTIONS If your query is adoption related:Call 0508 326 459Email webadoption@ot.govt.nzPle...

Safety of Children in Care

Most children enter the care of Oranga Tamariki because they have been harmed. The data shows that, where we remove children from those harmful situations, in the vast majority of cases we keep them safe. But it also shows that some children continue to experience harm – from family, other adults or other children.  We have taken action around harmful situations, well before the data was collected. In some cases they have involved other agencies, such as the Police. In eve...