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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...
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24 May 2019
Information on Oranga Tamariki investigation procedures
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24 May 2019
The number of reports of concern and uplifts in Tauranga, Manukau and the Hawke's Bay in 2015-2018
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24 May 2019
Data on reports of concern requiring further action and findings of abuse
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10 May 2019
Statistics and information relating to the Porirua site
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.
Types of caregiving
There are lots of ways you can help care for tamariki. Caregiving or...
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.
Children who offend
SCHOOLSIf you're a school: Call 0508 EDASSIST (0508 332 774)Email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.comPle...
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...