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20180921 children achieving permanency and exiting care to guardianship or adoption

Caregiver training and resources

... connections, and how to say good-bye when it's time for them to leave your care. Coping with grief and loss   Legal issues This workshop explains the law based on the type of care you provide, including permanent care. We also look at custody, guardianship and what’s involved when granting family and whānau access to the tamariki in your care. Access and contact Custody and guardianship Securing permanency   Securing permanency Understanding Family Group Conferences Leaving care ...

Adopting in NZ

... child you intend to adopt is your relative, it’s illegal to have them in your home without a placement approval from an Oranga Tamariki social worker. Parenting ordersThere are alternatives to adoption. The birth parents can apply for you to have guardianship of the child through a parenting order under the Care of Children Act. This will give you the legal responsibility for the day-to-day care of the child.Oranga Tamariki is not involved in parenting orders. These are arranged through a co...

Placing your child for adoption

... Law Society Alternatives to adoption There are alternatives to placing your child for adoption. You may want to consider a parenting order under the Care of Children Act. This will give the new parents guardianship of your child and they will have the legal right to make day-to-day decisions about them. This is sometimes a good option for step children.If you think it would be best for your child that they are raised by someone in your extended...