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Caregiver Stories - Eva

(text on screen)Caregiver Stories.Eva.(Eva speaking)I’ve been a caregiver since 1995 when my mokopuna were placed in my care.Initially the children were taken into care by Child, Youth and Family and placed with non-kin.And then after the process of FGCs, a Family Group Conference and several other hui, eventually it was agreed that they would come to me.What would have helped me when I became a caregiver was some encouragement really, that I was doing the right thing.I step...

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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....

Publications

Corporate documents: Annual Report, Statement of Intent, CE Expenses, BIM Annual ReportsOur Annual Reports outline our financial and non-financial performance each financial year.View our Annual Reports Statement of intentOur Statement of Intent outlines our business for the next four yearsView our Statement of Intent (PDF 4.6MB) Briefing to Income Minister (BIM)This briefing sets out the core roles of the Ministry, and identifies decisions that will be...

Referrals

Making referrals to Children's Teams This table of contacts will help you decide how to get in touch when making a referral. Scroll down for important information about how to make a referral.  If… Contact You think a child is in immediate danger: Call the Police on 111. You suspect a child has been experiencing chronic child abuse or neglect, or been physically or sexually assaulted: Call our contact centre on 0508 326 459...

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...