Quarterly Reporting

Quarterly Report - March 2019

MARCH 2019 CARE AND PROTECTION OVERVIEW

How a child might move through and be supported by our services depending on their needs:

  • report of concern is when a member of the public or a professional notifies Oranga Tamariki that a child or young person may be at risk of harm. In some cases, Oranga Tamariki may have already received a previous report of concern about a child or young person and is therefore already working with them and their whānau.
  • If we're worried that a child's wellbeing could be at risk, an assessment or (if more serious) an investigation takes place. Where we do not undertake an assessment or investigation, we may refer a child to other services.
  • Family Group Conference may then be needed to see what whānau/family support the child needs. A plan is then developed for the child.
  • In some situations, a child or young person may have to be placed in care. This could be someone from their wider whānau or an approved and trained caregiver.
  • When ready, a child or young person may leave care. This might mean returning to their whānau, Or, when they turn 18 they may live independently but still receive support.

A child or young person may leave our services at any of the stages above. They may also re-enter.

MARCH 2019 CARE AND PROTECTION STATISTICS

Children and young people we have worked with during 12 months to 31 March 2019

  • 90500 reports of concern involving 64000 individual children and young people.
  • 41600 assessments or investigations carried out involving 34800 individual children and young people.
  • 8500 Family Group Conferences held involving 6400 individual children and young people.
  • 1750 entries to care involving 1700 individual children and young people.
  • 1500 exits from care involving 1450 indivdual children and young people.

Who we're working with

Children and young people in care as at 31 March 2019.

  • 6400 Children and young people are currently in the care and protection of the Chief Executive.
  • Gender:
    • 53% male
    • 47% female
  • Ethnicity:
    • 59% Māori
    • 9%  Māori and Pacific
    • 6% Pacific
    • 26% other
  • Age: 
    • 10% 0-1
    • 23% 2-5
    • 23% 6-9
    • 23% 10-13
    • 21% 14+

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MARCH 2019 YOUTH JUSTICE OVERVIEW

The graphic flow shows how a young person might move through and be supported by our services depensing on their needs:

  • Police make and assessment and decide whether to refer a young person following an offence.
  • Family Group Conference may be needed to see what whānau/family support the young person needs. A plan is then developed for the young person.
  • A youth justice residence provides a secure place for young people to stay who are in custody of the Chief Executive following arrest, remand or sentence.
  • A young person may leave Youth Justice when they've completed an FGC plan; charges are dismissed; a transfer to District or High Court; an order made by the Youth Court or on turning 21.

A young person may leave our service at any of the stages above. They may also re-enter.

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MARCH 2019 YOUTH JUSTICE STATISTICS

Young people we have worked with during 12 months to 31 March 2019.

  • 4050 Family Group Conferences held involving 1900 individual young people.
  • 700 entries to custody involving 460 individual young people.
  • 670 exits from custody involving 460 individual young people.

Who we're working with

Young people in custody as at 31 March 2019

  • 170 young people are currently in the Youth Justice custody of the Chief Executive.
  • Gender:
    • 88% male
    • 12% female
  • Ethnicity:
    • 67% Māori
    • 13% Māori and Pacific
    •  7% Pacific
    • 13% other
  • Age: 
    •  2%  10-13
    • 11% 14
    • 31% 15
    • 40% 16
    • 16% 17+

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