Working with children

Information for providers

We work with communities, NGOs and government agencies to support at-risk children and young people. Here you'll find information about funding for providers, including the funding code of practice.

We work with communities, strategic partners and other government agencies to identify what’s needed to support tamariki and young people.

Funding opportunities

Funding opportunities are announced here on our website, and:

Getting approval

Providers contracted by the Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children, must have the capability and capacity to deliver quality social services on an on-going basis. The Social Services Accreditation team at the Ministry of Social Development (MSD) assess organisations to make sure they’re suitable:

Social Services Accreditation (