Working with children

Working with children

Only by working together with valued partners, practitioners, NGOs and professionals from other areas – including doctors, teachers and police – will we be able to offer our most vulnerable children the protection and care they need.

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Children's Teams

The Children’s Team approach is a way of working hand in hand with families and whānau to create safer lives for at-risk children. 

We work together with other agencies, non-government organisations and communities to put the child first and ensure their voices are heard. 

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Vulnerable Children's Act requirements

The Vulnerable Children Act 2014 was part of a series of comprehensive measures brought in to protect and improve the wellbeing of vulnerable children.

Here you'll find information and resources for employers, organisations and individuals relating to the act. 

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Information for providers

We work with communities, NGOs and government agencies to support vulnerable children and young people.

Here you'll find information about funding for providers, including the funding code of practice.

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Programmes and community and forums

We work with and funds a number of programmes and services that provide support to families and communities. 

Our programmes and services vary in their approach, because different people need different things, at different stages of their lives. 

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complaints and feedback

We're keen to hear about your experience with us. Do you have any ideas about how we can improve our service?

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