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Child, Youth and Family (CYF)

Website: Child, Youth and Family (CYF)


We help families help themselves. We believe all children belong in families that will love and nurture them. We team up with many different groups and people so that families have the support they need to help their children thrive.

Oranga Tamariki (Ministry for Children) replaced Child, Youth and Family on 1 April 2017

A permanent non-kin placement project in action

*Social Work Now, Issue 30, pages 8-14* When the Gisborne Child, Youth and Family office focused on permanent placements, eight children were identified with complex case histories...

The Windmill Programme: Thinking outside the square

*Social Work Now, Issue 46, page 36-40.* Research has shown that children with disabilities struggle to find a place in mainstream social and recreational programmes (Families Commission,...

Born to be wild?

*Social Work Now, Issue 27, pages 29-33* Ashley Seaford reveals the implications for practice of conduct disorder

Outcome / impact evaluation of Family Start

The Outcome/Impact Evaluation report contrasts national prevalence statistics available for factors such as smoking and breastfeeding with the outcomes reported for Family Start clients. These should...

Youth justice - a research perspective

*Social Work Now, Issue 27, pages 6-12* In 1989, new legislation resulted in a new youth justice system for New Zealand that is now recognised as the...