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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

Working with vulnerable infants

*Social Work Now, Issue 38, pages 5-10.* Infants are one of the most vulnerable groups of children referred to statutory child welfare systems, a fact research continues...

Residence regulatory inspection summary reports

Every year, internal auditors report on the care provided at Child, Youth and Family residences. The reports detail where we’re achieving a high standard, and more...

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,...

Social Work Now Issue 52

This edition of Social Work Now has been a long time in the making and to some degree mirrors the theme of this issue. Namely, that...