Child, Youth and Family news
Today marks the launch of the Youth Crime Action Plan (YCAP). This is a 10-year strategy to reduce crime by children and young people and help those who offend to turn their lives around.
The Work and Income, Child, Youth and Family and Epuni offices in Lower Hutt along with all other MSD offices in the Wellington region have been checked and are open for business Monday 19 August.
The latest issue of ‘Care Matters’ – our quarterly magazine for caregivers – has been sent out to caregivers and is also available electronically on our website.
It’s that special time of year again, when we have the opportunity to nominate extraordinary caregivers for the Excellence in Foster Care Awards 2013. Nominations are now open and we look forward to receiving nominations for exceptional caregivers from across New Zealand.
The Ministry of Health has advised two lines of Nutricia infant formula that may have been contaminated with Clostridium botulinum bacteria.
On the day when Rūaumoko, Māori god of earthquakes, was causing chaos in Wellington, Gisborne were celebrating the formal recognition of the relationship between Child, Youth and Family and Te Runanga O Ngati Porou in Gisborne.
Following the recent spate of earthquakes, engineers have assessed the buildings at the Ministry of Social Development National Office in Wellington and no structural damage has been found. Updated 7:15pm
It’s that exciting time of year again, when we have the opportunity to nominate young people for the William Wallace Awards 2013.
Sparked by a noble cause and a passion for change, 12 of New Zealand’s premier reggae artists have joined forces in the fight against child abuse in New Zealand. Together they form the Aotearoa Reggae All Stars and are collaborating on a remake of the Herbs’ classic, ‘Sensitive to a Smile’.
Caregivers are the heart and home of Child, Youth and Family. They are ordinary people who do an extraordinary job in providing love, care and support to the children who can't live with their own families.