In response to COVID-19, we are modifying some of our usual practice approaches to keep our staff, tamariki and communities safe.

Maintaining COVID-19 safe and aware practice

We have updated our guidance for Alert Level 2. Keep checking back for updates and new guidance, including our contact tracing requirements (PDF 133KB), guidance for holding tamariki and rangatahi related in-person meetings (PDF 203KB) and the planning tool for holding FGCs and hui person to person safely (PDF 168KB).

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Applications for the Unsupported Child's Benefit and Child Support

Updated: 10 November 2013

Raising children is expensive and financial stress can have a big impact on families. Financial support for those families/whānau caring for children and young people who are not in the custody of the chief executive is available through Work and Income or Inland Revenue.

Applying for the right financial support can be confusing for families/whānau and the support of the child or caregiver's social worker to help them through the process is often appreciated.