Ngā Tini Whetū - early support for families and whānau

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Children and young people are loved, safe and nurtured

Lead agency:
Accident Compensation Corporation
Oranga Tamariki
Te Puni Kōkiri

Ngā Tini Whetū a new, whānau-centred early intervention prototype designed to strengthen families and improve the safety and wellbeing of children.  Investment over two years will provide additional early support to approximately 800 whānau across the North Island, supported by 80 Kaiārahi (Navigators).

The initiative is expected to be fully operationalised by mid-2021.

A short-term evaluation of the first 12 months of the prototype will be undertaken.

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