Briefing paper

Participation in decision making: what are the views of children and young people in out-of-home care?

Care leavers Early childhood intervention Early childhood services Foster care Out-of-home care Residential care Youth New South Wales

This Evidence to Action Note provides an overview of the views of children and young people about whether they have a say in decisions that impact on their lives and whether they feel listened to, with findings drawn from two surveys, the 2018 NSW OOHC Survey and the NSW Residential Care Survey.  

The paper report insights from the 2018 NSW Out-Of-Home Care (OOHC) and Residential Care Surveys, and provide practice points and links to resources that practitioners can use to help us deliver better outcomes for children and young people in these three areas.


Publication Details
Access Rights Type:
Evidence to Action Note March 2021