Research Summary

Birth family contact: what are the views of children and young people in out-of-home care?

Residential care Foster care Child protection Out-of-home care Community-based family services New South Wales

This Evidence to Action Note provides an overview of the views of children and young people about whether they have contact with family members and their satisfaction with contact arrangements, with findings drawn from two surveys, the 2018 NSW OOHC Survey and the NSW Residential Care Survey.

The paper reports 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.

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Evidence to Action Note March 2021