This FACSIAR Evidence to Action Note presents summary results from two state-wide surveys conducted in 2018 by the NSW Department of Communities and Justice (DCJ) (formerly Family and Community Services or FACS).
The views of children and young people in out-of-home care in NSW: Results from the 2018 NSW out-of-home care and residential care surveys
During 2018, the NSW Department of Communities of Justice (DCJ), formerly Family and Community Services or FACS, conducted two state-wide surveys about the experiences of children and young people in out-of-home care (OOHC). This report presents an overview of results from these surveys.
Drawing from the Children's Safety Study, a study that considered children's perceptions of safety, their safety needs and how well they believed adults and institutions protected them from harm, this paper provides practical guidance based on what children and young people have said themselves, as...