Children and young people in care

The Department of Communities' is responsible for the wellbeing and safety of children and young people that come into care.

Information for children and young people in care

Information for children and young people that come into care.

Advocate for children in care

If you're a child or young person in the care of the Department of Communities, then the Advocate for Children in Care is here especially for you.

Charter of rights for children and young people

The Charter of Rights is a list of things informing how children and young people should be treated when they come into the care of the Department of Communities.

Children and young people complaints and feedback

Are you a child or a young person and want to speak up, make a complaint, give a compliment, or give other feedback to the Department of Communities? Fill in the online form to tell us about something that is worrying you.

Transitioning from care

Information for young people to help them think about their future and plan for their transition from care to independence.

Page reviewed 21 December 2021