Judge Henwood Speaks About Foster Care

Judge Carolyn Henwood, Chair of the Henwood Trust, was interviewed earlier this week by Radio NZ's Kathryn Ryan. Speaking in her role as Chair of the Confidential Listening and Assistance Service, Judge Henwood noted that the duty of care for the state is far from clear. It's set out in the Children,  Young Persons and Families Act and in Ministry policies, but that doesn't necessarily make it easy for a six year old to find a place to turn to for help. What happens on the ground, and who monitors the children is the key question.

Listen to Judge Henwood's interview, and the follow up from CYFS here.

Opinions expressed on this blog are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Henwood Trust nor its Trustees.

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