Total number of children who CYFs knowingly leave in the care of parents who are Methamphetamine users

Sam Bishop made this Official Information request to Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children

The request was refused by Oranga Tamariki—Ministry for Children.

From: Sam Bishop

Dear Child Youth and Family,

I would like to request the following information:

1. the number of children who are left in the care of parents/families who are methamphetamine users and this use is known to CYF;

2. the number of times CYF receive information about methamphetamine use about parents/families who are currently dealing with CYF;

3. the number of children who are removed from the care of the parent/s/families when Methamphetamine has been advised as being used;

4. How often CYF inform the NZ Police of Methamphetamine use by parents and of family members who are in the childs life;

5. What is the CYF procedure for dealing with parents and family members who are known to them as being on Methamphetamine and whether any corrective action is taken on the welfare of the child.

Yours faithfully,

Sam Bishop

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Tēnā koe Sam Bishop

Thank you for your email received 5 December 2016, under the Official Information Act 1982. Your request has been forwarded to the appropriate officials at National office to respond. You may expect a response to be sent to you as soon as possible.

Please note that the period commencing 25 December 2016 and ending 15 January 2017 does not count as 'working days' as defined in section 2 of the Official Information Act 1982. Due to this holiday, your response would be due on 23 January 2017.

Nā mātou noa, nā

Official and Parliamentary Information team   |  Ministerial and Executive Services
Ministry of Social Development

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Dear Sam Bishop

Please find attached the Ministry's response to your Official Information Act request.

Kind regards

Ministerial and Executive Services advisor.

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