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Annual Report 2015-2016 Office of the Children's Commissioner Northern Territory

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Title

Annual Report 2015-2016 Office of the Children's Commissioner Northern Territory

Other title

Tabled Paper 143

Collection

Tabled Papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2016-11-23

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1837-4522

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/271838

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/432187

Page content

Of concern is the limited accommodation support to young people leaving care. Of the 10 files reviewed 80 per cent had not had appropriate accommodation arrangements made. More concerning is that 2 of the 10 files were 17 year olds who had not had appropriate accommodation arrangements made, nor been made aware of the Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA). Figure 19: Number of Young People Linked to Resources and Services for Transition, as at 30 June 2016 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% No/Unknown Yes 9 1Made aware of TILA? 8 2Appropriate Accommodation Arrangements made? 3 7Linked to CREATE? 6 4Linked with the AnglicareNT Moving On program? 3 7Linked to adult health services? 3 7Linked into educational and training opportunities? 100Possess a Medicare card? 2 8Access to an income? 4 6 Referred to appropriate services for their future needs? 81OFFICE OF THE CHILDRENS COMMISSIONER NORTHERN TERRITORY ANNUAL REPORT 2015-16


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