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