Operating in: Auckland
What we do:
Ka Awatea, meaning ‘The Dawning of a New Era’, provides support to young people with conduct problems as they transition from state care to more independent living.
Each young person is allocated a Kai Atawhai (Personal Advisor) who can work with the young person over several years and model positive social behaviour and empower the young person to make their own informed decisions about employment, training, accommodation and developing positive social peer groups Ideally planning starts with the Kai Atawhai engaging the young person from the age of 15. When the young person turns 17 prior to discharge from the care of Child Youth & Family, a planning meeting is held to determine what happens next. Following this meeting Ka Awatea may become the lead agency in supporting the young person to live more independently and safely in the community through to the age of 20.
Who is our service for?
Young people aged 15 to 20 with complex needs who have been in the care of Child Youth and Family and who are transitioning back into the community.
Your person to contact is:
Phone: 09 573 0954 Ext 281
Ka Awatea Service Manager is:
Phone: 09 573 0954Ext 242
Ka Awatea would like to thank our funders and sponsors for their support.