Key statistics - Voluntary out-of-home care

Last update: 14 September 2022

Quarterly and financial year statistics for voluntary out-of-home care in NSW

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    Number of agencies

    Financial year 2020-21Jul-Sep 2021Oct-Dec 2021Jan-Mar 2022Apr-Jun 2022
    Designated agency2423242423
    Registered agency9398102102107
    Total117121126126130

    Number of children and young people accessing voluntary out-of-home care

    Financial year 2020-21Jul-Sep 2021Oct-Dec 2021Jan-Mar 2022Apr-Jun 2022
    Children and young people recorded with a disability741331362372390
    Children and young people recorded without a disability892318119
    Total830354380383399

    Number of voluntary out-of-home care placements

    Financial year 2020-21Jul-Sep 2021Oct-Dec 2021Jan-Mar 2022Apr-Jun 2022
    Placements supervised by a designated agency5555525350
    Case Plans recorded5255544949
    Total VOOHC placements5,7581,1021,1221,0574321

    The above is based on data entered by agencies on the voluntary out-of-home care register and may include some errors. Our monitoring team works closely with agencies to ensure accuracy of data.

    These statistics include non-identifying information only.

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