Key statistics - Voluntary out-of-home care

Last update: 20 April 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 agency24232424-
    Registered agency9398102102-
    Total117121126126-

    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 disability741331362372-
    Children and young people recorded without a disability89231811-
    Total830354380383-

    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 agency55555253-
    Case Plans recorded52555449-
    Total VOOHC placements5,7581,1021,1221,057-

    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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