Taiohi Tūrama supports eligible taiohi on their path to adulthood and long term wellbeing. This will include preparation for their transition from care or youth justice; provide proactive contact and support as they establish themselves; and assist taiohi to further develop their skills and achieve independence.

All referrals for this service are made through Oranga Tamariki Social Workers. Enquiries regarding eligibility can be made to our Transitions Youth Worker

The outcomes of the service include:


More young people have safe and stable living arrangements


More young people have the life skills they need to thrive as adults


More young people are healthy and recovering from trauma


More young people have a trusted adult in their lives and are engaged with family, cultural and community groups


More young people are in education, employment or volunteering


Reduced disparities in outcomes and experiences for tamariki Māori and their whānau


Children and young people feel more listened to and understood