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Voluntary out-of-home care key statistics

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

These statistics include non-identifying information only. Figures going back to 2010-11 are also available. (PDF 162.5KB)

Voluntary out-of-home care annual and quarterly statistics
Financial year 2020–21 Jul–Sep 2021 Oct–Dec 2021 Jan–Mar 2022 Apr–Jun 2022
Number of agencies
Designated agency 24 23 - - -
Registered agency 93 98 - - -
Total 117 121 - - -
Number of children and young people accessing voluntary out-of-home care
Children and young people recorded with a disability 741 331 - - -
Children and young people recorded without a disability 89 23 - - -
Total 830 354 - - -
Number of voluntary out-of-home care placements
Placements supervised by a designated agency 55 55 - - -
Case Plans recorded 52 55 - - -
Placements without a Case Plan or supervision 5,651 992 - - -
Total 5,758 1,102 - - -

* 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.