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(Without a Home) they took me into care.

Homelessness and Child Protection

The data on the relationship between homelessness and being involved in child protection are not extensive. In 2012, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare attempted to link data between child protection SAAP and juvenile justice sources. The published report stated that of those young people with a substantiated child protection notification, 6% had received support from homeless services in the past 12 months, whilst 7% had received homeless support in the year after their most recent substantiated notification.[1] 

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