Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs

The Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs (Bufdir) and the Office for Children, Youth and Family Affairs (Bufetat) are responsible for matters relating to state-funded child welfare services, family counselling and adoption.

The task of the Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs is to provide children, young people and families in need of help and support with appropriate, high-quality assistance nationwide.