Child Welfare

The primary duty of the child welfare services is to ensure that children and young people living under conditions that may harm their health and development will receive the necessary assistance when they need it, and to contribute to giving children and young people safe conditions for growing up.

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Child welfare service assistance measures for persons over 18 years of age

The objective of providing assistance measures for the 18-25 age group is to give these young persons the necessary help and support during the transition to an independent adult life.

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Division of responsibility in the Child Welfare Services

How does the Norwegian child welfare service works, and how is it organised?


Department of Child Welfare Services

Phone: +47 22 24 90 90
Address: Postboks 8036 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Visitor address: Akersgata 59, Oslo