The New Start Programme
New Start is a programme for repeat offenders parenting a child under the age of 6 months, or pregnant.
New Start accepts clients with the following criteria:
Referrals to New Start services are accepted from all government sectors and community-based agencies.
These documents are available for download and printing. All are in PDF format.
Over the years 2001-2012, referrals have come from:
A high proportion of clients presented with severe substance addictions, family violence problems and histories of children removed by CYFS.