The Social Assistance Directorate as per the current/permanent address of the child takes an appropriate protection measure in view of the child’s needs and interests in line with the provisions of the Child Protection Act and its Implementing Regulations (placement in a crisis centre).
When the violence is committed by a parent, a person entrusted with providing care for the child or a person entrusted with the child, the child victim may be provided with protection in the form of placement outside the family in a social service for child victims of violence or trafficking. The judgment lays down measures with regard to the parental rights and referral of the parents to services to increase their parental capacity upon a proposal of the Social Assistance Directorate.
The placement of a child with a family of relatives or kin, a foster family or a social (crisis centre) or integrated health-social service of residential care is carried out by the court. Until the court renders its judgment, the Social Assistance Directorate as per the child’s current address carries out temporary placement in an administrative procedure.
A social worker from the Social Assistance Directorate accompanies and accommodates the child at the crisis centre based an order of the Director of the Social Assistance Directorate as per the child’s current/permanent address. Within one month of the issuance of the order for temporary placement in an administrative procedure, the Social Assistance Directorate requests that the child be placed in a judicial procedure before the district court.
The crisis centre draws up a report about the child’s stay after the end of the service which is provided to the Social Assistance Directorate as per the child’s current/permanent address and to the SACP.