Do you want to to apply for youth care (jeugdhulp) for your child? For example, because your child needs extra care or support? You can apply for this at your municipality. You can also contact a youth team (jeugdteam) directly. A youth team supports young people and their families when they need help with growing up and parenting.
You can use a personal budget (persoonsgebonden budget – PGB) to pay for youth care. A PGB is an amount of money that can be used to purchase care or support for personal reasons.
Contact your municipality for youth care for your child. Your municipality provides advice on youth care and will determine the best kind of support for your child. It will do so together with you and your child. The municipality also ensures that your child has access to youth care.
Every municipality implements its youth support differently. Some municipalities have a neighbourhood team (wijkteam) in each neighbourhood, while others have a youth and family centre (Centrum jeugd en gezin).
You can also directly contact your neighbourhood team. A school, GP or sports club can also refer you. The municipality also has a list of youth teams and neighbourhood teams.
This is how it works in your (future) place of residence
Youth care is available for children and young people up to the age of 18. As a parent or carer, are you concerned about your child? Or if you have any questions about your child's upbringing or health, please contact Centrum voor Elkaar.
In the municipality of Bunnik, a lot of care and help is given by volunteers and professionals that you can contact directly. You do not need an indication from the municipality to use these general facilities.
Centrum voor Elkaar
If you are unable to reach an agreement with family, friends or neighbors and general facilities are not appropriate, please contact Centrum voor Elkaar. Even if you are concerned about someone else. Together we look at the possibilities.