Netherlands Youth Institute

A favourable youth for every child. That’s the aim of the Netherlands Youth Institute. The Netherlands Youth Institute owns and shares knowledge on what works to boost and to hinder a favourable childhood.

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Facts and figures

Overall, 85 percent of Dutch children and young people are doing fine. They grow up with normal development opportunities and without the need for professional support or care. 15 percent of young people and their families need guidance and support in parenting, health care or other youth services. For most of them this concerns minor upbringing issues in health, education or parenting support, which can be addressed through preventive services or basic care. Almost 5 percent of them  need more specialized care.

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