Care Leavers are a marginalized group who often face significant social and economic disadvantage. With COVID-19 crisis, as people become more and more reliant on close family and friends support, Care Leavers with limited social networks faced increased social isolation and economic challenges, and also leading to mental health challenges.
Read more to understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children in Europe with special focus for children in alternate care and public policies.
Understand the situation of Care Leavers in the Pandemic through a brief survey with special focus on coping mechanisms, support systems available, challenges faced and their suggestions on the kind of changes they would like to see for Care Leavers in a post COVID-19 world.
Find out more on the Youth Challenge where adolescents and youth of India ideated solutions to the problems faced by them-personal, professional, social and environmental.
A survey was undertaken to assess the impact of COVID19 on staff and children in residential care. Focus was to document the challenges arising for children and staff as a result of the COVID19 restrictions, the impact on work practices, the need for increased or additional support and any innovative practices emerging as a result of the crisis.