The coronavirus outbreak has significantly impacted on the lives of children in care and young care leavers, creating new challenges and exacerbating existing ones. This briefing outlines our key concerns and offers recommendations for how the government, local authorities and others can support this group.
Since the coronavirus outbreak, we have moved to delivering our advice and support over the phone and online. In the month following lockdown, we worked with more than double the number of young people compared to the same period last year.
Coronavirus and its impact on care-experienced young people (2020)