Nearly 5,000 extra children predicted to be placed in out-of-home care from pandemic - The Sector

A newly commissioned report has considered three scenarios to assess the impact of COVID-19 on families experiencing vulnerability coming to the concerning conclusion that, unless deliberate and considered action is taken, an additional 4,500 Victorian children could enter the out-of-home care system by 2026 as a result of COVID-19, increasing the total number of children potentially in out-of-home care in six years’ time to 27,500 children. Click here to read the full article. 

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