Homes for Ukraine: safeguarding concerns for vulnerable refugees

Fiona Simpson
Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Government’s ‘hands-off’ approach to safeguarding checks of those participating in the Homes for Ukraine scheme prompts concerns over risk of trafficking and exploitation of vulnerable children and young adults.

Sixteen per cent of councils reported at least one or more sponsors listed to have matched with refugees as posing a safeguarding risk. Picture: aviavlad/Adobe Stock
Sixteen per cent of councils reported at least one or more sponsors listed to have matched with refugees as posing a safeguarding risk. Picture: aviavlad/Adobe Stock

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