Children's home providers 'fear influx of referrals' as lockdown lifts


Children’s home providers fear an “influx of children needing placements” as the coronavirus lockdown begins to lift amid concerns over a shortage of foster carers, the Independent Children’s Home Association (ICHA) has said.

Children's homes have seen an increase in referrals for short term placements. Picture: Adobe Stock
Children's homes have seen an increase in referrals for short term placements. Picture: Adobe Stock

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