Covid-19: Call to action to protect vulnerable families and children in alternative care across Europe

A child and parent embracing

Publication details

Author(s): Lumos, Hope and Homes for Children
Date: May 2020
Themes: Covid 19, European Union, Alternative Care

The COVID-19 pandemic, and the accompanying measures put in place to control it, are having a dramatic impact on some of Europe’s most vulnerable children, families and communities, compounding structural weaknesses in child protection and welfare systems.

In this publication, we call on European governments and European Union institutions to reinforce actions to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable children and families.