Click on the video link to hear Kids Matter founder and director Eli Gardner in conversation with Kat Osborn (Safe Families) and You Neighbour about ow churches can help support families and vulnerable children in the UK...
We need joined up, thoughtful working out now of a combination of both digital and relational input to ensure all children have their needs met and in particular the most vulnerable amongst them.
It could be quite easy to turn inwards, managing our own turmoil as we figure out how to do ‘different’ in whatever context that might be. And many of us have done just that.
The plight of more disadvantaged children and families is much more front and centre, and will only continue to become so as the crisis is prolonged.
Six months after lockdown, facts and figures are emerging as research reports on the aftermath of lockdown, and what we know is that what was an already fragile situation for many vulnerable children in our country, is now worse.