Strengthening vulnerable families
UNICEF encourages reduction of the number of children living in residential care by preventing family separation whenever possible.
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UNICEF, in cooperation with the Ministry of Labour, Employment, Veteran and Social Affairs, encourages the reduction of the number of children living in residential care by preventing family separation whenever possible.
We are investing efforts to develop prevention services, for families living in multiple deprivations whose children are at risk of being separated from their parents and placed into care.
Over 900 families and 2,000 children supported by family outreach workers.
UNICEF prioritises the downsizing of the remaining large-scale institutions focusing on children aged 0-3 and children with disabilities.
We work to increase system capacities to scale-up family-based alternatives for children in care.
We provide professional, evidence-based advice, build the capacity of social workers and other practitioners and model innovative services to support those most excluded from society.