NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR, APRIL 30, 2021
SOS Children’s Villages India has announced that it is ready to provide short or long-term care to vulnerable children across the country whose safety, security, and well-being have been severely affected because of losing parental care due to the Covid-19 pandemic and have no caregivers left to provide parental for them.
“In these trying times we express solidarity with the people to fight COVID-19, which has devastated the socio-economic fabric of the country…We are willing to join hands with the government, the corporates, and the civil society to extend care to children belonging to the underserved communities, whose families have been affected due to the pandemic in our 32 Children’s Villages across 22 States in providing short term and long term care,” said Sumanta Kar, Secretary General, SOS Children’s Villages.
“Children whose parents are COVID positive and are undergoing treatment could be placed under short-term care till their parents recover; and children who have lost parents can be placed under long-term care in our Family-Like Care Programme aka Children’s Villages,” he added.
People may use SOS Children’s Villages helpline number 18002083232 or email at [email protected] for getting assistance.