Traumatised Afghan children stranded alone in UK

Author: TACT Communications

TACT CEO is featured in an Observer article alleging the thoughtless and inhumane treatment by the Home Office of unaccompanied Afghan children arriving in the UK.

Andy said “the Home Office has acted egregiously and with no regard of the best interests of the children in placing vulnerable children in a hotel.”

You can read the full article here.

We are urgently looking for foster carers across the UK to specialise in unaccompanied and asylum seeking fostering, including children arriving from Afghanistan.  We need more foster carers who will be able and willing to provide these vulnerable young people the support, guidance and care needed to help them become settled in the UK after having previous traumatic experiences.

Fostering young people who are seeking asylum does come with its challenges but is also hugely rewarding as you start see them settle into their new life in the UK.  You can find out more about fostering unaccompanied children seeking asylum here