Only a small proportion of unaccompanied and separated children in the EU live in family based care. The majority are placed in institutional reception facilities. Working with those children means, besides dealing with different backgrounds and different languages, coping with trauma or loss related to the reasons behind their arrival. Preparing host families on these themes can improve the quality/quantity of the reception and family based care (FBC) provided and decrease the risk of breakdowns.
Through the implementation of ALFACA II project, “Hope for Children” CRC Policy Center and other partners aim to support capacity building on rights of the child and child protection for practitioners and professionals working for and with migrant children in EU territory.
The project will deliver the following results to reach its objectives:
The implementation of the activities will consist in:
The ALFACA II project is co-financed by the Rights, Equality & Citizenship Programme of the European Commission (Ref. JUST/2014/RCHI/AG/PROF).