More than half of children living in temporary accommodation have
witnessed or experienced violence and two-thirds have experienced
disruption to their education, new research has found.
The report, written by supported housing charity Carr-Gomm and
funded by the Children’s Fund, states that the high levels of
emotional, health and educational needs among children in temporary
accommodation are not being met.
It recommends an extension of the role of link social workers
working between area teams and hostels and more collaborative
The research was carried out in east Leeds.
– We’re Just Like Other Kids from www.Carr-Gomm.org.uk