Families, poverty and COVID-19

Section: The ALLIANCEType: News Item Date Published: 8th June 2020

An ALLIANCE Live interview with Aberlour (Scotland's Children's Charity).

Ian Welsh, the ALLIANCE’s Chief Executive, talks to Sallyann Kelly, Aberlour (Scotland’s Children’s Charity)’s Chief Executive and Morgan Ross, a young relief youth worker at Aberlour.

Aberlour (this link will take you away from our website) believes that all children deserve to flourish. They are there for children, young people and families across Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. Aberlour’s services are tailored to help each child, young person or family to be the very best they can be. They support them to overcome significant challenges like growing up in and leaving care, living with a disability and dealing with the impact of drugs and alcohol on family life. Aberlour offers support at the earliest opportunity, giving children the best possible start in life is at the heart of everything they do. Their vision is to transform the lives of the children and families they work with and, through this, contribute to building a fairer and more equal society.

This ALLIANCE Live interview touches on the work Aberlour do for children and families in Scotland, and how COVID-19 is affecting children in poverty. Morgan Ross provides insight into what it’s like growing up with support from Aberlour, and what her position within Aberlour entails now and how different her life could be if it wasn’t for Aberlour.

Watch this ALLIANCE Live interview on YouTube (this link will take you away from our website).

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