In the last few weeks we have met several support organisations and service providers. Severe funding cuts and lack of clarity on the policy agenda for migrant children of the coalition government are a cause of great concern for front line workers. Anxiety for expected job loss and for the impact of these changes on their clients are shared among many interviewees. This is how an interviewee explained the current situation today:
It’s not clear yet to us how many times you need to quote ‘the Big Society‘ to secure some funding for our services.