Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine Yuliya Sokolovska met with representatives of UNICEF social projects. During the meeting, the participants discussed ways to resolve the complex of social issues related to the consequences of the spread of COVID-19 in Ukraine.
In particular, the key focus was on social support and patronage of the most socially vulnerable groups of population, as well as the support for the family-based care and for the children who returned to biological families.
The participants of the meeting noted that raising the status of social workers who work directly with families, their proper financial support and providing personal protective equipment is an urgent issue given the pandemic.
The implementation of social programs aimed at state support for these categories of families was also discussed.