Christians are Shifting Support to Family Strengthening

*This article originally appeared in the Better Care Network November 2019 Newsletter The global church plays a vital role in care reform, as perhaps the largest group of direct providers of care to children and significant funders of residential care. Over decades Christians have unknowingly played a role in the unnecessary separation of children from families every time they built, visited or funded orphanages. However, since the development of the UN Guidelines on Alternative Care, there has been increased momentum to support quality family care for vulnerable children. We are seeing responsible reintegration of children and transitions of Christian [...]