Save the Children Romania launches the first help line and online counseling service for children with parents working abroad

30 Oct 2015
Salvati Copiii Romania

In recent years, Romania has experienced a massive economic migration of population to countries with a more developed economy. One negative effect is the so-called phenomenon of "home alone children": children with one or both parents working abroa. The absence of one parent affects in many cases social life, emotional well-being and educational development of children.

With the support of The Velux Foundation, in 2015-2017, Save the Children implements a new project for children with parents working abroad, providing protection and education to children affected by migration of their parents. 

Save the Children has launched a helpline 0800 070 040 and also an online platform

This project is funded by: