Unit 1 > Services > Child poverty and Homelessness

Barnardo’s believe that families living in povertyhoverover are living on about £10 per day to pay for essential needs such as food, heating, toys, clothes, electricity and transport.

Living in poverty affects a  child’s life and  the rest of their life.

Other effects:

Less likely to get 5 GCSEs A* - C

Poorer health

Poor housing is an important  characteristic of poverty

Shelter campaign against  poor housing .  They believe poor housing affects  the increased incidence of poor health, underachievement in school, mental health problems, being victims of bullying, may have speech problems, poor personal relationships, less opportunity in life.

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