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(UK) Dorset needs $$$ for children services; 'unable to meet demand"

Mar 28, 2019, Dorset Daily Echo: CEO of Dorset Youth Association says raising money for children's services is 'worse than it's ever been' https://www.dorsetecho.co.uk/news/17531174.ceo-of-dorset-youth-association-says-raising-money-for-childrens-services-is-worse-than-its-ever-been/ The CEO of Dorset Youth Association says raising money for children services is ‘worse than it has ever been’. Dave Thompson spoke about the impact of cuts to children’s services at The Bishop of Sherborne’s Rural Breakfast, which was held at Kingston Maurward. Mr Thompson said: “It is worse than I have ever known it to try and raise money, we have seen a significant impact from the cuts. … “And this against a background where more young people in Dorset are reporting mental health issues while we are unable to meet the demand for mental health services. … Allen Knott, Chairman of DYA, who is also a lay minister in the diocese said: “The safety net for young people is organisations like us." …